Automatic Speech Recognition and Speech Synthesis
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1. Introduction

Broadly speaking, automatic spoken language processing systems come in two flavors: automatic speech recognition systems (ASR) and speech synthesis systems (commonly abbreviated TTS, for text-to-speech). Automatic speech recognition systems are developed to allow computers to transcribe into wri…

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Daan VAN ESCH, “Automatic Speech Recognition and Speech Synthesis”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 23 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2016

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