We carried out a one-year project to build a portable speech-to-speech translation system in a new language that could run on a small portable computer. Croatian was chosen as the target language. The resulting system was tested with real users on a trip to Croatia in the spring of 2001. We describe its basic components, the methods we used to build them,… (More)
This paper describes building of the basic components, particularly speech recognition and synthesis, of a speech-to-speech translation system. This work is described within the framework of the " Tongues: small footprint speech-to-speech translation device " developed at CMU and Lock-heed Martin for use by US Army Chaplains.