Integrating speech and language processing is an important problem to be solved to achieve continuous large vocabulary speech recognition which will be aimed at a speech translation system or a human interface of man-machine system. Since conversational speech is normally continuous, with most words running together, recognition of phrases, at least, of continuous speech is necessary.
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