Paper: Word Pronunciation Disambiguation Using The Web

ACL ID N06-2042
Title Word Pronunciation Disambiguation Using The Web
Venue Human Language Technologies
Session Short Paper
Year 2006
Authors
  • Eiichiro Sumita (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Kyoto Japan; ATR Spoken Language Communication Research Laboratories, Kyoto Japan)
  • Fumiaki Sugaya (KDDI R&D Labs, Saitama Japan)

This paper proposes an automatic method of reading proper names with multiple pronunciations. First, the method obtains Web pages that include both the proper name and its pronunciation. Second, the method feeds them to the learner for clas- sification. The current accuracy is around 90% for open data.