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Seminar

PHONETIC ASPECTS AND TECHNOLOGY, DEVELOPMENT FOR INDIAN LANGUAGES

  • LecturerProf. S.S. Agrawal (KIIT Gurgaon)
    Host: Dr. Hsin-Min Wang
  • Time2011-10-31 (Mon.) 10:30 – 12:00
  • LocationAuditorium 106 at new IIS Building
Abstract

Indiais a country possessing many languages, a variety of dialects and scripts. They have traditional and systematic way of articulatory and phonetic description of sounds.

In the recent past a lot of efforts have been made on one hand to conduct basic research and on the other hand to develop technology for these languages for Human-Machine interaction purpose.

The talk presents efforts made to study some of the phonetic and prosodic features of these languages. – Particularly Hindi. Several types of general purpose and task specific data bases and technologies have been developed for many applications. Some important achievements made have been highlighted.