Paper: Automated Speech Recognition: A Framework For Research

ACL ID E85-1035
Title Automated Speech Recognition: A Framework For Research
Venue Annual Meeting of The European Chapter of The Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1985

This paper reflects the view that the decoding of speech, either by computer systems or people, must to a large extent be determined by the ways in which the speaker has encoded the information necessary for its comprehension. We therefore place great emphasis on the use of psycholinguistics as a tool for the construction of models essential to the characterisation of the speech understanding task. We are primarily concerned with the interactions between the various levels at which a fragment of speech can be described (e.g. acoustic-phonetic, lexical, syntactic, etc), and the ways in which the knowledge bases associated with each of these "levels" contribute towards a final interpretation of an utterance. We propose to use the Chart Parser as a general computational framework for simulati...