Some Experiments in Evaluating ASR Systems Applied to Multimedia Retrieval

  • Julián Moreno
  • Marta Garrote
  • Paloma Martínez
  • José L. Martínez-Fernández
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6535)

Abstract

This paper describes some tests performed on different types of voice/audio input applying three commercial speech recognition tools. Three multimedia retrieval scenarios are considered: a question answering system, an automatic transcription of audio from video files and a real-time captioning system used in the classroom for deaf students. A software tool, RET (Recognition Evaluation Tool), has been developed to test the output of commercial ASR systems.

Keywords

Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) Evaluation Measurements audio transcription voice interaction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julián Moreno
    • 1
  • Marta Garrote
    • 1
  • Paloma Martínez
    • 1
  • José L. Martínez-Fernández
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentUniversidad Carlos III de MadridLeganés, MadridSpain
  2. 2.DAEDALUS – Data, Decisions and Language S.A.MadridSpain

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