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Knowledge-Based Computer Recognition of Speech

  • Renato De Mori
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 30)

Abstract

At present, a number of scientists and engineers seem to be quite interested in doing research in the area of speech recognition by computer. Different workers in the field have different approaches, and might even describe their motivations for doing speech recognition research somewhat differently. A very common position, for example, is that the main goal of speech recognition research is to develop techniques and systems for speech input to machines. If we consider machines which are real computers, rather than mere automatic dictation devices, this makes speech recognition an instance of the general problem of designing a convenient and pleasant human-computer interface, the ultimate goal being the ability to talk to computers in much the same way we now talk to fellow human beings. Indeed, if both speech recognition and general machine intelligence make sufficient progress in our lifetimes, we could conceivably encounter computers that not only listen but also reply sensibly.

Keywords

Speech Recognition Acoustic Property Speech Recognition System Phonetic Feature Continuous Speech Recognition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Renato De Mori
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  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceMcGill UniversityMontréalCanada

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