By STEPHEN J. COX
The ACORNS project is attempting to advance the state of the art in ASR by modelling the process speech and language acquisition itself, drawing on knowledge of human speech recognition and cognition.
By BARBARA ROSARIO & TIM PAEK
In anticipation of new and exciting applications for natural and spoken language processing on mobile devices, the ACL 2008 Workshop on Mobile Language Processing provided a forum for discussing some of the challenges that are unique to this domain.
NIST Conducts 2008
Speaker Recognition Evaluation
By ALVIN MARTIN
The 2008 NIST Speaker Recognition Evaluation (SRE08) evaluated research systems for text independent automatic speaker detection in the context of conversational speech. This year's evaluation emphasized the cross-channel performance of submitted systems.