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an interesting article on the state of speech recognition
« on: May 04, 2010, 09:43:06 AM »
Don't be too depressed about it, speech recognition is becoming re-commercialized, meaning there is money to continue the research . . .

http://robertfortner.posterous.com/the-unrecognized-death-of-speech-recognition

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Re: an interesting article on the state of speech recognition
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2010, 07:28:07 PM »
Is this a bad thing?  I'm honestly excited... I've always wanted (and tried multiple times) to set up speech recognition on my computer, but it never had the accuracy that I wanted it to have.  It's surprising that the "brains" of the recognition is just modified programming from the 50s and 60s.  I hope they get recognition up soon.  I want to have my own "Jarvis".   ;)

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Re: an interesting article on the state of speech recognition
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2010, 05:53:03 AM »
i don't agree with the conclusions of that article.
speech recognition can currently be done with a *far* greater accuracy than 80%, just not in real time.

for example:
http://www.labnol.org/internet/video/youtube-speech-recognition-search-text-in-videos/3885/

i've also seen demos of voice mail accounts that send transcripts of the conversation by SMS with close to 100% accuracy where dictionary words are used.

if it can be done accurately at present off-line then it is just a matter of time before faster processors and bigger data sets will make this a reality in real time.


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