1st Edition

Automatic Speech Translation

Edited By Akira Kurematsu Copyright 1996

    Automatic Speech Translation introduces recent results of Japanese research and development in speech translation and speech recognition. Topics covered include: fundamental concepts of speech recognition; speech pattern representation; phoneme-based HMM phoneme recognition; continuous speech recognition; speaker adaptation; speaker-independent speech recognition; utterance analysis, utterance transfer, utterance generation; contextual process­ing; speech synthesis and an experimental system of speech translation. This book presents the complicated technological aspects of machine translation and speech recognition, and outlines the future directions of this rapidly developing area of technology.

    1. Introduction to Speech Translation 2. Speech Recognition 3. Language Translation of Spoken Language 4. Speech Synthesis 5. Experimental System of Speech Translation 6. Future Directions


    Akira Kurematsu University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan. Tsuyoshi Morimoto ATR Interpreting Telecommunications Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan.