Automated directory assistance system - from theory to practice

  title={Automated directory assistance system - from theory to practice},
  author={Dong Yu and Yun-Cheng Ju and Ye-Yi Wang and Geoffrey Zweig and Alex Acero},
The automated directory assistance system (ADAS) is traditionally formulated as an automatic speech recognition (ASR) problem. Recently, it has been formulated as a voice search problem, where a spoken utterance is firstly converted into text, which in turn is used to search for the listing. In this paper, we focus on the design and development of the utterance-to-listing component of ADAS. We show that many theoretical and practical issues need to be resolved when applying the basic idea of… CONTINUE READING
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