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ERIC Number: EJ851891
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
ISSN: ISSN-0145-482X
Perception of Synthetic and Natural Speech by Adults with Visual Impairments
Papadopoulos, Konstantinos; Koutsoklenis, Athanasios; Katemidou, Evangelia; Okalidou, Areti
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v103 n7 p403-414 Jul 2009
This study investigated the intelligibility and comprehensibility of natural speech in comparison to synthetic speech. The results demonstrate the type of errors; the relationship between intelligibility and comprehensibility; and the correlation between intelligibility and comprehensibility and key factors, such as the frequency of use of text-to-speech systems. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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