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Handling Variation in Speech and Language Processing

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    Rights statement: © King, S. (2006). Handling variation in speech and language processing. In K. Brown (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. (2nd ed., pp. 199-203). Elsevier. 10.1016/B0-08-044854-2/04683-6

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Language and Linguistics
EditorsKeith Brown
PublisherElsevier
Pages199-203
Number of pages5
Edition2nd
ISBN (Print)978-0-08-044854-1
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Publication statusPublished - Mar 2006

Abstract

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.

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

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