Leveraging translations for speech transcription in low-resource settings

03/23/2018 ∙ by Antonis Anastasopoulos, et al. ∙ 0

Recently proposed data collection frameworks for endangered language documentation aim not only to collect speech in the language of interest, but also to collect translations into a high-resource language that will render the collected resource interpretable. We focus on this scenario and explore whether we can improve transcription quality under these extremely low-resource settings with the assistance of text translations. We present a neural multi-source model and evaluate several variations of it on three low-resource datasets. We find that our multi-source model with shared attention outperforms the baselines, reducing transcription character error rate by up to 12.3

READ FULL TEXT
POST COMMENT

Comments

There are no comments yet.

Authors

page 1

page 2

page 3

page 4

This week in AI

Get the week's most popular data science and artificial intelligence research sent straight to your inbox every Saturday.