Automatic Speech Recognition
Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
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Levis, J. and Suvorov, R. 2012. Automatic Speech Recognition. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics.
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
Automatic speech recognition (ASR) is an independent, machine-based process of decoding and transcribing oral speech. A typical ASR system receives acoustic input from a speaker through a microphone, analyzes it using some pattern, model, or algorithm, and produces an output, usually in the form of a text (Lai, Karat, & Yankelovich, 2008).