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Re: R12. Web application author must be able to specify a domain specific statistical language model

From: Dan Burnett <dburnett@voxeo.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2010 08:39:28 -0500
Cc: Robert Brown <Robert.Brown@microsoft.com>, Bjorn Bringert <bringert@google.com>, "public-xg-htmlspeech@w3.org" <public-xg-htmlspeech@w3.org>
Message-Id: <3505B55A-E019-402A-AE62-67FDC8440C2A@voxeo.com>
To: Dan Burnett <dburnett@voxeo.com>
I do not yet see clear consensus here.  We will discuss this in  
today's call if there is time.

On Dec 2, 2010, at 5:26 AM, Dan Burnett wrote:

> This brings up an important point, that a recognizer might be able  
> to access a grammar (SRGS, SLM, or proprietary) directly without  
> needing the browser to fetch and relay it.  That might be not only  
> useful, but critical in some cases.  This implies a new requirement,  
> something along the lines of "It must be possible to specify a  
> grammar that is to be accessed directly by the recognition resource".
>
> -- dan
>
> On Dec 1, 2010, at 9:28 PM, Robert Brown wrote:
>
>>>> such models can't be downloaded or passed to network speech  
>>>> services.
>>
>> Although, even for large or proprietary SLMs it could be useful for  
>> referring to an SLM the recognizer can see, even if the client  
>> can't.  Not critical, but useful.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: public-xg-htmlspeech-request@w3.org [mailto:public-xg-htmlspeech-request@w3.org 
>> ] On Behalf Of Bjorn Bringert
>> Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 12:56 PM
>> To: Dan Burnett
>> Cc: public-xg-htmlspeech@w3.org
>> Subject: Re: R12. Web application author must be able to specify a  
>> domain specific statistical language model
>>
>> This seems ok to allow, but a bit unrealistic for practical  
>> applications, since the SLMs are likely to be both very large and  
>> proprietary. Because of this, such models can't be downloaded or  
>> passed to network speech services.
>>
>> /Bjorn
>>
>> On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 8:40 PM, Dan Burnett <dburnett@voxeo.com>  
>> wrote:
>>> Group,
>>>
>>> This is the next of the requirements to discuss and prioritize based
>>> on our ranking approach [1].
>>>
>>> This email is the beginning of a thread for questions, discussion,  
>>> and
>>> opinions regarding our first draft of Requirement 12 [2].
>>>
>>> Please discuss via email as we agreed at the Lyon f2f meeting.
>>> Outstanding points of contention will be discussed live at an  
>>> upcoming teleconference.
>>>
>>> -- dan
>>>
>>> [1]
>>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xg-htmlspeech/2010Oct/0024 
>>> .
>>> html
>>> [2]
>>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xg-htmlspeech/2010Oct/att-0
>>> 001/speech.html#r12
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Bjorn Bringert
>> Google UK Limited, Registered Office: Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham  
>> Palace Road, London, SW1W 9TQ Registered in England Number: 3977902
>>
>>
>
>
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