5th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology

Rhodes, Greece
September 22-25, 1997

Subarashii: Japanese Interactive Spoken Language Education

Farzad Ehsani, Jared Bernstein, Amir Najmi, Ognjen Todic

Entropic Research Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA, USA

Subarashii is a system that uses automatic speech recognition (ASR) to offer first-level, computer-based exercises in the Japanese language for beginning high school students. Building the Subarashii system has identified strengths and limitations of ASR technology and has led to some novel methods in the development of materials for computer- based interactive spoken language education.

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Bibliographic reference.  Ehsani, Farzad / Bernstein, Jared / Najmi, Amir / Todic, Ognjen (1997): "Subarashii: Japanese interactive spoken language education", In EUROSPEECH-1997, 681-684.