Text, Speech and Language Technology

Evaluation of Text and Speech Systems

Editors: Dybkjær, Laila, Hemsen, Holmer, Minker, Wolfgang (Eds.)

  • Unique, original and broad collection of chapters on text and speech systems evaluation
  • Includes chapters on language resources and standard
  • Will benefit those working in the broad area of speech and language technology evaluation
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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.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Speech and Speaker Recognition Evaluation

    Furui, Sadaoki

    Pages 1-27

  • Evaluation of Speech Synthesis

    Campbell, Nick

    Pages 29-64

  • Modelling and Evaluating Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication in Talking Animated Interface Agents

    Granström, Björn (et al.)

    Pages 65-98

  • Evaluating Part-of-Speech Tagging and Parsing Patrick Paroubek

    Paroubek, Patrick

    Pages 99-124

  • General Principles of User-Oriented Evaluation Margaret King

    King, Margaret

    Pages 125-161

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Evaluation of Text and Speech Systems
Editors
  • Laila Dybkjær
  • Holmer Hemsen
  • Wolfgang Minker
Series Title
Text, Speech and Language Technology
Series Volume
38
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-5817-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-5817-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-5815-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4020-5816-5
Series ISSN
1386-291X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 290
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