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US20150194147 Non-Scorable Response Filters for Speech Scoring Systems  
A method for scoring non-native speech includes receiving a speech sample spoken by a non-native speaker and performing automatic speech recognition and metric extraction on the speech sample to...
US20120323573 Non-Scorable Response Filters For Speech Scoring Systems  
A method for scoring non-native speech includes receiving a speech sample spoken by a non-native speaker and performing automatic speech recognition and metric extraction on the speech sample to...
US20110191104 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MEASURING SPEECH CHARACTERISTICS  
A method for measuring a disparity between two speech samples is disclosed that may include determining upon a speech granularity level at which to compare the rhythm of a student speech sample...
US20120016672 Systems and Methods for Assessment of Non-Native Speech Using Vowel Space Characteristics  
Computer-implemented systems and methods are provided for assessing non-native speech proficiency. A non-native speech sample is processed to identify a plurality of vowel sound boundaries in the...
US20130030808 Computer-Implemented Systems and Methods for Scoring Concatenated Speech Responses  
Systems and methods are provided for scoring non-native speech. Two or more speech samples are received, where each of the samples are of speech spoken by a non-native speaker, and where each of...
US20120278075 System and Method for Community Feedback and Automatic Ratings for Speech Metrics  
A system and method for collecting from an ASR, a first rating of an intelligibility of human speech, and collecting another intelligibility rating of such speech from networked listeners to such...
US20110231188 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING AN ACOUSTIC GRAMMAR TO DYNAMICALLY SHARPEN SPEECH INTERPRETATION  
The system and method described herein may provide an acoustic grammar to dynamically sharpen speech interpretation. In particular, the acoustic grammar may be used to map one or more phonemes...
US20140067391 Method and System for Predicting Speech Recognition Performance Using Accuracy Scores  
A system and method are presented for predicting speech recognition performance using accuracy scores in speech recognition systems within the speech analytics field. A keyword set is selected....
US20140200890 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND CIRCUITS FOR SPEAKER DEPENDENT VOICE RECOGNITION WITH A SINGLE LEXICON  
Embodiments reduce the complexity of speaker dependent speech recognition systems and methods by representing the code word (i.e., the word to be recognized) using a single Gaussian Mixture Model...
US20120072214 Frame Erasure Concealment Technique for a Bitstream-Based Feature Extractor  
A frame erasure concealment technique for a bitstream-based feature extractor in a speech recognition system particularly suited for use in a wireless communication system operates to “delete”...
US20130173266 VOICE ANALYZER AND VOICE ANALYSIS SYSTEM  
A voice analyzer includes a first voice acquisition unit provided in a place where a distance of a sound wave propagation path from a mouth of a user is a first distance, plural second voice...
US20130090925 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SUPPLEMENTAL SPEECH RECOGNITION BY IDENTIFIED IDLE RESOURCES  
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for improving automatic speech recognition performance. A system practicing the method identifies idle speech recognition...
US20140100848 PHRASE SPOTTING SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Methods and systems for identifying specified phrases within audio streams are provided. More particularly, a phrase is specified. An audio stream is them monitored for the phrase. In response to...
US20120095762 FRONT-END PROCESSOR FOR SPEECH RECOGNITION, AND SPEECH RECOGNIZING APPARATUS AND METHOD USING THE SAME  
A method of recognizing speech is provided. The method includes the operations of (a) dividing first speech that is input to a speech recognizing apparatus into frames; (b) converting the frames...
US20110046951 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BUILDING OPTIMAL STATE-DEPENDENT STATISTICAL UTTERANCE CLASSIFIERS IN SPOKEN DIALOG SYSTEMS  
A system and a method to generate statistical utterance classifiers optimized for the individual states of a spoken dialog system is disclosed. The system and method make use of large databases of...
US20130275135 Automatic Updating of Confidence Scoring Functionality for Speech Recognition Systems  
Automatically adjusting confidence scoring functionality is described for a speech recognition engine. Operation of the speech recognition system is revised so as to change an associated receiver...
