William P. McNeill

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Separate avenues of prior work have shown that parsing language models lead to improved recognition performance, and that segmentation of speech into sentence-like units has an impact on parser performance. This paper brings these two findings together, showing that segmentation also impacts the quality of a syntax-based language model, such that larger(More)
and have found that it is complete and satisfactory in all respects, and that any and all revisions required by the final examining committee have been made. Date: In presenting this thesis in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a master's degree at the University of Washington, I agree that the Library shall make its copies freely available for(More)
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