Paper: Learning Pronunciation Dictionaries: Language Complexity And Word Selection Strategies

ACL ID N06-1030
Title Learning Pronunciation Dictionaries: Language Complexity And Word Selection Strategies
Venue Human Language Technologies
Session Main Conference
Year 2006
Authors

The speed with which pronunciation dictio- naries can be bootstrapped depends on the ef- ficiency of learning algorithms and on the or- dering of words presented to the user. This pa- per presents an active-learning word selection strategy that is mindful of human limitations. Learning rates approach that of an oracle sys- tem that knows the final LTS rule set.