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1. (WO2014195937) SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATIC SPEECH TRANSLATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/195937    International Application No.:    PCT/IL2014/050486
Publication Date: Fri Dec 12 00:59:59 CET 2014 International Filing Date: Mon Jun 02 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: G06F 17/28
G10L 15/26
Applicants: LEXIFONE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS (2010) LTD.
Inventors: SAGIE, Isaac
Title: SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATIC SPEECH TRANSLATION
Abstract:
A method for automatic translation of spoken speech in a first language to a second language includes applying a plurality of different speech recognition engines to the spoken speech. Each speech recognition engine produces a candidate transcript of the speech. At least one translation engine is applied to at least one of the candidate transcripts to produce at least one candidate translation of a candidate transcript into the second language. If a candidate translation is determined to be valid, selecting, in accordance with a criterion, a candidate translation for output.