Applications of phonetic description

  • Eric Laporte
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 377)


Computer applications with vocal input-output in natural languages will involve the use of accurate phonetic data, and in particular of data about phonetic variations. Those variations can be described, analyzed and given a formal representation with simple tools from computer theory: strings of symbols and transductions. However, gathering those basic phonetic data also implies a systematic study of the lexicon of the languages. At that expense, some of the specific difficulties of speech, as opposed to written texts, can be overcome.


Speech Recognition Speech Synthesis Synthetic Speech French Word Phonetic Transcription 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric Laporte
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  1. 1.Laboratoire d'automatique documentaire et linguistiqueUniversité Paris 7Paris Cedex 05

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