talk, 2/22


Subject: talk, 2/22
From: Michelle T. Lin (michlin@cs.berkeley.edu)
Date: Fri Feb 18 2000 - 18:59:06 MET


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Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing (BISC)
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BISC Seminar
2/22 Tuesday
4-5pm
310 Soda Hall

Expressive Probability Models for Speech Recognition and Understanding
Stuart Russell
Computer Science Division
University of California, Berkeley

This talk summarizes a recent foray into speech recognition. The
principal points are as follows: first, that the expressive power of
the probability models available for use in speech recognition and
understanding has expanded significantly; second, that using
expressive models such as dynamic Bayesian networks can result in
improved learning rates and recognition results; and finally that
still further expansion is required to tackle many problems of
interest in the area of speech understanding. This further expansion
should combine probability theory with the expressive power of
first-order logical languages. An approximate inference method is
outlined for representation systems of this kind.

(Part of this talk describes joint work with Geoff Zweig)
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