George Luger

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Automatic speech recognition (ASR) is usually defined as the transformation of an acoustic signal to words. Though there are cases where the transformation to words is useful, the definition does not exhaust all contexts in which ASR could be used. Once the constraint that an ASR system outputs words is relaxed, modifications that reduce the search space(More)
It is now well understood that language use shapes the acoustic delivery of phonological patterns. One common example of this type of language change-under-use is metathesis, which is the reversal of the expected linear ordering of sounds. The gradual transformation of the Spanish word chipotle to chipolte in the United States is an example of metathetic(More)
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