Automatic New Word Acquisition: Spelling from Acoustics

@inproceedings{Alleva1989AutomaticNW,
  title={Automatic New Word Acquisition: Spelling from Acoustics},
  author={Fil Alleva and Kai-Fu Lee},
  booktitle={HLT},
  year={1989}
}
The problem of extending the lexicon of words in an automatic speech recognition system is commonly referred to as the the new word problem. When encountered in the context of an embedded speech recognition system this problem can be be divided into the following sub-problems. First, identify the presence of a new word. Second, acquire a phonetic… CONTINUE READING