Exploiting transitions and focussing on linguistic properties for ASR

@inproceedings{Koreman1998ExploitingTA,
  title={Exploiting transitions and focussing on linguistic properties for ASR},
  author={Jacques C. Koreman and William J. Barry and Bistra Andreeva},
  booktitle={ICSLP},
  year={1998}
}
This paper describes three cross-language ASR experiments which use hidden Markov mode lling. The first one shows that consonant identification improves when vowel transitions are used. In particular, the consonants’ place of articulation is identified better, because the vowel transitions contain formant trajectories which depend on the consonant’s place of articulation. The second experiment compares consonant identification results when acoustic parameters belonging to the consonant itself… CONTINUE READING

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