1st Joint SIG-IL/Microsoft Workshop on Speech and Language Technologies for Iberian Languages
Porto Salvo, Portugal
The paper describes aspects, methods and results of the development of an automatic transcription system for Catalan broadcast conversation by means of speech recognition. Emphasis is given to Catalan language, acoustic and language modelling methods and recognition. Results are discussed in context of phenomena and challenges in spontaneous speech, in particular regarding phoneme duration and feature space reduction.
Bibliographic reference. Schulz, Henrik / Fonollosa, Josť A. R. / Rybach, David (2009): "A baseline system for the transcription of Catalan broadcast conversation", In SLTECH-2009, 49-52.