• Automatic phoneme recognition of South African English 

      Engelbrecht, Herman Arnold (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Automatic speech recognition applications have been developed for many languages in other countries but not much research has been conducted on developing Human Language Technology (HLT) for S.A. ...
    • Extracting failure modes from unstructured, natural language text 

      Malan, Francina (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2020-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis investigates whether text mining (and the related fields of machine learning and natural language processing) can be used to extract useful information, specifically failure modes, from the ...
    • Unsupervised clustering of audio data for acoustic modelling in automatic speech recognition systems 

      Goussard, George Willem (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis presents a system that is designed to replace the manual process of generating a pronunciation dictionary for use in automatic speech recognition. The proposed system has several stages. The ...