Learning Linguistically Valid Pronun

Abstract

We describe an algorithm to learn word pronunciations from acoustic data. The algorithm jointly optimizes the pronunciation of a word using (a) the acoustic match of this pronunciation to the observed data, and (b) how “linguistically reasonable” the pronunciation is. Variations of word pronunciations in the recognition dictionary (which was created by… (More)

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@inproceedings{Beaufays2003LearningLV, title={Learning Linguistically Valid Pronun}, author={Françoise Beaufays and Ananth Sankar}, year={2003} }