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‘Blade Runner’: A real‐time speech recognizer

Chong, M and Fallside, F and Marsland, T and Prager, R (1991) ‘Blade Runner’: A real‐time speech recognizer. Concurrency: Practice and Experience, 3. pp. 145-157. ISSN 1040-3108

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A real‐time prototype speech recognizer has been implemented on a 66‐processor distributed‐memory parallel computer. Simple phrases are recognized in approximately 4 to 10 seconds. Scalability, performance and flexibility are the three main aims of this implementation, the ultimate goal being to construct a large vocabulary speech recognizer which responds quickly. A set of three techniques is investigated in this implementation: asynchronous methodology to minimize synchronization overheads, distributed control to avoid a central communications bottleneck, and dynamic load balancing to provide a flexible response to an unpredictable computational load. The effect on memory, processor time allocation and communications is observed in real‐time using hardware monitoring aids. Copyright © 1991 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd

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