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A Speech-to-Speech Translation based Interface for Tourism

  • M. Cettolo
  • A. Corazza
  • G. Lazzari
  • F. Pianesi
  • E. Pianta
  • L. M. Tovena

Abstract

This paper presents a speech-to-speech translation system for tourism application developed in the context of the C-STAR consortium. Potential users can communicate by speech and by using their own language with a travel agent in order to organize their travel. The system uses an interchange format representation of the semantic contents of utterances, which is flexible and simplifies the system portability to new languages. A demonstrative prototype, developed at ITC-irst, is now working for the Italian modules and was integrated with the English counter part developed at the Interactive System Laboratory at CMU.

Keywords

Machine Translation Translation System Spontaneous Speech Interchange Format Tourist Information 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Cettolo
    • 1
  • A. Corazza
    • 1
  • G. Lazzari
    • 1
  • F. Pianesi
    • 1
  • E. Pianta
    • 1
  • L. M. Tovena
    • 1
  1. 1.ITC-irstTrentoItaly

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