gzip -d ftracker.tar.gz
tar xvf ftracker.tar
java -jar ftracker.jar
It will then explain its usage itself. Note that at least Java Runtime Environment 6 is needed.
The following files are provided to run a test with Fine-Tracker:
- test.input: This file consists of three utterances, each consisting of a single Dutch word:
- kandelaar.input (English: candle)
- kijker.input (English: spectator)
- cocktail.input (English: cocktail)
- The name of the file (without .input) is the word spoken in the file. The input is created using multi-layer perceptrons (MLPs) trained on a large corpus of Dutch read speech. More information on the MLPs and the way the input was created can be found in this paper: Modelling fine-phonetic detail in a computational model of word recognition.
- test.lex: The lexicon consists of 27,591 Dutch words transcribed in terms of articulatory features. See the Document page for more information.
- default.xml: The config file that should be used for running the test.
- default.output: The output file that should be created when running the test.
To run the test
java -jar ftracker.jar default.xml
This call will run Fine-Tracker using test.input and test.lex. The output of Fine-Tracker should be identical to the file ‘default.output’.
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