Accession Number : AD0864352

Title :   Voice Communications Studies.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Sep 59-30 Sep 69,

Corporate Author : OHIO STATE UNIV RESEARCH FOUNDATION COLUMBUS

Personal Author(s) : Black, John W.

Report Date : 31 DEC 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : Contents: Predicting the intelligibility of words; Aural reception of sentences of different lengths; Speech intelligibility--a summary of recent research; Vad bestammer uppfattbarheten (determinants of intelligibility); Speech reception with altering signal; Relationships among fundamental frequency, vocal sound pressure, and rate of speaking; Multiple-choice intelligibility tests, Forms A and B; Proceedings of 4th Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Helsinki--predicting intelligibility 2; Multiple-choice intelligibility tests (test booklet); Self-administered training in lip-reading; Applications of a language prediction technique to speech and hearing; The intelligibility of twice-deteriorated speech; Speech and aural comprehension of foreign students; Language barriers and language training; Predicting the intelligibility of words 3; The effect of context on aural perception of words; A study of nonsense syllables spoken by two language groups in varying conditions of sidetone and reading rate; A study of twenty-six intervocalic consonants as spoken and recognized by four language groups; Pitch of a periodically interrupted tone; Perception of segments of English-spoken consonant-vowel syllables; A study of foreign accent in Japanese english; A study of pauses in oral reading of one's native language and english; Crosslanguage study of perceptual confusion of plosive phonemes in two conditions of distortion; Pitch judgements of octave pure tones; Effects of delayed sidetone, noise, and syntactic structure on the level and duration of speech; Interconsonantal differences; Intelligibility of speech signals spectrally compressed by a sampling-synthesizing technique.

Descriptors :   (*VOICE COMMUNICATIONS, INTELLIGIBILITY), SPEECH RECOGNITION, AUDITORY PERCEPTION, PREDICTIONS, PHONETICS, TRAINING, LANGUAGE, SPEECH COMPRESSION, ABSTRACTS.

Subject Categories : Voice Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE