Acoustic and language modeling of human and nonhuman noises for human-to-human spontaneous speech recognition

@inproceedings{Schultz1995AcousticAL,
  title={Acoustic and language modeling of human and nonhuman noises for human-to-human spontaneous speech recognition},
  author={Tanja Schultz and Ivica Rogina},
  booktitle={ICASSP},
  year={1995}
}
In this paper several improvements of our speech-to-speech translation system JANUS on spontaneous human-to-human dialogs are presented. Common phenomena in spontaneous speech are described, followed by a classi cation of di erent types of noises. To handle the variety of spontaneous e ects in human-to-human dialogs, special noise models are introduced representing both human and nonhuman noises, as well as word fragments. It will be shown that both the acoustic and the language modeling of… CONTINUE READING