Anisotropic MAP defined by eigenvoices for large vocabulary continuous speech recognition

@inproceedings{Botterweck2001AnisotropicMD,
  title={Anisotropic MAP defined by eigenvoices for large vocabulary continuous speech recognition},
  author={Henrik Botterweck},
  booktitle={ICASSP},
  year={2001}
}
A generalmethodis examined,which unifiesthe eigenvoice approach[1, 2, 4] andMAP adaptation.Thea priori distribution for MAP is chosento be anisotropicwith theeigenvoicesaspreferreddirectionswhile still allowing adaptationinto all otherdirections.This allows theexploitationof a priori knowledgeabout typical speaker variability within the MAP framework. This… CONTINUE READING