Creating corpora for speech-to-speech translation

  title={Creating corpora for speech-to-speech translation},
  author={Gen-ichiro Kikui and Eiichiro Sumita and Toshiyuki Takezawa and Seiichi Yamamoto},
This paper presents three approaches to creating corpora that we are working on for speech-to-speech translation in the travel conversation task. The first approach is to collect sentences that bilingual travel experts consider useful for people going-to/coming-from another country. The resulting English-Japanese aligned corpora are collectively called the basic travel expression corpus (BTEC), which is now being translated into several other languages. The second approach tries to expand this… CONTINUE READING
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