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Name: Na'im  R. Tyson (IPA: nay.im ar tay.sʌn)
Institution: Ohio State University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://linguistics.osu.edu/people/person.cfm?ID=2014
State and/or Country: OH
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Selected Publications: Fosler-Lussier, E., Dilley, L., Tyson, N., and Pitt, M. (2007). The buckeye corpus of speech: Updates and enhancements. In Interspeech 2007: Tenth European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology.

Tyson, N. R. (2005). Applying multiple regression models for predicting word duration in a corpus of spontaneous speech. In Interspeech 2005: Ninth European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology.

Tyson, N. R. and Matula, V. (2004). Improving lsi-based natural language call routing using speech recognition confidence scores. In IEEE International Conference on Computational Cybernetics.

Tyson, N. R. and Matula, V. (2005). Natural language call routing using speech recognition confidence scores. In Elmenreich, W., Machado, J. T., and Rudas, I. J., editors, Intelligent Systems at the Service of Mankind, volume 2, chapter 6, pages 453–462.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Language in the Humanities



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