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PSCR 2020_Access Driven Modified Rhyme Test Intelligibility



Jaden K. Pieper, Stephen D. Voran


Previous work by NIST/PSCR focused on developing a quality of experience-based access time measurement system. This system relies on modified rhyme test (MRT) word intelligibility and focuses on intelligibility when incrementally cutting off portions of the first word of a transmission. This impairment of partially muted words is unique and there was not data that described its impact on intelligibility. This talk will describe the research underway at PSCR to characterize this relationship by performing MRTs focused on this impairment.
Conference Dates
July 28-30, 2020
Conference Location
Boulder, CO
Conference Title
PSCR Stakeholder Meeting 2020: The Digital Experience


Mission Critical Voice, Quality of Experience, Intelligibility, Modified Rhyme Test, Articulation Band Correlation-Modified Rhyme Test, Access Time, Access Delay


Pieper, J. and Voran, S. (2020), PSCR 2020_Access Driven Modified Rhyme Test Intelligibility, PSCR Stakeholder Meeting 2020: The Digital Experience, Boulder, CO, [online], (Accessed June 17, 2024)


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Created October 28, 2020, Updated October 29, 2020