Pronunciation Modelling of Foreign Words for Sepedi ASR

@inproceedings{Modipa2010PronunciationMO,
  title={Pronunciation Modelling of Foreign Words for Sepedi ASR},
  author={Thipe Modipa and Marelie H. Davel},
  year={2010}
}
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

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