5th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing

Sydney, Australia
November 30 - December 4, 1998

Phonetic-Level Mispronunciation Detection in Non-Native Swedish Speech

Philippe Langlais (1), Anne-Marie Öster (2), Björn Granström (1)

(1) CTT-KTH, Sweden; (2) TMH-KTH, Sweden

This contribution presents part of the work initiated at the CTT for the development of speech technology to assist non-native speakers learn Swedish. This study focuses mainly on the automatic location of mispronunciations at a phonetic level. We first describe the database we created for this work and then report on the reliability of several phonetic scores to automatically locate segmental problems in student utterances.

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Bibliographic reference.  Langlais, Philippe / Öster, Anne-Marie / Granström, Björn (1998): "Phonetic-level mispronunciation detection in non-native Swedish speech", In ICSLP-1998, paper 0311.