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RE: [PLS1.0] i18n comment: Variant id suggestion for TTS homograph disambiguation

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 14:06:20 -0000
To: "'Baggia Paolo'" <paolo.baggia@loquendo.com>, <www-voice@w3.org>
Cc: <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00e201c72052$32dd9ce0$6401a8c0@w3cishida>

 > > R103-36:
> > Resolution: Accepted
> > 
> > - You asked to solve the Homograph disambiguation issue.
> > - We proposed a mechanism in [3]
> > - You should review it.
> > - Other groups asked to change that mechanism and our solution
> >   seems to be fine for them.
> > 
> > + E-mail Trail
> > - Original Comment Richard Ishida (2006-03-21)
> >   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-voice/2006JanMar/0095.html
> > - VBWG official response to last call issue VBWG (2006-05-26)
> >   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-voice/2006AprJun/0082.html
> > - Comment to VBWG official response Richard Ishida (2006-06-14)
> >   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-voice/2006AprJun/0126.html
 

Thank you for implementing this.

The i18n WG is satisfied with the original comment, however we would ask you
to add a note explaining the use of the colon in the *attribute values*,
such as claws:VVI (or choose a simpler example). Eg., is it expected that
role attributes will always look like this?  Is this drawing on a
pre-defined vocabulary?  etc.

RI



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	From: Baggia Paolo [mailto:paolo.baggia@loquendo.com] 
	Sent: 26 May 2006 15:28
	To: www-voice@w3.org
	Cc: Baggia Paolo; Richard Ishida
	Subject: Re: [PLS1.0] i18n comment: Variant id suggestion for TTS
homograph disambiguation
	
	
	 
	Issue R103-36
	
	Proposed Classification: Feature Request 
	
	Resolution: Accept 
	
	We accept your proposal to add an attribute in the PLS as a way of
	uniquely matching homographs to pronunciations. 
	
	This will significantly change Section 5.5. We will propose new
wording
	and we will welcome your review.
	
	Paolo Baggia, editor PLS spec.
	
	
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	Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 17:52:56 +0000
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	Comment from the i18n review of:
	http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-pronunciation-lexicon-20060131/
	
	Comment 36
	At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0603-pls10/
	Editorial/substantive: S
	Owner: RI
	
	Location in reviewed document:
	General
	
	Comment: 
	The problem of homographs for TTS and homophones for ASR seems very
	limiting.
	
	
	It might be possible to alleviate the problem of homographs for TTS
by
	altering the SSML text, so that tokens are unique, but that would
damage
	portability of the PLS, and, more importantly, cause problems for
the
	use of the same PLS for ASR.
	
	
	Would it not be possible to tag tokens in SSML so with 'variant ids'
	using attributes that could be matched to ids in the PLS as a way of
	uniquely matching homographs to pronunciations?
	
	
	Gruppo Telecom Italia - Direzione e coordinamento di Telecom Italia
S.p.A.
	
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