Usability of Speech Dialog Systems: Listening to the Target by Thomas Hempel

By Thomas Hempel

Many technical matters like speech reputation and sign processing need to be addressed for the layout of speech conversation structures. besides the fact that, prior to designing a speech software starts off, three key questions that experience to be replied: who will use it, why and the way usually? provided that the dressmaker is obvious approximately those questions, he's in a position to supply a greatest of aim workforce orientation. This publication offers specializes in those high-level questions and provides a standards whilst and the way to layout speech structures. After an creation, the state-of-the-art in smooth voice consumer interfaces is displayed. the subsequent elements of the e-book evolve standards for designing and comparing winning voice consumer interfaces. within the final bankruptcy, outlines and developments of this quick turning out to be quarter are displayed.

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After generating the description of the typical user the next step is to create typical situations or scenarios for using the speech dialog system. In case of INSPIRE these were related to using the system via remote access from the office, car, or directly at home. These three different environments show very different challenges for one task, e. g. calling in a car does not allow any keyboard handling at all. The expected user group for the INSPIRE system was restricted to normal hearing and normal sighted users, but the concept explicitly included physically challenged users.

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