Event detection is a fundamental yet critical component in automatic speech recognition (ASR) systems that attempt to extract knowledge-based features at the front-end level. In this context, it is common practice to design the detectors inside well-known frameworks based on artificial neural network (ANN) or support vector machine (SVM). In the case of ANN, speech scientists often design their detector architecture relying on conventional feed-forward multi-layer perceptron (MLP) with sigmoidal activation function. The aim of this paper is to introduce other ANN architectures inside the context of detection-based ASR. In particular, a bank of feed-forward MLPs using sinusoidal activation functions is set up to address the event detection problem. Experimental results demonstrate the effectiveness of this ANN design for speech attribute detectors.
|Numero di pagine||4|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2006|
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