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Title Evaluation of text and speech systems / edited by Laila Dybkjær, Holmer Hemsen, Wolfgang Minker
Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 288 pages) : illustrations
Series Text, speech, and language technology ; v. 37
Text, speech, and language technology ; v. 37
Contents Preface. Contributing Authors. Introduction -- 1. Speech and Speaker Recognition Evaluation -- 2. Evaluation of Speech Synthesis -- 3. Talking Animated Interface Agents -- 4. Evaluating Part-of-Speech Tagging and Parsing -- 5. General Principles of User Oriented Evaluation -- 6. An Overview of Evaluation Methods in TREC Ad-Hoc Information Retrieval and TREC Question Answering -- 7. Spoken Dialogue Systems Evaluation -- 8. Linguistic Resources, Development and Evaluation -- 9. Towards International Standards for Language Resources -- Index
Summary In its nine chapters, this book provides an overview of the state-of-the-art and best practice in several sub-fields of evaluation of text and speech systems and components. The evaluation aspects covered include speech and speaker recognition, speech synthesis, animated talking agents, part-of-speech tagging, parsing, and natural language software like machine translation, information retrieval, question answering, spoken dialogue systems, data resources, and annotation schemes. With its broad coverage and original contributions this book is unique in the field of evaluation of speech and language technology. This book is of particular relevance to advanced undergraduate students, PhD students, academic and industrial researchers, and practitioners
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Speech processing systems -- Evaluation.
Text processing (Computer science) -- Evaluation.
Form Electronic book
Author Dybkjær, Laila, 1959-
Hemsen, Holmer.
Minker, Wolfgang.
ISBN 1402058152 (Cloth)
1402058160 (Print)
9781402058158 (Cloth)
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