Adapting the Acoustic Model of a Speech Recognizer for Varied Proficiency Non-Native Spontaneous Speech Using Read Speech with Language-Specific Pronunciation Difficulty

Author(s):
Zechner, Klaus; Higgins, Derrick; Lawless, Rene; Futagi, Yoko; Ohls, Sarah; Ivanov, George
Publication Year:
2009
Source:
Interspeech 2009: 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, v1-5, 2009, p612-615
Document Type:
Chapter
Page Count:
4
Subject/Key Words:
Automated Scoring of Speech Non-Native Spontaneous Speech Acoustic models English Language Learning and Assessment (ELLA) Pronunciation American English Automated Scoring and Natural Language Processing

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