Automatic Accent Assessment Using Phonetic Mismatch and Human Perception

Abstract

In this study, a new algorithm for automatic accent evaluation of native and non-native speakers is presented. The proposed system consists of two main steps: alignment and scoring. In the alignment step, the speech utterance is processed using a Weighted Finite State Transducer (WFST) based technique to automatically estimate the pronunciation mismatches… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/TASL.2013.2258011

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