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Computer Synthesized Speech Technologies: Tools for Aiding Impairment

John Mullennix

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ISBN 10: 1615207252 / ISBN 13: 9781615207251
Published by IGI Global
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Hardcover. 411 pages. Dimensions: 11.3in. x 8.7in. x 1.1in.While the use of technology to compensate for individual shortcomings is nothing new, there has been tremendous progress in the application of technology toward assisting individuals with disabilities, particularly with the use of computer synthesized speech (CSS) to help speech impaired people communicate using voice. Computer Synthesized Speech Technologies: Tools for Aiding Impairment provides information to current and future practitioners that will allow them to better assist speech disabled individuals who wish to utilize CSS technology. Just as important as the practitioners knowledge of the latest advances in speech technology, so, too, is the practitioners understanding of how specific client needs affect the use of CSS, how cognitive factors related to comprehension of CSS affect its use, and how social factors related to perceptions of the CSS user affect their interaction with others. This cutting edge book addresses those topics pertinent to understanding the myriad of concerns involved with the implementation of CSS so that CSS technologies may continue to evolve and improve for speech impaired individuals. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781615207251

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While the use of technology to compensate for individual shortcomings is nothing new, there has been tremendous progress in the application of technology toward assisting individuals with disabilities, particularly with the use of computer synthesized speech (CSS) to help speech impaired people communicate using voice.

Computer Synthesized Speech Technologies: Tools for Aiding Impairment provides information to current and future practitioners that will allow them to better assist speech disabled individuals who wish to utilize CSS technology. Just as important as the practitioners knowledge of the latest advances in speech technology, so, too, is the practitioners understanding of how specific client needs affect the use of CSS, how cognitive factors related to comprehension of CSS affect its use, and how social factors related to perceptions of the CSS user affect their interaction with others. This cutting edge book addresses those topics pertinent to understanding the myriad of concerns involved with the implementation of CSS so that CSS technologies may continue to evolve and improve for speech impaired individuals.

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