Miraculously, I still have some momentum for this blog and I have kept on the daily posting schedule.
Here is a write up for this month: Feel free to look at this post on how I plan to write this blog:
Some Vision of the Grand Janitor's Blog
Sphinx' Tutorials and Commentaries
Commentary on SphinxTrain1.07's bw (Part I)
Commentary on SphinxTrain1.07's bw (Part II)
Part I describes the high-level layout, Part II and describe half the state network was built.
Acoustic Score and Its Sign
Subword Units and their Occasionally Non-Trivial Meanings
Sphinx 4 from a C background : Material for Learning
Goldman Sachs not Liable
On Kurzweil : a perspective of an ASR practitioner
Have been busy lately so I haven't post much.
The only story I think is worthwhile lately is the death of Aaron Swartz. I am late on the whole event but the Wikipedia page is an amazing source of what's really going on.
You should also watch Lessig's comments at here.
Btw, last time I checked, "Maximum Likelihood from Incomplete Data via the EM algorithm" costs $29. I am glad many wrote great tutorials on EM but not so happy when I couldn't read the original paper.