Speech Technology: Theory and Applications / Edition 1

Speech Technology: Theory and Applications / Edition 1

by Fang Chen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387738185

ISBN-13: 9780387738185

Pub. Date: 07/22/2010

Publisher: Springer US

This book gives an overview of the research and application of speech technologies in different areas. One of the special characteristics of the book is that the authors take a broad view of the multiple research areas and take the multidisciplinary approach to the topics. One of the goals in this book is to emphasize the application. User experience, human factors

Overview

This book gives an overview of the research and application of speech technologies in different areas. One of the special characteristics of the book is that the authors take a broad view of the multiple research areas and take the multidisciplinary approach to the topics. One of the goals in this book is to emphasize the application. User experience, human factors and usability issues are the focus in this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387738185
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
07/22/2010
Edition description:
2010
Pages:
331
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

1 History and Development of Speech Recognition Sadaoki Furui 1

2 Challenges in Speech Synthesis David Suendermann Harald Höge Alan Black 19

3 Spoken Language Dialogue Models Kristiina Jokinen 33

4 The Industry of Spoken-Dialog Systems and the Third Generation of Interactive Applications Roberto Pieraccini 61

5 Deceptive Speech: Clues from Spoken Language Julia Hirschberg 79

6 Cognitive Approaches to Spoken Language Technology Roger K. Moore 89

7 Expressive Speech Processing and Prosody Engineering: An Illustrated Essay on the Fragmented Nature of Real Interactive Speech Nick Campbell 105

8 Interacting with Embodied Conversational Agents Elisabeth André Catherine Pelachaud 123

9 Multimodal Information Processing for Affective Computing Jianhua Tao 151

10 Spoken Language Translation Farzad Ehsani Robert Frederking Manny Rayner Pierrette Bouillon 167

11 Application of Speech Technology in Vehicles Fang Chen Ing-Marie Jonsson Jessica Villing Staffan Larsson 195

12 Spoken Dialogue Application in Space: The Clarissa Procedure Browser Manny Rayner Beth Ann Hockey Jean-Michel Renders Nikos Chatzichrisafis Kim Farrell 221

13 Military Applications: Human Factors Aspects of Speech-Based Systems Jan M. Noyes Ellen Haas 251

14 Accessibility and Design for All Solutions Through Speech Technology Diamantino Freitas 271

15 Assessment and Evaluation of Speech-Based Interactive Systems: From Manual Annotation to Automatic Usability Evaluation Sebastian Möller 301

Index 323

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