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Schiel, Florian; Draxler, Christoph; Harrington, Jonathan (2011): Phonemic Segmentation and Labelling using the MAUS Technique. Workshop New Tools and Methods for Very-Large-Scale Phonetics Research, 28. - 31. Januar 2011, Philadelphia, PA, USA.


We describe the pronunciation model of the automatic segmentation technique MAUS based on a data-driven Markov process and a new evaluation measure for phonemic transcripts relative symmetric accuracy; results are given for the MAUS segmentation and labelling on German dialog speech. MAUS is currently distributed as a freeware package by the Bavarian Archive for Speech Signals and will also be implemented as a web-service in the near future.