LINGUIST List 11.28

Wed Jan 12 2000

Jobs: Speech Recognition Lexicographer: MA or Ph.D.

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  1. Michelle Lovitt, Speech Recognition Lexicographer: MA or Ph.D. at Volt Computer Services, Washington USA

Message 1: Speech Recognition Lexicographer: MA or Ph.D. at Volt Computer Services, Washington USA

Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2000 13:15:06 -0500 (EST)
From: Michelle Lovitt <mlovittvoltservgp.com>
Subject: Speech Recognition Lexicographer: MA or Ph.D. at Volt Computer Services, Washington USA


Rank of Job: MA or Ph.D.
Areas Required: Speech Recognition Lexicographer
Other Desired Areas: Phonetics and Morphology
University or Organization: Volt Computer Services
Department: 
State or Province: Washington
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: None
Contact: Michelle Lovitt mlovittvoltservgp.com

Address for Applications:
8471 154th Ave, NE
Redmond
WA 98052
USA

American Language Speech Recognition Lexicographer - Native Speaker

Review and test American English Speech Recognition lexicons in a
database or in files. Seeks speech recognition information as needed to
perform lexicon review tasks effectively. May be called on to assist in
accuracy testing, language phrase corpus gathering and data maintenance
tasks. Works under supervision of more senior Testers.

Responsibilities include assuring the consistency, quality and coverage
of the pronunciation lexicon for American English Speech Recognition
products to insure the highest level of performance of speech
recognition accuracy. Includes verification of current word
pronunciation and addition of new pronunciations as needed. Test
responsibilities include development of test procedures to assess the
overall quality of lexicons and the quality of automatic pronunciation
generation using letter to sound rules and morphology. Native speaker of
American English is assumed. MA or Ph.D. in linguistics and focus on
phonetics are preferred. Experience with test methodology is a plus.

Please apply via e-mail.
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