Accession Number : AD0752156

Title :   Preliminary Evaluation of Synthetic Speech.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS CENTER CAMBRIDGE MASS

Personal Author(s) : Hilborn,Edwin H.

Report Date : AUG 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : The report briefly discusses the methods for storing and generating synthetic speech and a preliminary evaluation of the intelligibility of a speech synthesizer having a 75-word vacabulary selected for air traffic control messages. A program is suggested for additional testing based upon a vocabulary expanded to 128 words. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SPEECH, SYNTHESIS), (*VOICE COMMUNICATIONS, *AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT), (*AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS, VOICE COMMUNICATIONS), COCKPITS, INTELLIGIBILITY, DIGITAL SYSTEMS

Subject Categories : Air Navigation and Guidance
      Voice Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE