Chapter 7. Automatic Speech Recognition and Constructive Theories of Language

  1. Stephen E. Levinson

Published Online: 21 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470020911.ch7

Mathematical Models for Speech Technology

Mathematical Models for Speech Technology

How to Cite

Levinson, S. E. (2005) Automatic Speech Recognition and Constructive Theories of Language, in Mathematical Models for Speech Technology, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470020911.ch7

Author Information

  1. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470844076

Online ISBN: 9780470020913

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Keywords:

  • constructive theory of language;
  • automatic speech recognition;
  • “language engine”;
  • Allophonic variation;
  • dynamic programming algorithm;
  • beam search;
  • modular architecture;
  • Syntax analysis;
  • text analyzer;
  • articulatory synthesis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Integrated architectures

  • Modular architectures

  • Parameter estimation from fluent speech

  • System performance

  • Other speech technologies