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Silence Models in Weighted Finite-State Transducers
Type of publication: Idiap-RR
Citation: pgarner:rr08-19
Number: Idiap-RR-19-2008
Year: 2008
Institution: IDIAP
Note: To appear in Interspeech 2008
Abstract: We investigate the effects of different silence modelling strategies in Weighted Finite-State Transducers for Automatic Speech Recognition. We show that the choice of silence models, and the way they are included in the transducer, can have a significant effect on the size of the resulting transducer; we present a means to prevent particularly large silence overheads. Our conclusions include that context-free silence modelling fits well with transducer based grammars, whereas modelling silence as a monophone and a context has larger overheads.
Userfields: ipdmembership={speech},
Projects Idiap
Authors Garner, Philip N.
Crossref by pgarner:interspeech:2008
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