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Signals and Communication Technology

Human Factors and Voice Interactive Systems

Editors: Gardner-Bonneau, Daryle, Blanchard, Harry E. (Eds.)

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  • Second edition Updates existing chapters and adds considerable new material
  • In-depth coverage of current topics of major interest
  • Covers speech technologies in automobiles, speech in mobile phones and more
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Human Factors and Voice Interactive Systems, Second Edition provides in-depth information on current topics of major interest to speech application developers,  and updates material from chapters that appeared in the previous edition.

The first nine chapters of the book cover issues related to interactive voice response systems, including both mobile and multimodal device user interfaces as well as classic automated telephone systems. The remaining chapters cover special topics including synthetic speech and the design of speech applications to enhance accessibility to people with disabilities and the ever-growing population of older adults.

Human Factors and Voice Interactive Systems, Second Edition is a collection of applied research and scholarly synthesis contributions by seasoned professionals in the field that highlight continuing efforts to study human interaction with speech technologies.

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From the reviews of the second edition:

“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)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Ivr Usability Engineering Using Guidelines And Analyses Of End-to-End Calls

    Pages 1-41

    Suhm, Bernhard

  • User Interface Design for Natural Language Systems: From Research to Reality

    Pages 43-80

    Boyce, Susan J.

  • Linguistics and Psycholinguistics in IVR Design

    Pages 81-115

    Stewart, Osamuyimen T. (et al.)

  • Designing the Voice User Interface for Automated Directory Assistance

    Pages 117-134

    Mané, Amir M. (et al.)

  • Spoken Language Interfaces for Embedded Applications

    Pages 135-161

    Burileanu, Dragos

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Hardcover $219.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Human Factors and Voice Interactive Systems
Editors
  • Daryle Gardner-Bonneau
  • Harry E. Blanchard
Series Title
Signals and Communication Technology
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-68439-0
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-68439-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-25482-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-3798-8
Series ISSN
1860-4862
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXVI, 469
Additional Information
Originally published as Volume 498 in the series: The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science
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