Malayalam Phonetic Analyser: Version 1.0.0

In the previous post, I had shared the work in progress version of a finite state transducer based Malaylam phonetic analyser. A phonetic analyser analyses the written form of the text to give the phonetic characteristics of the grapheme sequence. Understanding the phonetic characteristics of a word is helpful in many computational linguistic problems. For instance, translating a word into its phonetic representation is needed in the synthesis of a text to speech (TTS) system. [Read More]

FST based Malayalam Phonetic Analyser

What is a Phonetic analyser? ‘Phoneme’ is the fundamental unit in the the speech system of the language. ‘Grapheme’ is the fundamental unit in the writing system. From one or more graphemes a phoneme can be synthesized. A phonetic analyser analyses the written form of the text to give the phonetic characteristics of the grapheme sequence. Understanding the phonetic characteristics of a word is helpful in many computational linguistic problems. [Read More]