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US20120053945 BELIEF TRACKING AND ACTION SELECTION IN SPOKEN DIALOG SYSTEMS  
An action is performed in a spoken dialog system in response to a user's spoken utterance. A policy which maps belief states of user intent to actions is retrieved or created. A belief state is...
US20100169094 SPEAKER ADAPTATION APPARATUS AND PROGRAM THEREOF  
A speaker adaptation apparatus includes an acquiring unit configured to acquire an acoustic model including HMMs and decision trees for estimating what type of the phoneme or the word is included...
US20060074665 Method of speaker adaptation for a hidden markov model based voice recognition system  
Commercially available voice recognition systems are generally speaker-dependent, with the voice recognition system first being trained to the voice of the speaker before it can be used. A...
US20110071835 SMALL FOOTPRINT TEXT-TO-SPEECH ENGINE  
Embodiments of small footprint text-to-speech engine are disclosed. In operation, the small footprint text-to-speech engine generates a set of feature parameters for an input text. The set of...
US20120130716 SPEECH RECOGNITION METHOD FOR ROBOT  
A speech recognition method for a robot. The speech recognition method for the robot includes one fundamental acoustic model. Whenever the noisy environment and the speaker are changed, the speech...
US20140180693 Histogram Based Pre-Pruning Scheme for Active HMMS  
Embodiments of the present invention include an acoustic processing device, a method for acoustic signal processing, and a speech recognition system. The speech processing device can include a...
US20130151254 SPEECH RECOGNITION USING SPEECH CHARACTERISTIC PROBABILITIES  
A speech recognition module includes an acoustic front-end module, a sound detection module, and a word detection module. The acoustic front-end module generates a plurality of representations of...
US20080294436 SPEECH RECOGNITION FOR IDENTIFYING ADVERTISEMENTS AND/OR WEB PAGES  
A device may identify terms in a speech signal using speech recognition. The device may further retain one or more of the identified terms by comparing them to a set of words and send the retained...
US20110257976 Robust Speech Recognition  
Speech recognition includes structured modeling, irrelevant variability normalization and unsupervised online adaptation of speech recognition parameters.
US20100318354 NOISE ADAPTIVE TRAINING FOR SPEECH RECOGNITION  
Technologies are described herein for noise adaptive training to achieve robust automatic speech recognition. Through the use of these technologies, a noise adaptive training (NAT) approach may...
US20050021338 Recognition device and system  
A recognition system that operates in an iterative process on detected features progressively setting a detection window for enhancing the recognition process. The process allows integration over...
US20060058999 Voice model adaptation  
Voice recognition tutoring software to assist in reading development includes method and system for generating a custom voice model.
US20150100312 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USING NEURAL TRANSFORMS OF ROBUST AUDIO FEATURES FOR SPEECH PROCESSING  
A system and method for processing speech includes receiving a first information stream associated with speech, the first information stream comprising micro-modulation features and receiving a...
US20130006631 Turbo Processing of Speech Recognition  
Environmental recognition systems may improve recognition accuracy by leveraging local and nonlocal features in a recognition target. A local decoder may be used to analyze local features, and a...
US20110010176 HMM LEARNING DEVICE AND METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM  
An HMM (Hidden Markov Model) learning device includes: a learning unit for learning a state transition probability as the function of actions that an agent can execute, with learning with HMM...
US20060100872 PATTERN RECOGNITION APPARATUS AND PATTERN RECOGNITION METHOD  
A feature amount extracting unit extracts feature amount vectors of an inputted image. A probability distribution calculator calculates a probability distribution of feature amount vectors in a...
US20070038451 Voice recognition for large dynamic vocabularies  
A voice recognition method includes: representing a vocabulary translated into a Markov network; decoding by means of a Viterbi algorithm; and pruning explored solutions. The vocabulary is...
US20140324426 REMINDER SETTING METHOD AND APPARATUS  
The present invention, pertaining to the field of speech recognition, discloses a reminder setting method and apparatus. The method includes: acquiring speech signals; acquiring time information...
US20110288869 ROBUSTNESS TO ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES OF A CONTEXT DEPENDENT SPEECH RECOGNIZER  
An apparatus to improve robustness to environmental changes of a context dependent speech recognizer for an application, that includes a training database to store sounds for speech recognition...
US20050027530 Audio-visual speaker identification using coupled hidden markov models  
A phoneme and a viseme of a person may be modeled using a coupled hidden Markov model. The coupled hidden Markov model and a second model may be compared to identify the person.
US20060129399 Speech conversion system and method  
The conversion of speech can be used to transform an utterance by a source speaker to match the speech characteristic of a target speaker. During a training phase, utterances corresponding to the...
US20080300880 MULTI-LINGUAL OUTPUT DEVICE  
This application discloses A multi-lingual output device for output of transactional information for a given customer, the device that includes a data base for determining what transaction...
US20070129946 High quality speech reconstruction for a dialog method and system  
An electronic device (400) for speech dialog includes functions that receive (405, 205) a speech phrase that includes an instantiated variable (315), generate pitch and voicing characteristics...
US20090076794 ADDING PROTOTYPE INFORMATION INTO PROBABILISTIC MODELS  
Mechanisms are disclosed for incorporating prototype information into probabilistic models for automated information processing, mining, and knowledge discovery. Examples of these models include...
US20080059184 Calculating cost measures between HMM acoustic models  
Measurement of Kullback-Leibler Divergence (KLD) between hidden Markov models (HMM) of acoustic units utilizes an unscented transform to approximate KLD between Gaussian mixtures. Dynamic...
