W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-voice@w3.org > April to June 2006

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

From: Baggia Paolo <paolo.baggia@loquendo.com>
Date: Fri, 26 May 2006 16:28:16 +0200
Message-ID: <F534D6940BB4C447874590AC0B2955715429C8@PTPEVS106BA020.idc.cww.telecomitalia.it>
To: <www-voice@w3.org>
Cc: "Baggia Paolo" <paolo.baggia@loquendo.com>, "Richard Ishida" <ishida@w3.org>
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.

------------------------------------------------------------------------
---
From: <ishida@w3.org> 
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 17:52:56 +0000
To: www-voice@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org 
Message-Id: <20060321175256.2890D4F400@homer.w3.org> 


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.

================================================
CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE
This message and its attachments are addressed solely to the persons above and may contain confidential information. If you have received the message in error, be informed that any use of the content hereof is prohibited. Please return it immediately to the sender and delete the message. Should you have any questions, please send an e_mail to <mailto:webmaster@telecomitalia.it>webmaster@telecomitalia.it. Thank you<http://www.loquendo.com>www.loquendo.com
================================================
Received on Friday, 26 May 2006 14:41:41 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Monday, 30 October 2006 12:49:02 GMT