This book deals with two important technologies in human-computer interaction: computer generation of synthetic speech and computer recognition of human speech. It addresses the problems in generating speech with varying precision of articulation and how to convey moods and attitudes.
1. Developing interactive speech technology Part I: Speech output 2. Voice output for human-machine interaction 3. Interactive speech in computer-aided learning 4. Speech-based alarm displays Part II: Speech input 5. Speech as an interface medium: How can it best be used? 6. Automatic speech recognition and mobile radio 7. Is control by voice the right answer for the avionics environment? 8. Listening typewriters in use: Some practical studies 9. Voice as a medium for document annotation Part III: Considering feedback and error correction 10. Feedback in automatic speech recognition: Who is saying what and to whom? 11. Comparing error correction strategies in speech recognition systems 12. Data-entry by voice: Facilitating correction of misrecognitions Part IV: Designing and evaluating interactive speech technology 13. Assessing the quality of synthetic speech 14. Evaluation and prototyping for voice applications 15. Intelligent dialogues in automated telephone services 16. Design guidelines for using speech in interactive multimedia systems 17. Speech technology in the future