Live Dictation: Malayalam speech to text using subword tokens

The research carried out as part of my PhD was centred around the linguistic challenges in Malayalam speech recognition. One of the biggest chellenges associated with recognizing speech in morphologically complex languages is centred around how granular should be the text tokens. Classical ASR with Word tokens In the classical architecture of Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) with word tokens, the acoustic model identifies fundamental sound units, the pronunciation lexicon maps sounds to words, and the language model predicts word sequences to convert speech to text. [Read More]