I do – in fact I have a full set of SpeakEasys somewhere
in my office!
Your post reminds me of my own analysis a few years after Alan’s
Moore R K. 'Whither a theory of speech pattern processing?', Proc.
EUROSPEECH, Berlin, 21-23 September (1993).
… followed by an actual proposal (only 14 years later!) …
Moore R. K. 'Spoken Language Processing: Piecing Together the
Puzzle', Speech Communication, Special Issue on Bridging the Gap Between
Human and Automatic Speech Processing, vol.49, pp.418-435, (2007)
You might also be interested in …
Moore, R. K. (2011). Progress and prospects for speech
technology: Results from three sexennial surveys, INTERSPEECH. Florence,
All the best
Prof ROGER K MOORE BA(Hons) MSc PhD FIOA MIET
Chair of Spoken Language Processing
Speech and Hearing Research Group (SPandH)
Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield,
Regent Court, 211 Portobello,
Sheffield, S1 4DP, UK
tel: +44 (0) 11422 21807
fax: +44 (0) 11422 21810
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Subject: [AUDITORY] Anyone remember "Speakeasy"
anyone remember the British "Speakeasy" newsletter? It was
a kind of pre-Internet Auditory List.
friend had sent me copies of it from England in the late 1980s. It
often generated interesting discussions on speech recognition.
Recently, I ran across the April 1988 issue which included
a Forum essay by Alan Crowe. The essay begins with remarks on J. R.
Pierce's disruptive paper "Whither Speech Recognition." From
this Crowe makes an assessment of the state of the art as he saw
it at ICASSP 87. I think it is relevant today so I'm attaching it here. Unfortunately, I have
lost the second page, but you can still get Alan's main idea. Maybe,
what we need even after 23 years is his missing "fairly standard