Computers. the computerized analysis of spoken words in order to identify the speaker, as in security systems, or to respond to voiced commands: the analysis is performed by finding patterns in the spectrum of the incoming sound and comparing them with stored patterns of elements of sound, as phones, or of complete words.
the understanding of continuous speech by a computer
See voice recognition
noun, Phonetics. 1. any of the set of distinctive sounds of a given language. Compare phoneme. 2. any audible, elemental, acoustic event occurring in speech: “Go” contains the speech sound “o.”. Compare phone2 . 3. any of the sounds of the entire phonetic system of a language.
- Speech synthesis
The generation of an sound waveform of human speech from a textual or phonetic description. See also speech recognition. There are demonstrations which say a number (http://cs.yale.edu/cgi-bin/saynumber.au) or say a phrase (http://wwwtios.cs.utwente.nl/say/form/).
- Speech therapy
noun 1. treatment to improve the speech of children who have difficulty in learning to speak, for example because of partial deafness or brain damage, or to help restore the power of speech to adults who have lost it or partly lost it through accident or illness speech therapy n. Treatment of speech defects and […]
noun 1. a pattern, style, or feature of spoken language shared by the people of a particular group or area.