Paper: Speech Translation for Triage of Emergency Phonecalls in Minority Languages

ACL ID W08-1509
Title Speech Translation for Triage of Emergency Phonecalls in Minority Languages
Venue Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of the Lexicon
Session
Year 2008
Authors

We describe Ayudame, a system de- signed to recognize and translate Spanish emergency calls for better dispatching. We analyze the research challenges in adapting speech translation technology to 9-1-1 domain. We report our initial re- search in 9-1-1 translation system design, ASR experiments, and utterance classifi- cation for translation.