Zoom Logo

ezCPD - Linguistic Discrimination - Shared screen with speaker view
Carrie Gillon
01:06:19
Allison Koenecke et al., “Racial Disparities in Automated Speech Recognition,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117, no. 14 (2020): 7684–89. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1915768117.
Julie Doner
01:06:27
it’s also worse for technical language, proper names
Julie Doner
01:06:50
and I’ve noticed that Zoom also cancels out some sounds in other languages
Carrie Gillon
01:06:52
19% of words spoken by a white American are misheard, while 35% of words spoken by an AAL speaker are, and about 2 percent of audio snippets from white people are unreadable by ASR, while about 20 percent of audio from black people are
Carrie Gillon
01:07:10
I’m writing a chapter on this so I have this at hand
Carrie Gillon
01:16:28
Thanks!