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Automatically Recognising European Portuguese Children's Speech

Abstract : This paper reports findings from an analysis of errors made by an automatic speech recogniser trained and tested with 3-10-year-old European Portuguese children's speech. We expected and were able to identify frequent pronunciation error patterns in the children's speech. Furthermore, we were able to correlate some of these pronunciation error patterns and automatic speech recognition errors. The findings reported in this paper are of phonetic interest but will also be useful for improving the performance of automatic speech recognisers aimed at children representing the target population of the study.
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Annika Hämäläinen, Hyongsil Cho, Sara Candeias, Thomas Pellegrini, Alberto Abad, et al.. Automatically Recognising European Portuguese Children's Speech. International Conference on Computational Processing of Portuguese - PROPOR 2014, Oct 2014, São Carlos, Brazil. pp. 1-11. ⟨hal-01146745⟩

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