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Evaluation of Text and Speech Systems / Edition 1
     

Evaluation of Text and Speech Systems / Edition 1

by Laila Dybkjaer, Holmer Hemsen, Wolfgang Minker
 

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ISBN-10: 1402058152

ISBN-13: 9781402058158

Pub. Date: 05/04/2007

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402058158
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
05/04/2007
Series:
Text, Speech and Language Technology Series , #38
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of 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.

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