Speech Recognition HOWTO

Stephen Cook


Revision History
Revision v1.1 October 5, 2001 Revised by: scc
Added info for Vocalis Speechware. Fixed/Updated various other items.
Revision v1.0 November 20, 2000 Revised by: scc
Added info on L and H and HTK
Revision v0.5 September 13, 2000 Revised by: scc
Initial HOWTO Submission

Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) on Linux is becoming easier. Several packages are available for users as well as developers. This document describes the basics of speech recognition and describes some of the available software.

Table of Contents
1. Legal Notices
1.1. Copyright/License
1.2. Disclaimer
1.3. Trademarks
2. Forward
2.1. About This Document
2.2. Acknowledgements
2.3. Comments/Updates/Feedback
2.4. ToDo
2.5. Revision History
3. Introduction
3.1. Speech Recognition Basics
3.2. Types of Speech Recognition
3.3. Uses and Applications
4. Hardware
4.1. Sound Cards
4.2. Microphones
4.3. Computers/Processors
5. Speech Recognition Software
5.1. Free Software
5.2. Commercial Software
6. Inside Speech Recognition
6.1. How Recognizers Work
6.2. Digital Audio Basics
7. Publications
7.1. Books
7.2. Internet