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Using Speech Technologies for Information Access: Does it Require Getting Involved in Mechanisms of Mind and Intelligence?

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Author(s)

John S. Garofolo

Abstract

Speech is arguably man's oldest and most natural form of communication. Speech and language are also inextricably linked to human thought and intelligence. Therefore, the recognition and understanding of spoken and written language was from the beginning an important component of artificial intelligence research. Initial efforts at speech recognition using classic AI techniques were thought to have failed because of the computational limitations of the time. Yet, even with the major advances that have occurred in computing power over the last decade, successful communication with machines using human language remains elusive.
Proceedings Title
NIST SP 990, Measuring the Performance and Intelligence of Systems: Proceedings of the 2002 PerMIS Workshop

Citation

Garofolo, J. (2002), Using Speech Technologies for Information Access: Does it Require Getting Involved in Mechanisms of Mind and Intelligence?, NIST SP 990, Measuring the Performance and Intelligence of Systems: Proceedings of the 2002 PerMIS Workshop, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=51035 (Accessed July 22, 2024)

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Created September 1, 2002, Updated February 17, 2017