US20130339018 MULTI-SAMPLE CONVERSATIONAL VOICE VERIFICATION  
A system and method of verifying the identity of an authorized user in an authorized user group through a voice user interface for enabling secure access to one or more services via a mobile...
US20140249816 METHODS, APPARATUS AND COMPUTER PROGRAMS FOR AUTOMATIC SPEECH RECOGNITION  
An automatic speech recognition (ASR) system includes a speech-responsive application and a recognition engine. The ASR system generates user prompts to elicit certain spoken inputs, and the...
US20150039309 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR IDENTIFYING ERRORS IN A SPEECH REGONITION SYSTEM  
Methods are disclosed for identifying possible errors made by a speech recognition system without using a transcript of words input to the system. A method for model adaptation for a speech...
US20120296648 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING THE N-BEST STRINGS  
Systems and methods for identifying the N-best strings of a weighted automaton. A potential for each state of an input automaton to a set of destination states of the input automaton is first...
US20120290302 CHINESE SPEECH RECOGNITION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A Chinese speech recognition system and method is disclosed. Firstly, a speech signal is received and recognized to output a word lattice. Next, the word lattice is received, and word arcs of the...
US20110166857 Human Voice Distinguishing Method and Device  
A human voice distinguishing method and device are provided. The method involves: taking every n sampling points of the current frame of audio signals as one subsection, wherein n is a positive...
US20120296638 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR QUICKLY RECOGNIZING AND RESPONDING TO USER INTENTS AND QUESTIONS FROM NATURAL LANGUAGE INPUT USING INTELLIGENT HIERARCHICAL PROCESSING AND PERSONALIZED ADAPTIVE SEMANTIC INTERFACE  
In embodiments of the present invention, capabilities are described for understanding and responding to the user intent and questions quickly wherein the understanding is based on supervised...
US20120253807 SPEAKER STATE DETECTING APPARATUS AND SPEAKER STATE DETECTING METHOD  
A speaker state detecting apparatus comprises: an audio input unit for acquiring, at least, a first voice emanated by a first speaker and a second voice emanated by a second speaker; a speech...
US20140074468 System and Method for Automatic Prediction of Speech Suitability for Statistical Modeling  
An embodiment according to the invention provides a capability of automatically predicting how favorable a given speech signal is for statistical modeling, which is advantageous in a variety of...
US20130166291 EMOTIONAL AND/OR PSYCHIATRIC STATE DETECTION  
Mental state of a person is classified in an automated manner by analysing natural speech of the person. A glottal waveform is extracted from a natural speech signal. Pre-determined parameters...
US20110224982 AUTOMATIC SPEECH RECOGNITION BASED UPON INFORMATION RETRIEVAL METHODS  
Described is a technology in which information retrieval (IR) techniques are used in a speech recognition (ASR) system. Acoustic units (e.g., phones, syllables, multi-phone units, words and/or...
US20140229177 Efficient Incremental Modification of Optimized Finite-State Transducers (FSTs) for Use in Speech Applications  
Methods of incrementally modifying a word-level finite state transducer (FST) are described for adding and removing sentences. A prefix subset of states and arcs in the FST is determined that...
US20140067392 CENTRALIZED SPEECH LOGGER ANALYSIS  
A method of providing hands-free services using a mobile device having wireless access to computer-based services includes receiving speech in a vehicle from a vehicle occupant; recording the...
US20130317820 Automatic Methods to Predict Error Rates and Detect Performance Degradation  
An automatic speech recognition dictation application is described that includes a dictation module for performing automatic speech recognition in a dictation session with a speaker user to...
US20130297306 Adaptive Equalization System  
An adaptive equalization system that adjusts the spectral shape of a speech signal based on an intelligibility measurement of the speech signal may improve the intelligibility of the output speech...
US20150019218 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR EXEMPLARY SEGMENT CLASSIFICATION  
Method and apparatus for segmenting speech by detecting the pauses between the words and/or phrases, and to determine whether a particular time interval contains speech or non-speech, such as a pause.
