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1st Edition

Automatic Speech Translation

Edited By

Akira Kurematsu

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ISBN 9782919875023
Published May 28, 1996 by CRC Press
124 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

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

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