Dragon Systems will explore the transcription process, survey some available data and materials, and analyze potential transcription aids incorporating large vocabulary continuous automatic speech recognition. Dragon systems will also acquire some selected data and perform some relevant recognition experiments using broadcast material. ANTICIPATED Benefits:
Transcription of recorded speech has wide applications throughout the federal government, both military and civilian agencies. In addition to being valuable for intelligence applications, it is useful in any office setting. Captioning of television broadcasts is an application for the hearing impaired that is supported by several government agencies.