Transcribing broadcast news with the 1997 Abbot System

  title={Transcribing broadcast news with the 1997 Abbot System},
  author={Gary D. Cook and Tony Robinson},
  journal={Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, ICASSP '98 (Cat. No.98CH36181)},
  pages={917-920 vol.2}
  • G. Cook, T. Robinson
  • Published 12 May 1998
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, ICASSP '98 (Cat. No.98CH36181)
Previous DARPA CSR evaluations have focused on the transcription of broadcast news from both television and radio programmes. This is a challenging task because the data includes a variety of speaking styles and channel conditions. This paper describes the development of a connectionist-hidden Markov model (HMM) system, and the enhancements designed to improve the performance on broadcast news data. Both multilayer perceptron (MLP) and recurrent neural network acoustic models have been… 
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