Note: This is the paperback edition of a previously announced title.
*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
*Benefit to those working in the broad area of speech and language
In its nine chapters, this book provides an overview of the
state-of-the-art and best practice in several sub-fields of evaluation of
text and speech systems and components. The evaluation aspects covered
include 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 this book is unique in the field of
evaluation of speech and language technology.
This book is of particular relevance to advanced undergraduate students,
PhD students, academic and industrial researchers, and practitioners.