Human Factors and Voice Interactive Systems

Overview

The second edition of Human Factors and Voice Interactive Systems, in addition to updating chapters from the first edition, adds in-depth information on current topics of major interest to speech application developers. These topics include use of speech technologies in automobiles, speech in mobile phones, natural language dialogue issues in speech application design, and the human factors design, testing, and evaluation of interactive voice response (IVR) applications.

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Overview

The second edition of Human Factors and Voice Interactive Systems, in addition to updating chapters from the first edition, adds in-depth information on current topics of major interest to speech application developers. These topics include use of speech technologies in automobiles, speech in mobile phones, natural language dialogue issues in speech application design, and the human factors design, testing, and evaluation of interactive voice response (IVR) applications.

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“This book highlights the importance of human factors in speech technologies, mainly speech-enabled applications. … The publication of this second edition shows the success of the former volume. … the book contains unique chapters showing different topics in the field of human factors in speech research and technology. … Hopefully, the contributions in this second edition will convince the readers that human factors in speech technology are of continued importance in building more effective and natural solutions for human-machine interaction.” (Gábor Olaszy, The Phonetician, Vol. 96, 2007)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441937988
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 11/23/2010
  • Series: Signals and Communication Technology Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 2nd ed. 2008
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 469
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Ivr Usability Engineering Using Guidelines And Analyses Of End-to-End Calls.- User Interface Design for Natural Language Systems: From Research to Reality.- Linguistics and Psycholinguistics in IVR Design.- Designing the Voice User Interface for Automated Directory Assistance.- Spoken Language Interfaces for Embedded Applications.- Speech Generation in Mobile Phones.- Voice Messaging User Interface.- Silence Locations And Durations In Dialog Management.- Using Natural Dialogs as the Basis for Speech Interface Design.- Telematics: Artificial Passenger and Beyond.- A Language to Write Letter-To-Sound Rules for English and French.- Virtual Sentences of Spontaneous Speech: Boundary Effects of Syntactic-Semantic-Prosodic Properties.- Text-To-Speech Formant Synthesis For French.- Accessibility And Speech Technology: Advancing Toward Universal Access.- Synthesized Speech Used For The Evaluation Of Children’s Hearing And Speech Perception.

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