Definition of speech recognition in English:

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speech recognition


Computing The ability of a computer to identify and respond to the sounds produced in human speech: [as modifier]: speech recognition technologies
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  • Progress has been made in speech recognition and automatic translation engines, and a convergence with search engines is just beginning to be discernible.
  • The use of computerized speech recognition in medicine was first described in radiology in 1981.
  • Currently, speech recognition takes place at the software level, and its precision varies enormously, depending on what you want the system to do.

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Syllabification: speech rec·og·ni·tion

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