Evaluation of Text and Speech Systems
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.
Unique and original collection of chapters on text and speech systems evaluationBroad coverage of the field of text and speech systems and their evaluationIncludes chapters on language resources and standardBenefit to those working in the broad area of speech and language technology evaluation