A Speech Engine for Mauritian Creole

  • Wajiha Noormamode
  • Baby Gobin-RahimbuxEmail author
  • Mohammad Peerboccus
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 863)


This paper presents the work done for the creation of a Creole Speech Engine. Speech recognition can improve the experience of a user and can contribute to technology adoption and usage. At present, most speech-based applications are in English or other foreign languages. Having a Creole-based speech engine to support application can be very beneficial. Therefore, a Creole dictionary and grammar file has been developed. Creole recordings with Mauritian accents have also been linked to the Creole dictionary. The success rate has been tested using a particular scenario and the results have been presented.


Speech engines Speech recognition Digital dictionaries Mauritian Creole dictionary 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wajiha Noormamode
    • 1
  • Baby Gobin-Rahimbux
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mohammad Peerboccus
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MauritiusReduitMauritius

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