Handling Variation in Speech and Language Processing

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When spoken language systems are faced with variations such as different speakers or the presence of noise, their performance usually degrades. This article looks at some of the ways such systems handle variation and how they attempt to prevent this degradation in performance.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Language and Linguistics
EditorsKeith Brown
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)978-0-08-044854-1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2006

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • adaptation
  • automatic speech recognition
  • speech signal processing
  • speech synthesis
  • text-to-speech synthesis


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