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You talk – but what does it type.

Roberts, Peter E. and Joyce, Malcolm J. and Philpott, Claire (2004) You talk – but what does it type. Speech and Language Therapy in Practice. pp. 16-19. ISSN 1368-2105

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Abstract

Most people are familiar with the idea of using a keyboard to type up a document, send and e-mail or play games on a computer. Automatic speech recognition (“you talk, it types”) can also be used to do these tasks. The authors investigate what happens when the user has dysarthria, examining the capability of the software to adapt to the characteristics of the individual’s dysarthric speech, and to tolerate increased variability. They outline ways to help people with more marked dysarthria access the programs. They conclude that current commercially available automatic speech recognition products can be viable for mild or moderate dysarthric users.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Speech and Language Therapy in Practice
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
ID Code: 20131
Deposited By: ep_ss_importer
Deposited On: 11 Dec 2008 13:38
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2014 05:15
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/20131

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