Application Areas

  • Gernot A. Fink
Part of the Advances in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition book series (ACVPR)


This chapter gives an overview over the most important application areas of Markov model technology. First, he automatic recognition of speech will be considered as the prototypical application before the two further main application areas will be presented, namely character and handwriting recognition as well as the analysis of biological sequences. The chapter closes with an outlook onto some of the many further fields of application for Markov models.


Hide Markov Model Speech Recognition Speech Signal Automatic Speech Recognition Vocal Tract 
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  • Gernot A. Fink
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceTU Dortmund UniversityDortmundGermany

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