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Microsoft Releases Open Source Toolkit Used to Build Human-Level Speech Recognition

Last week, Microsoft announced a speech recognition breakthrough: a transcription system that can match humans, with a word error rate of 5.9 percent for conversational speech. This new system is built on an open source toolkit that Microsoft already developed. A major new update to the toolkit,...
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Luis Camacho Caballero, from Peru, is one of 14 recipients of the 2016 Linux Foundation Training LiFT scholarship.

2016 LiFT Scholarship Winner Luis Camacho Caballero: Preserving Amazon Languages with Linux

Luis Camacho Caballero is working on a project to preserve endangered South American languages by porting them to computational systems through automatic speech recognition using Linux-based systems. He was one of 14 aspiring IT professionals to receive a 2016 Linux Foundation Training (LiFT)...
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