conversational speech

  • 1 Speech corpus — A speech corpus (or spoken corpus) is a database of speech audio files and text transcriptions in a format that can be used to create acoustic models (which can then be used with a speech recognition engine). A corpus is one such database.… …

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  • 2 speech — [spēch] n. [ME speche < OE spæc, spræc < base of sprecan, to speak: see SPEAK] 1. the act of speaking; expression or communication of thoughts and feelings by spoken words 2. the power or ability to speak 3. the manner of speaking [her… …

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  • 3 speech — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Oral communication Nouns 1. speech, talk, faculty of speech; locution, parlance, expression, vernacular, oral communication, word of mouth, parole, palaver, prattle; effusion, discourse; soliloquy;… …

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  • 4 Speech recognition — For the human linguistic concept, see Speech perception. The display of the Speech Recognition screensaver on a PC, in which the character responds to questions, e.g. Where are you? or statements, e.g. Hello. Speech recognition (also known as… …

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  • 5 Speech repetition — Children copy with their own mouths the words spoken by the mouths of those around them. This enables them to learn the pronunciation of words not already in their vocabulary. Speech repetition is the saying by one individual of the spoken… …

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  • 6 speech — noun 1 speaking ADJECTIVE ▪ slurred ▪ She could tell by his slurred speech that he had been drinking. ▪ clipped ▪ casual ▪ connected …

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  • 7 Speech error — A speech error is a speech pattern that differs from some standard pattern. Speech errors are common among children, who have yet to refine their speech, and can frequently continue into adulthood. They sometimes lead to embarrassment and… …

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  • 8 speech — Synonyms and related words: ESP, address, after dinner speech, alliteration, allocution, allusion, anacoluthon, anadiplosis, analogy, anaphora, anastrophe, answer, answering, antiphrasis, antithesis, antonomasia, apophasis, aporia, aposiopesis,… …

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  • 9 conversational — adj. Conversational is used with these nouns: ↑context, ↑English, ↑partner, ↑skill, ↑speech, ↑style, ↑tone, ↑topic …

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  • 10 conversational — Synonyms and related words: all jaw, answering, candid, chatty, chitchatty, colloquial, common, communicating, communicational, communicative, communional, confabulatory, cozy, effusive, everyday, expansive, familiar, flip, fluent, frank, gabby,… …

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  • 11 phatic speech — noun conversational speech used to communicate sociability more than information • Syn: ↑phatic communication • Hypernyms: ↑conversation …

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  • 12 Non-native speech database — A non native speech database is a speech database of non native pronunciations of English. Such databases are essential for the ongoing development of multilingual automatic speech recognition systems, text to speech systems, pronunciation… …

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  • 13 List of speech recognition software — Modern Speech recognition software enables a single computer user to speak text and/or commands to the computer, largely, but not entirely, bypassing the use of the keyboard and mouse interface.The idea has been portrayed in science fiction for… …

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  • 14 Proteus Conversational Interface — Proteus Conversational Engine is a conversational interface system developed by Artificial Ingenuity, a research and development company in Arizona, USA. Example software and software components are available as free downloads, and the source… …

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  • 15 Electronic fluency devices — (also known as assistive devices, electronic aids, altered auditory feedback devices and altered feedback devices) are electronic devices intended to improve the fluency of persons who stutter. Most electronic fluency devices change the sound of… …

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  • 16 Crib talk — or crib speech is pre sleep monologue made by young children while in bed. This starts somewhere around one and a half years and usually ends by about two and a half years of age, though children can continue longer.[1][2] It consists of… …

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  • 17 Cognitive infocommunications — (CogInfoCom) investigates the link between the research areas of infocommunications and cognitive sciences, as well as the various engineering applications which have emerged as the synergic combination of these sciences. The primary goal of… …

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  • 18 colloquial — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. idiomatic, informal, conversational, vernacular; chatty. See conversation, figurative. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. conversational, informal, vernacular, everyday, casual, idiomatic, nonliterary,… …

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  • 19 Voice activity detection — (also known as speech activity detection or, more simply, speech detection) is an algorithm used in speech processing wherein the presence or absence of human speech is detected in regions of audio. The main uses of VAD are in speech coding and… …

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  • 20 Network-centric organization — A network centric organization is a network governance pattern emerging in many progressive 21st century enterprises. This implies new ways of working, with consequences for the enterprise’s infrastructure, processes, people and culture. Contents …

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