Effects of Discourse Context on the Intelligibility of Synthesized Speech for Young Adult and Older Adult Listeners: Applications for AAC
- THE EFFECT OF ACCENT FAMILIARITY ON THE INTELIGIBILITY OF NATIVE SPEAKER SPEECH. ADEDEJI, Kofo A. // Journal of International Social Research;2014, Vol. 7 Issue 32, p9
In native and non-native speaker discourse, lack of intelligibility is often identified as one of the main hindrances of effective communication. A number of empirical investigations have attempted to pinpoint the variables which determine level of intelligibility in discourse and familiarity of...
- Pensar o acontecimento: jornalismo, temporalidade e narrativa em uma perspectiva histÃ³rica. Dias, André Bonsanto // Verso e Reverso;2011, Vol. 25 Issue 60, p182
Thinking the event problematization in the field of communications raises a broad discussion that leads to a pluridisciplnary dialog. In the way this work intends to discuss the event, the discussions interact with the themes of temporallity and of narrative as building factors of the media...
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan E.; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Winter90, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p62
Presents an abstract of a study entitled `Speaking Clearly for the Hard of Hearing III: An Attempt to Determine the Contribution of Speaking Rate to Differences in Intelligibility Between Clear and Conversational Speech,' by Picheny, Durlach et al published in the 1989 issue of the `Journal of...
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan E.; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Winter90, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p60
Presents an abstract of the study `The Importance of Consonant-Vowel Intensity Ratio in the Intelligibility of Voiceless Consonants,' by R.L. Freyman, published in the `Journal of Speech and Hearing Research' in 1989.
- Intelligibility of selected passages from the Speech Intelligibility Rating (SIR) test. Beck, William G.; Speaks, Charles // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Oct93, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p1075
Present results of experiments examining the intelligibility of 12 out of 72 passages of connected discourse prepared by Cox and McDaniel in developing the Speech Intelligibility Rating (SIR) test. Method of adjustment procedure used to test intelligibility; Effect of outcome upon application...
- Subjective judgments of clarity and intelligibility for... Eisenberg, Laurie S.; Dirks, Donald D.; Takayanagi, Sumiko; Martinez, Amy Schaefer // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr1998, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p327
Presents a study which determined whether subjective judgments of clarity or intelligibility would be rated equally among conditions in which speech was equated for predicted intelligibility but varied in bandwidth. Derivation of the transfer function; Description of participants; Conclusions.
- Perceptual and acoustical analysis of alaryngeal speech: Determinants of intelligibility. Drummond, Sakina; Dancer, Jess // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Dec96 Part 1, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p801
Presents an assessment of alaryngeal intelligibility through both perceptual and acoustical speech analyses. Eight males using alaryngeal speech as subjects; Administration of three randomly ordered tasks; Identification of four measures by perceptual analysis.
- 3 Tips for Better Speech Intelligibility. Kridel, Tim // AV Technology;Sep2014, Vol. 7 Issue 7, pA14
The article offers tips for better speech intelligibility for students.
- Retrospective Examination of Failed Rate-Control Intervention. Marshall, Robert C.; Karow, Colleen M. // American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology;Feb2002, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p3
Individuals with motor-speech disorders are frequently admonished by clinicians to "slow down" to improve speech intelligibility and comprehensibility. Although most reports of rate-control therapy highlight the benefits of specific procedures, all patients are not candidates for these...