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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
A new recurrent neural network based language model (RNN LM) with applications to speech recognition is presented. Results… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Searching and indexing historical handwritten collections are a very challenging problem. We describe an approach called word… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Evaluation of automatic translation output is a difficult task. Several performance measures like Word Error Rate, Position… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
We investigate the relation between ownership structure and firm performance in Continental Europe, using data from 675 publicly… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Many groups have investigated the relationship of word error rate and perplexity of language models. This issue is of central… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We describe a new framework for distilling information from word lattices to improve the accuracy of the speech recognition… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The paper investigates the estimation of word posterior probabilities based on word lattices and presents applications of these… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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