Interactive Speech Technology

Interactive Speech Technology : Human Factors Issues in the Application of Speech Input/Output to Computers

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Focusing on human computers via speech technology, this title covers such issues as dialogue, design, error correction, feedback and the use of speech technology with other I/O media (keyboards, mice, touch screens etc). Although the application of speech technology is not widespread, "Interactive Speech Technology" contends that human factors/ergonomics input could radically change this, by developing ways in which speech technology can be made truly interactive. This book focuses on three main areas - recognition, production and dialogue. Contributions come from centres of excellence in both academia and industry, and presents a state of the art review, opening up a forum for discussion on fundamental issues which should survive the inevitable changes in actual hard and software more

Product details

  • Hardback | 212 pages
  • 158 x 232 x 18mm | 480.82g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 074840127X
  • 9780748401277

Table of contents

Speech output; voice output for human-machine interaction; speech as an interface; is voice control the right answer for the avionics environment?; voice as a medium for document annotation; feedback in automatic speech recognition - who is saying what and to whom?; data-entry by voice - facilitating correction of misrecognitions; evaluating interactive speech technology; design guidelines for using speech in interactive multimedia more