n South African Computer Journal - Comparative phonetic analysis and phoneme recognition for Afrikaans, English and Xhosa using the African Speech Technology telephone speech databases : research article

Volume 2004, Issue 32
  • ISSN : 1015-7999
  • E-ISSN: 2313-7835



This paper concerns the Afrikaans, English and Xhosa speech databases recently developed as part of the African Speech Technology project. The three corpora are analysed and compared in terms of their phonetic content, diversity and mutual overlap. Connected phoneme recognition systems are subsequently developed and tested in each language.

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