ERIC Number: ED316979
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Speech to Text: Today and Tomorrow. Proceedings of a Conference at Gallaudet University (Washington, D.C., September, 1988). GRI Monograh Series B, No. 2.
Harkins, Judith E., Ed.; Virvan, Barbara M., Ed.
The conference proceedings contains 23 papers on telephone relay service, real-time captioning, and automatic speech recognition, and a glossary. The keynote address, by Representative Major R. Owens, examines current issues in federal legislation. Other papers have the following titles and authors: "Telephone Relay Service: Rationale and Overview" (Paul Taylor); "Overview of State-Regulated Relay Services" (Sheila Conlon-Mentkowski); "TDD Relay Services Across the United States" (David Baquis); "Recent Federal Activity Regarding Relay Service" (Karen Strauss); "The Process of Establishing State-Mandated Relay Services" (Michael Hurst); "Dual Party Relay Service: An Analysis of Funding Mechanisms" (Pamela Ransom); "California Relay Service" (Phyllis Shapiro); "Relay Service for Text Telephone Customers in Sweden" (Borje Nilsson); "Opening a World of Communications for Deaf People: Relay Service in Canada" (Robert Tolensky); "Nationwide TDD Relay Standards: Partners in Progess" (Paul Singleton); "Planning for Statewide Relay Services" (Joseph Heil, Jr.); "Captioning for Deaf People: An Historical Overview" (Malcolm Norwood); "Real-Time Captioning: The Current Technology" (Jeff Hutchins); "Real-Time Captioning: Training and Employment" (William Oliver); "Captioning as an Interpretive Medium" (William Cutler); "Real-Time Captioning in Education" (E. Ross Stuckless); "Automatic Speech Recognition: The Basics" (James Glenn); "Applying ASR to Communication between Deaf and Hearing People" (Judith Harkins); "Applications of Speech Recognition Technology in Rehabilitation" (Jared Bernstein); and "Automatic Speech Recognition of Impaired Speech" (Gloria Carlson and Jared Bernstein). (DB)
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Captions, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Computers, Deafness, Demonstration Programs, Electronic Equipment, Microcomputers, Telecommunications, Telephone Communications Systems
Scientific Communications Program, Gallaudet Research Institute, 800 Florida Ave., N.E., Washington, DC 20002 ($15.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Gallaudet Research Inst., Washington, DC.