First International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP 90)

Kobe, Japan
November 18-22, 1990

Linguistic Knowledge for Spoken Dialogue Processing

Tsuyoshi Morimoto, Toshiyuki Takezawa

ATR Interpreting Telephony Research Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan

In this paper, we discuss what kinds of linguistic knowledge are important and how they contribute to improvement of speech recognition accuracy by analyzing the actual results from a Japanese speech recognition experiment. Linguistic knowledge is categorized into four groups: syntax, semantics, pragmatics and contextual information. Through analysis, qualitative and quantitative evaluation of their abilities are made.

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Bibliographic reference.  Morimoto, Tsuyoshi / Takezawa, Toshiyuki (1990): "Linguistic knowledge for spoken dialogue processing", In ICSLP-1990, 1309-1312.