|Authors||Rainer E. Gruhn, Wolfgang Minker, Satoshi Nakamura|
|File Size||1.14 MB|
In this work, the authors present a fully statistical approach to model non--native speakers' pronunciation. Second-language speakers pronounce words in multiple different ways compared to the native speakers. Those deviations, may it be phoneme substitutions, deletions or insertions, can be modelled automatically with the new method presented here.