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Introduction

  • Mohamed Elmahdy
  • Rainer Gruhn
  • Wolfgang Minker

Abstract

In this chapter, we introduce the challenges for dialectal Arabic speech recognition. State-of-the-art techniques in this area are discussed and summarized. In order to improve speech recognition accuracy for dialectal Arabic, several approaches are introduced focusing on cross-lingual techniques where we can benefits from existing standard Arabic speech resources.

Keywords

Automatic Speech Recognition Acoustic Modeling Word Error Rate Speech Corpus News Broadcast 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed Elmahdy
    • 1
  • Rainer Gruhn
    • 2
  • Wolfgang Minker
    • 3
  1. 1.Qatar UniversityDohaQatar
  2. 2.SVOX Deutschland GmbHUlmGermany
  3. 3.Institute of Information TechnologyUniversity of UlmUlmGermany

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