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consultant , researcher , speech educator

Lerato Lerato, Mosotho speech educator, researcher, consultant. Achievements include research in Sesotho language speech recognition using the HTK toolkit. These speech recognition system runs on Asterisk Private Branch Exchange IVR platform. Creation of Lesotho English Acoustic Model. Research grant, Lesotho Government and National University Lesotho, 2006-2007. Careworker Don Bosco Boys Hostel and Rehabilitation Center, Cape Town, 1997—1998.

Background

Lerato, Lerato was born on January 28, 1975 in Lesotho.

Education

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Cape Town, South Africa, 2001.

Career

Engineer in training ZMCK Consultant Engineers, Maseru, Lesotho, 1998—2001. Teaching and technical assistant University Cape Town, 2002—2003. Speech scientist and software developer Intelleca Voice and Mobile Proprietary Ltd., Johannesburg, 2004—2005.

Lecturer, researcher National University Lesotho, Maseru, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Sesotho language speech recognition using the HTK toolkit. These speech recognition system runs on Asterisk Private Branch Exchange IVR platform. Creation of Lesotho English Acoustic Model.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Careworker Don Bosco Boys Hostel and Rehabilitation Center, Cape Town, 1997—1998.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Exercise, squash, weightlifting.