[SRILM User List] OOV terminology

Joris Pelemans Joris.Pelemans at esat.kuleuven.be
Wed Jul 3 15:07:03 PDT 2013

Hi Long,

On 07/03/13 22:35, Long Qin wrote:
> But for OOV word detection, normally it is easier to
> detect OOV words which appear in the traing text but not in the
> vocabulary. Because we know the pronunciation of those words and we know
> where in a sentence they may appear.
Exactly! I find it very surprising that no standard terms are used in 
this research area, since different techniques should be developed for 
these two sets.

Anyway, I guess the terms "cut-off" OOV and perhaps "unseen" OOV should 



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