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Overview of CMUSphinx toolkit

CMUSphinx toolkit is a leading speech recognition toolkit with various tools used to build speech applications. CMU Sphinx toolkit has a number of packages for different tasks and applications. It’s sometimes confusing what to choose. To cleanup, here is the list:

  • Pocketsphinx — lightweight recognizer library written in C.
  • Sphinxbase — support library required by Pocketsphinx
  • Sphinx4 — adjustable, modifiable recognizer written in Java
  • Sphinxtrain — acoustic model training tools

We recommend that you use the latest available releases:

Of course, many things are missing. Things like building a phonetic model capable of handling an infinite vocabulary, postprocessing of the decoding result, sense extraction and other semantic tools should be added one day. Probably you should take it on.

The following resources are the main ones for CMUSphinx developers:

tutorialoverview.txt · Last modified: 2014/12/09 19:56 by admin