A Feature-based Filled Pause Detection System for Dutch

  title={A Feature-based Filled Pause Detection System for Dutch},
  author={Frederik Stouten and Jean-Pierre Martens},
Nowadays, automatic speech recognizers have become quite good in recognizing well prepared fluent speech (e.g. news readings). However, the recognition of unprepared or spontaneous speech is still problematic. Some important reasons for this are that spontaneous speech is less articulated, exhibits a high speaking rate and usually contains a lot of disfluencies. The latter occur when the speaker needs time to think about the continuation of his discourse, or when he needs to change/correct his… CONTINUE READING
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