Pronunciation Modelling of Foreign Words for Sepedi ASR

  title={Pronunciation Modelling of Foreign Words for Sepedi ASR},
  author={Thipe Modipa and Marelie H. Davel},
This study focuses on the effective pronunciation modelling of words from different languages encountered during the development of a Sepedi automatic speech recognition (ASR) system. While the speech corpus used for training the ASR system consists mostly of Sepedi utterances, many words from English (and other South African languages) are embedded within the Sepedi sentences. In order to model these words effectively, different approaches to pronunciation dictionary development are… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, results, connections, and topics extracted from this paper.
5 Extracted Citations
10 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Referenced Papers

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 10 references

Investigation into automatic continuous speech recognition of different dialects of Northern Sotho

  • H. J. Oosthuizen, M. A. Mapeka, M. J. Manamela
  • Proc. Seventeenth Annual Symposium of the Pattern…
  • 2006
1 Excerpt

Aspects of automatic speech recognition with respect to Northern Sotho

  • T. M. Modiba
  • Master’s thesis, University of the North, South…
  • 2004
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…