Exploiting Predictable Response Training to Improve Automatic Recognition of Children's Spoken Responses

@inproceedings{Chen2010ExploitingPR,
  title={Exploiting Predictable Response Training to Improve Automatic Recognition of Children's Spoken Responses},
  author={Wei Chen and Jack Mostow and Gregory Aist},
  booktitle={Intelligent Tutoring Systems},
  year={2010}
}
The unpredictability of spoken responses by young children (6-7 years old) makes them problematic for automatic speech recognizers. Aist and Mostow proposed predictable response training to improve automatic recognition of children’s free-form spoken responses. We apply this approach in the context of Project LISTEN’s Reading Tutor to the task of teaching children an important reading comprehension strategy, namely to make up their own questions about text while reading it. We show how to use… CONTINUE READING

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