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1. (WO2011149837) ACOUSTIC MODEL ADAPTATION USING GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2011/149837    International Application No.:    PCT/US2011/037558
Publication Date: Dec 1, 2011 International Filing Date: May 23, 2011
IPC: G10L 15/06
G10L 15/28
G06F 17/30
H04M 1/725
Applicants: GOOGLE INC.
LLOYD, Matthew I.
KRISTJANSSON, Trausti
Inventors: LLOYD, Matthew I.
KRISTJANSSON, Trausti
Title: ACOUSTIC MODEL ADAPTATION USING GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION
Abstract:
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for enhancing speech recognition accuracy. In one aspect, a method includes receiving an audio signal that corresponds to an utterance recorded by a mobile device, determining a geographic location associated with the mobile device, adapting one or more acoustic models for the geographic location, and performing speech recognition on the audio signal using the one or more acoustic models model that are adapted for the geographic location.