TITLE

EduSpeak�: A speech recognition and pronunciation scoring toolkit for computer-aided language learning applications

PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Language Testing;Jul2010, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p401
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the EduSpeak System, a software development toolkit developed by SRI International that facilitates speech recognition and pronunciation scoring technology. The latter allows a computer to provide feedback on the quality of the user's pronunciation. The authors evaluated mispronunciation detection in 206 common sentences by the same number of nonnative speakers according to phonetically transcribed databases of 130,000 phones.
ACCESSION #
52764468

Tags: CENTER for the Study of Language & Information (U.S.);  AUTOMATIC speech recognition -- Software;  PRONUNCIATION;  NATIVE language;  SENTENCES (Grammar)

 

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