The Cu-htk March 2000 Hub 5 E Transcription System

  title={The Cu-htk March 2000 Hub 5 E Transcription System},
  author={Thomas Hain and Philip C. Woodland and Gunnar Evermann and Dan Povey},
This paper describes the Cambridge University HTK (CU-HTK) system developed for the NIST March 2000 evaluation of English conversational telephone speech transcription (Hub5E). A range of new features have been added to the HTK system used in the 1998 Hub5 evaluation, and the changes taken together have resulted in an 11% relative decrease in word error rate on the 1998 evaluation test set. Major changes include the use of maximum mutual information estimation in training as well as… CONTINUE READING
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