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Title: Evaluation of Text and Speech Systems
Edited By: Laila Dybkjær
Holmer Helmsen
Wolfgang Minker
Series Title: Text, Speech and Language Technology

*Unique and original collection of chapters on text and speech systems
*Broad coverage of the field of text and speech systems and their evaluation
*Includes chapters on language resources and standard
*Benefits those working in the broad area of speech and language technology

This book provides an overview of state-of-the-art and best practice in
sub-fields of evaluation of text and speech systems and components.
Coverage includes speech and speaker recognition, speech synthesis,
animated talking agents, part-of-speech tagging, parsing, and natural
language software like machine translation, information retrieval, question
answering, spoken dialogue systems, data resources, and annotation schemes.
With its broad coverage and original contributions it is unique in the field.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Springer
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1402058152
ISBN-13: 9781402058158
Pages: 290
Prices: U.S. $ 149.00
U.K. £ 80.50
Europe EURO 104.95