Essays about: "pronunciation test"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words pronunciation test.

  1. 1. Automatic Voice Trading Surveillance : Achieving Speech and Named Entity Recognition in Voice Trade Calls Using Language Model Interpolation and Named Entity Abstraction

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen Vi3

    Author : Martin Sundberg; Mikael Ohlsson; [2023]
    Keywords : Automatic Speech Recognition; Natural Language Model; Named Entity Recognition; Voice Trading; Market Surveillance.;

    Abstract : This master thesis explores the effectiveness of interpolating a larger generic speech recognition model with smaller domain-specific models to enable transcription of domain-specific conversations. The study uses a corpus within the financial domain collected from the web and processed by abstracting named entities such as financial instruments, numbers, as well as names of people and companies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Homograph Disambiguation and Diacritization for Arabic Text-to-Speech Using Neural Networks

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Harm Lameris; [2021]
    Keywords : Computational Linguistics; Language Technology; Diacritization; Neural Networks; Deep Learning; Arabic; Natural Language Processing; NLP; Text-to-Speech; TTS; Homograph Disambiguation;

    Abstract : Pre-processing Arabic text for Text-to-Speech (TTS) systems poses major challenges, as Arabic omits short vowels in writing. This omission leads to a large number of homographs, and means that Arabic text needs to be diacritized to disambiguate these homographs, in order to be matched up with the intended pronunciation. READ MORE

  3. 3. An analysis of wago/kango predominance in Swedish students’ Japanese vocabulary

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Marcus Burman; [2020-06-16]
    Keywords : japanska; Sino-Japanese words; Kango; Wago; Japanese; Translation task;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to evaluate the lexical type predominance between Japanese-based wago and Chinese-based kango within the vocabulary of Swedish learners of Japanese, comparing those who have studied in Japan and those who have not. The translation task was structured to ask participants to fill in suitable translations in the blank for the pronunciation of Japanese words based on the meaning of a corresponding Swedish word. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is teaching GA and RP enough? : A study of Swedish upper secondary students’ attitudes towards varieties of English and their English education

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Elin Källstad; [2019]
    Keywords : English as a second language; English varieties; Sweden; upper secondary school; comprehension; attitudes; exposure;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the teaching and learning of English as a second language and how different varieties of English are currently being used in education around the world and in Sweden. The purpose is to examine Swedish upper secondary students’ comprehension of different spoken varieties of English and their attitudes towards these varieties. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Gendered digits: A Marketing Opportunity”

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Titouan CELERSE; Thomas PERUS; [2018]
    Keywords : gender; digits; marketing; gender marketing; gendered digits;

    Abstract : The following thesis explores a topic mixing different themes. In fact, the researchersexplore the gender affiliated of digits. Following a consistent structure, the aim of theresearch is to show, or not, a gendered affiliation of digits in the marketing field. READ MORE