Translation of spoken words into text, usually with the help of computers.

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What is harder? Speech synthesis or speech recognition?

Supposing to use Festival to build a speech synthesis system and HTK for a speech recognition system. The language is a Native American language. Which system would be harder to accomplish?
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Are there any good open source speech to text trancription tools or programs?

I am working on a project which needs to convert a given speech (in an audio file,only speech no music and other stuffs) into text and later analyze that text. It would be a great help if I could able ...
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Is there any speech to IPA software? [duplicate]

Does anyone know of a software that does speech to IPA transcription? It seems like this is an easier problem than speech to text but searching for it online didn't give me any results.
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Convert audio recording of word to IPA representation

Are the any open source tools/software libraries to convert an audio clip to its IPA representation? If so, are they accurate? If not, why not? Here is a Gaelic word I wish to convert: Ogg format: ...
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What does “parsimonious representation” mean in the context of speech recognition?

I was studying about LPC (Linear Predictive coding) and in this topic the author was explaining the reasons why LPC is used widely for speech recognition system. One reason he gave was this: The ...
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Difference between production of vowels, diphthongs and semi-vowels

I am studying speech recognition by Lawrence Rabiner's book. I am unable to find a proper and easy to understand answer for the following question : Difference between production of vowels, ...
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Determining how similar audio is to human speech

I was suggested to cross post this question of mine from Stack Overflow. Hopefully my question is within the bounds of this question board! I am searching for a method of determining the similarity ...