Speech and Language Technology for Disabled Persons

Stockholm, Sweden
May 31 - June 2, 1993

Enhancing a Communication Prosthesis with Vocal Emotion Effects

John L. Arnott, Norman Alm, Iain R. Murray

The MicroCentre, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, The University, Dundee, Scotland, UK

Although computer-based vocal prostheses for non-speaking people are becoming increasingly common, they are very often slow in use, and they cannot convey the feelings of the user beyond the actual words spoken. This paper describes the integration of two systems designed to overcome these disadvantages of current systems.

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Bibliographic reference.  Arnott, John L. / Alm, Norman / Murray, Iain R. (1993): "Enhancing a communication prosthesis with vocal emotion effects", In SLTDP-93, 165-168.