Cross-Language Access to Recorded Speech in the MALACH Project [chapter]

Douglas W. Oard, Dina Demner-Fushman, Jan Hajič, Bhuvana Ramabhadran, Samuel Gustman, William J. Byrne, Dagobert Soergel, Bonnie Dorr, Philip Resnik, Michael Picheny
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The MALACH project seeks to help users find information in a vast multilingual collections of untranscribed oral history interviews. This paper introduces the goals of the project and focuses on supporting access by users who are unfamiliar with the interview language. It begins with a review of the state of the art in cross-language speech retrieval; approaches that will be investigated in the project are then described. Czech was selected as the first non-English language to be supported, so
more » ... esults of an initial experiment with Czech/English cross-language retrieval are reported.
doi:10.1007/3-540-46154-x_8 fatcat:tdltd6g4lrclxigqputejmxk54