A short note about simulating unsupported engines

I have received a number of replies concerning my posts on how to simulate unsupported languages using phonemes.  I must apologize that the intention of the post was to show how to use a hack to get “some” support in cases where you need to recognize something in a language for which you do not…

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How to approximate phonemes for a non supported language

Yesterday I wrote about how to create a grammar for a language for which we do not have a recognition engine.  The post ended with a question on how to best approximate the phonemes for a target word.  As I mentioned yesterday, my first attempts at approximation led to very low confidence values.  In order…

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How to recognize languages for which there is no recognizer

This is the first part of a two part post where I will tackle the problem of creating grammars in a target language for which no recognition engine exists.  My goal was to create a simple GRXML grammar capable of recognizing a few phrases in Mandarin Chinese.  Along the way, I ran into a number…

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