Speech and Language Technology for Disabled Persons

Stockholm, Sweden
May 31 - June 2, 1993

A Multi-Parameter Speech Training System

Hector Javkin (1), Norma Antonanzas-Barroso (1), Amitav Das (1), Nancy Niedzielski (1), Yoshinori Yamada (2), Norio Murata (3), Harry Levitt (4), Karen Youdelman (4)

(1) Speech Technology Laboratory, Panasonic Technologies Inc., Santa Barbara, California, USA
(2) Central Research Laboratory, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. Osaka, Japan
(3) Matsushita Techno-Research Co., Ltd. Osaka, Japan
(4) Lexington School for the Deaf, Queens, New York. USA

This paper describes a speech training system being developed for profoundly deaf children which takes speech information from a series of instruments and presents it in both technical displays and video games. The system has the capability for using text-to-speech for generating some model parameters for the children to follow.

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Bibliographic reference.  Javkin, Hector / Antonanzas-Barroso, Norma / Das, Amitav / Niedzielski, Nancy / Yamada, Yoshinori / Murata, Norio / Levitt, Harry / Youdelman, Karen (1993): "A multi-parameter speech training system", In SLTDP-93, 137-140.