Google Cuts Transcription Errors by 49% with Neural Networks

7. 24. 15 by 
  • The improvements are due to an artificial intelligence technique called “long short-term memory deep recurrent neural networks.”
  • Part of what made the 49 percent reduction in transcription errors possible was better data. Many Google Voice users provided their voicemails to Google for study.
  • Recurrent neural networks are great for identifying sequential data — like that minute-long voicemail your mother left you.

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