Who Needs Words? Lexicon-Free Speech Recognition

9 Apr 2019Tatiana LikhomanenkoGabriel SynnaeveRonan Collobert

Lexicon-free speech recognition naturally deals with the problem of out-of-vocabulary (OOV) words. In this paper, we show that character-based language models (LM) can perform as well as word-based LMs for speech recognition, in word error rates (WER), even without restricting the decoding to a lexicon... (read more)

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