US20140052443 ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH VOICE CONTROL FUNCTION AND VOICE CONTROL METHOD  
A voice control method of an electronic device is provided. The method includes detecting external voice around, changing detected voices into voices signals; periodically sensing non-vocal...
US20080201144 METHOD OF EMOTION RECOGNITION  
A method is disclosed in the present invention for recognizing emotion by setting different weights to at least of two kinds of unknown information, such as image and audio information, based on...
US20140330563 SEAMLESS AUTHENTICATION AND ENROLLMENT  
Some aspects of the invention may include a computer-implemented method for enrolling voice prints generated from audio streams, in a database. The method may include receiving an audio stream of...
US20120046945 MULTIMODAL AGGREGATING UNIT  
In a voice processing system, a multimodal request is received from a plurality of modality input devices, and the requested application is run to provide a user with the feedback of the...
US20070250318 Automatic speech analysis  
A system for providing automatic quality management regarding a level of conformity to a specific accent, including, a recording system, a statistical model database with statistical models...
US20110082695 METHODS, ELECTRONIC DEVICES, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR GENERATING AN INDICIUM THAT REPRESENTS A PREVAILING MOOD ASSOCIATED WITH A PHONE CALL  
An electronic device includes a call analysis module that is configured to analyze characteristics of a phone call and to generate an indicium that represents a prevailing mood associated with the...
US20120253805 SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND MEDIA FOR DETERMINING FRAUD RISK FROM AUDIO SIGNALS  
Systems, methods, and media for determining fraud risk from audio signals and non-audio data are provided herein. Some exemplary methods include receiving an audio signal and an associated audio...
US20130289987 Negative Example (Anti-Word) Based Performance Improvement For Speech Recognition  
A system and method are presented for negative example based performance improvements for speech recognition. The presently disclosed embodiments address identified false positives and the...
US20060200347 User adaptive speech recognition method and apparatus  
A user adaptive speech recognition method and apparatus is disclosed that controls user confirmation of a recognition candidate using a new threshold value adapted to a user. The user adaptive...
US20150255069 PREDICTING PRONUNCIATION IN SPEECH RECOGNITION  
An automatic speech recognition (ASR) device may be configured to predict pronunciations of textual identifiers (for example, song names, etc.) based on predicting one or more languages of origin...
US20080195387 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR LARGE POPULATION SPEAKER IDENTIFICATION IN TELEPHONE INTERACTIONS  
A method and apparatus for determining whether a speaker uttering an utterance belongs to a predetermined set comprising known speakers, wherein a training utterance is available for each known...
US20150088507 DETECTING POTENTIAL SIGNIFICANT ERRORS IN SPEECH RECOGNITION RESULTS  
In some embodiments, the recognition results produced by a speech processing system (which may include two or more recognition results, including a top recognition result and one or more...
US20140172427 System And Method For Event Summarization Using Observer Social Media Messages  
A method for processing messages pertaining to an event includes receiving a plurality of messages pertaining to the event from electronic communication devices associated with a plurality of...
US20100332227 AUTOMATIC DISCLOSURE DETECTION  
A method of detecting pre-determined phrases to determine compliance quality is provided. The method includes determining whether at least one of an event or a precursor event has occurred based...
US20130262112 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR USING CONVERSATIONAL BIOMETRICS AND SPEAKER IDENTIFICATION/VERIFICATION TO FILTER VOICE STREAMS  
A method implemented in a computer infrastructure having computer executable code having programming instructions tangibly embodied on a computer readable storage medium. The programming...
US20140081636 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DYNAMIC ASR BASED ON SOCIAL MEDIA  
System and method to adjust an automatic speech recognition (ASR) engine, the method including: receiving social network information from a social network; data mining the social network...
US20070255563 Machine prognostics and health monitoring using speech recognition techniques  
A method of monitoring the health of a machine by capturing sound data of the machine in operation and comparing the sound data to known sounds, preferably using human speech recognition...
US20130268270 Forced/Predictable Adaptation for Speech Recognition  
A method is described for use with automatic speech recognition using discriminative criteria for speaker adaptation. An adaptation evaluation is performed of speech recognition performance data...

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