Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2560)


Even though the process of communication is a very natural one and thus seems to be a fairly easy task for humans,there are several underlying operations that need to be carried out before the communication can be considered a being successful.In ASR all these operations that are handled by humans unconsciously are attempted to be fulfilled by machines or computers. Although some of the operation involved are well understood,the phenomenon of speech and language in general is till far from being clarified. The operation that were designed for ASR,try to model what we know about speech and language or what we assume about it.The model are often much simpler than reality and thus are imperfect.


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