US20100312562 HIDDEN MARKOV MODEL BASED TEXT TO SPEECH SYSTEMS EMPLOYING ROPE-JUMPING ALGORITHM  
A rope-jumping algorithm is employed in a Hidden Markov Model based text to speech system to determine start and end models and to modify the start and end models by setting small co-variances....
US20080300879 FACTORIAL HIDDEN MARKOV MODEL WITH DISCRETE OBSERVATIONS  
A method for analyzing hidden dynamics, includes acquiring discrete observations, each discrete observation having an observed value selected from two or more allowed discrete values. A factorial...
US20050209855 Speech signal processing apparatus and method, and storage medium  
A speech segment search unit searches a speech database for speech segments that satisfy a phonetic environment, and a HMM learning unit computes the HMMs of phonemes on the basis of the search...
US20080147404 System and methods for accent classification and adaptation  
Speech is processed that may be colored by speech accent. A method for recognizing speech includes maintaining a model of speech accent that is established based on training speech data, wherein...
US20050049873 Dynamic ranges for viterbi calculations  
A method of recognizing speech includes determining active ranges of states to be processed for each frame and performing recognition operations for each frame only on states within the active ranges.
US20060100874 Method for inducing a Hidden Markov Model with a similarity metric  
A method for inducing a Hidden Markov Model (HMM) is provided. The method using a plurality of training observations and a distance function includes assigning at least one representative...
US20100070274 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SPEECH RECOGNITION BASED ON SOUND SOURCE SEPARATION AND SOUND SOURCE IDENTIFICATION  
An apparatus for a speech recognition based on source separation and identification includes: a sound source separator for separating mixed signals, which are input to two or more microphones,...
US20110202343 CONCISE DYNAMIC GRAMMARS USING N-BEST SELECTION  
A method and apparatus derive a dynamic grammar composed of a subset of a plurality of data elements that are each associated with one of a plurality of reference identifiers. The present...
US20070005363 Location aware multi-modal multi-lingual device  
Location-based technologies (e.g., global position system (GPS)) can be employed to facilitate providing multi-modal, multi-lingual location-based services. Identification of location can provide...
US20100145698 Systems and Methods for Assessment of Non-Native Spontaneous Speech  
Computer-implemented systems and methods are provided for assessing non-native spontaneous speech pronunciation. Speech recognition on digitized speech is performed using a non-native acoustic...
US20050256714 Sequential variance adaptation for reducing signal mismatching  
The mismatch between the distributions of acoustic models and features in speech recognition may cause performance degradation. A sequential variance adaptation (SVA) adapts the covariances...
US20070083373 Discriminative training of HMM models using maximum margin estimation for speech recognition  
An improved discriminative training method is provided for hidden Markov models. The method includes: defining a measure of separation margin for the data; identifying a subset of training...
US20100076758 PHASE SENSITIVE MODEL ADAPTATION FOR NOISY SPEECH RECOGNITION  
A speech recognition system described herein includes a receiver component that receives a distorted speech utterance. The speech recognition also includes an updater component that is in...
US20120041764 SPEECH PROCESSING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A speech processing method, comprising: receiving a speech input which comprises a sequence of feature vectors;determining the likelihood of a sequence of words arising from the sequence of...
US20080288255 System and method for quantifying, representing, and identifying similarities in data streams  
A method of quantifying similarities between sequential data streams typically includes providing a pair of sequential data streams, designing a Hidden Markov Model (HMM) of at least a portion of...
US20110015925 SPEECH RECOGNITION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A speech recognition method, comprising: receiving a speech input in a first noise environment which comprises a sequence of observations;determining the likelihood of a sequence of words arising...
US20100094626 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR LOCATING SPEECH KEYWORD AND SPEECH RECOGNITION SYSTEM  
It is an object of the present invention to provide a method and apparatus for locating a keyword of a speech and a speech recognition system. The method includes the steps of: by extracting...
US20060136210 System and method for tying variance vectors for speech recognition  
A system and method for implementing a speech recognition engine includes acoustic models that the speech recognition engine utilizes to perform speech recognition procedures. An acoustic model...
US20050033576 Task specific code generation for speech recognition decoding  
A code generation program is provided that reads in the task-specific parameters of a speech recognition system and produces a source-language decoder program that is specialized to these...
US20100204988 SPEECH RECOGNITION METHOD  
A speech recognition method includes receiving a speech input signal in a first noise environment which includes a sequence of observations, determining the likelihood of a sequence of words...
US20060053013 Selection of a user language on purely acoustically controlled telephone  
The user language of a device can be set to a user language by speaking the designation of the user language to be set.
US20100070278 Method for Creating a Speech Model  
A transformation can be derived which would represent that processing required to convert a male speech model to a female speech model. That transformation is subjected to a predetermined...
US20120065976 DEEP BELIEF NETWORK FOR LARGE VOCABULARY CONTINUOUS SPEECH RECOGNITION  
A method is disclosed herein that includes an act of causing a processor to receive a sample, wherein the sample is one of spoken utterance, an online handwriting sample, or a moving image sample....
US20120330664 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMPUTING GAUSSIAN LIKELIHOODS  
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for computing Gaussian likelihoods. One embodiment of a method for processing a speech sample includes generating a feature vector for each...
US20050192806 Probability density function compensation method for hidden markov model and speech recognition method and apparatus using the same  
A probability density function compensation method used for a continuous hidden Markov model and a speech recognition method and apparatus, the probability density function compensation method...
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