Project Title: PLS DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT
Principal Investigator: Shyamal Kumar Das Mandal
Sponsor: Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DEITY)
Pronunciation Lexicon Specification Development Environment is a mass development tool to create comprehensive machine readable pronunciation lexicon for Indian languages. The lexicon file contains the orthography, corresponding pronunciations, parts-of-Speech, morphosyntactic description, idiolectic variation of word pronunciation and meaning of lexical entries in a format based on requirements defined by the W3C Voice Browser Activity Pronunciation Lexicon Specification (PLS) 1.0. The current version of the Pronunciation Lexicon for Indian Languages Toolkit (PL-ILT) PLS contains approximately 2 million lexical entries for Bengali.
PL-ILT: A Web Tool for Creation of Pronunciation Lexicon in Indian Languages