ISCA Archive Eurospeech 1997
ISCA Archive Eurospeech 1997

Speech technology integration and research platform: a system study

Qiru Zhou, Chin-Hui Lee, Wu Chou, Andrew Pargellis

We present a generic speech technology integration platform for application development and research across different domains. The goal of the design is two-fold: On the application development side, the system provides an intuitive developer's interface defined by a high level application definition language and a set of convenient speech application building tools. It allows a novice developer to rapidly deploy and modify a spoken language dialogue application. On the system research and development side, the system uses a thin, 'broker' layer to separate the system application programming interface from the service provider interface. It makes the system easy to incorporate new technologies and new functional components. We also use a domain independent acoustic model set to cover US English phones for general speech applications. The system grammar and lexicon engine creates grammars and lexicon dictionaries on the fly to enable a practically unrestricted vocabulary for many recognition and synthesis applications.


doi: 10.21437/Eurospeech.1997-224

Cite as: Zhou, Q., Lee, C.-H., Chou, W., Pargellis, A. (1997) Speech technology integration and research platform: a system study. Proc. 5th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology (Eurospeech 1997), 621-624, doi: 10.21437/Eurospeech.1997-224

@inproceedings{zhou97_eurospeech,
  author={Qiru Zhou and Chin-Hui Lee and Wu Chou and Andrew Pargellis},
  title={{Speech technology integration and research platform: a system study}},
  year=1997,
  booktitle={Proc. 5th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology (Eurospeech 1997)},
  pages={621--624},
  doi={10.21437/Eurospeech.1997-224},
  issn={1018-4074}
}