EUROSPEECH 2001 Scandinavia
7th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology

Aalborg, Denmark
September 3-7, 2001


Investigations on Conversational Speech Recognition

Peter Beyerlein, X. Aubert, M. Harris, C. Meyer, Hauke Schramm

Philips Research Laboratories Aachen, Germany

Automatic speech recognition of real-life conversational speech is a precondition for building natural human-centered man-machine interfaces. Being able to extract speech utterances from real-life broadcast news audio streams and transcribing them with an overall word accuracy of 83% we are still faced with the problem of transcribing true conversational speech in real-life (i.e. bad) background conditions. The switchboard task focusses on the latter problem. The paper summarizes a set of experimental investigations on the switchboard corpus using the Philips LVCSR system.

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Bibliographic reference.  Beyerlein, Peter / Aubert, X. / Harris, M. / Meyer, C. / Schramm, Hauke (2001): "Investigations on conversational speech recognition", In EUROSPEECH-2001, 499-502.