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Evaluating a Speech Communication System for deaf people
Año:2011
Áreas de investigación
  • Tecnología electrónica y de las comunicaciones,
  • Ingeniería eléctrica, electrónica y automática
Datos
Descripción
This paper describes the development of an Advanced Speech Communication System for Deaf People and its field evaluation in a real application domain: the renewal of Driver's License. The system is composed of two modules. The first one is a Spanish into Spanish Sign Language (LSE: Lengua de Signos Española) translation module made up of a speech recognizer, a natural language translator (for converting a word sequence into a sequence of signs), and a 3D avatar animation module (for playing back the signs). The second module is a Spoken Spanish generator from sign-writing composed of a visual interface (for specifying a sequence of signs), a language translator (for generating the sequence of words in Spanish), and finally, a text to speech converter. For language translation, the system integrates three technologies: an example-based strategy, a rule-based translation method and a statistical translator. This paper also includes a detailed description of the evaluation carried out in the Local Traffic Office in the city of Toledo (Spain) involving real government employees and deaf people. This evaluation includes objective measurements from the system and subjective information from questionnaires. Finally, the paper reports an analysis of the main problems and a discussion about possible solutions.
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
No
Título de la revista
Ieee Latin America Transactions
ISSN
1548-0992
Factor de impacto JCR
0
Información de impacto
Volumen
9
DOI
Número de revista
4
Desde la página
565
Hasta la página
570
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Participantes
  • Autor: Veronica Lopez Ludeña (UPM)
  • Autor: Ruben San Segundo Hernandez (UPM)
  • Autor: Raquel Martin Maganto (UPM)
  • Autor: David Sánchez (CNSE)
  • Autor: Alfonso García
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Grupo de Tecnología del Habla
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Electrónica
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