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Title:
COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR OPERATING COMPUTER AS VOICE RECOGNITION DEVICE AND SENTENCE CLASSIFICATION DEVICE, COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR OPERATING COMPUTER SO AS TO REALIZE METHOD OF GENERATING HIERARCHIZED LANGUAGE MODEL, AND STORAGE MEDIUM
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2004198597
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To automatically switch domains to precisely recognize voices while suppressing increase in a calculation cost.

A voice recognition device realized by a program for operating a computer as a voice recognition device and a sentence classification device uses hierarchized language models and comprises; a general-purpose voice recognition part 220 which uses general-purpose language models in higher hierarchies to perform voice recognition; a topic detection part 222 which detects topics of the recognition result by calculating distances between the recognition result and topic-classified language models in lower hierarchies; a topic storage part 230 for storing selected topics; a topic-classified voice recognition part 226 which uses language models corresponding to stored topics to perform voice recognition; and a selection part 236 which selects one of the recognition result of the general-purpose voice recognition part 220 and that of the topic-classified voice recognition part 226, which has higher reliability.


Inventors:
Ian, Lane
Kawahara, Tatsuya
Matsui, Tomoko
Nakamura, Satoru
Application Number:
JP2002000365074
Publication Date:
July 15, 2004
Filing Date:
December 17, 2002
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Assignee:
ADVANCED TELECOMMUNICATION RESEARCH INSTITUTE INTERNATIONAL
International Classes:
G10L15/18; G10L15/06; G10L15/28; (IPC1-7): G10L15/18; G10L15/06; G10L15/28