Word error rate

Known as: Error rate, WER, Word recognition rate 
Word error rate (WER) is a common metric of the performance of a speech recognition or machine translation system. The general difficulty of… (More)
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2008
2008
This paper studies the relationship between word error rate (WER) and keyword error rate (KER) in speech transcripts and their… (More)
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2005
2005
We apply boosting techniques to the problem of word error rate minimisation in speech recognition. This is achieved through a new… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
It is a conventional wisdom in the speech community that better speech recognition accuracy is a good indicator for better spoken… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
In this paper we introduce the Minimum Phone Error (MPE) and Minimum Word Error (MWE) criteria for the discriminative training of… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
We describe a new framework for distilling information from word lattices to improve the accuracy of speech recognition and… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Automatic generation of text summaries for spoken language faces the problem of containing incorrect words and passages due to… (More)
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1999
1999
From the theory of Bayesian pattern recognition it is well known that the maximum a posteriori decision criterion yields a… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
We describe a new algorithm for finding the hypothesis in a recognition lattice that is expected to minimize the word error rate… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
We show that the standard hypothesis scoring paradigm used in maximum-likelihood-based speech recognition systems is not optimal… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Ž . In the field of Automatic Speech Recognition ASR research, it is conventional to pursue those approaches that reduce the word… (More)
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