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]