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  • Efficient Decoding of High-order Hidden Markov Models 

    Engelbrecht, Herman A. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
    Most speech recognition and language identification engines are based on hidden Markov models (HMMs). Higher-order HMMs are known to be more powerful than first-order HMMs, but have not been widely used because of their ...

  • Measuring, refining and calibrating speaker and language information extracted from speech 

    Brummer, Niko (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: We propose a new methodology, based on proper scoring rules, for the evaluation of the goodness of pattern recognizers with probabilistic outputs. The recognizers of interest take an input, known to ...