Accession Number : ADA315390

Title :   Technology Review of the Use of Continuous Speech Recognition for Language Training.

Descriptive Note : Contract rept. May-Oct 95,

Corporate Author : HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH ORGANIZATION ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s) : Knerr, C. M. ; Holland, V. M.

PDF Url : ADA315390

Report Date : SEP 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 157

Abstract : The Technology Review for Speech Recognition for Language Sustainment was an effort of the Special Operations Research, Development and Acquisition Center. The U.S. Army Research Institute and the Advanced Research Projects Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Army Special Operations Command Language Office. The review examined the state-of-the-art in continuous speech recognition (CSR) as it applies to foreign language training, sustainment, and enhancement for the Special Operations Forces (SOF). The review addressed short-term, intermediate, and long-term goals for applying technology to SOF language training/sustainment needs. Presenters included developers of CSR systems with demonstrated interest in language education. ranging from industry to academia. In addition. participants discussed speech translation technology and its links to language training technologies. While the focus of the review was SOF, representatives of other military and government user groups also attended. It was held on August 2 and 3 1995 in Fayetteville, NC.

Descriptors :   *SPEECH RECOGNITION, *MACHINE TRANSLATION, *SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES, DATA BASES, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, ARMY RESEARCH, ARMY TRAINING, STATE OF THE ART, LEARNING MACHINES, MILITARY APPLICATIONS, WORDS(LANGUAGE), PATTERN RECOGNITION, SPEECH ANALYSIS, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, VOCABULARY, COMPUTER AIDED INSTRUCTION, LANGUAGE TRANSLATION, WORKSHOPS, VOICE COMMUNICATIONS, NATURAL LANGUAGE, TEXT PROCESSING, FOREIGN LANGUAGES, TEACHING MACHINES.

Subject Categories : Linguistics
      Voice Communications
      Cybernetics
      Military Forces and Organizations

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