intelligibility


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intelligibility

[in‚tel·ə·jə′bil·əd·ē]
(communications)
The percentage of speech units understood correctly by a listener in a communications system; customarily used for regular messages where the context aids the listener, in distinction to articulation. Also known as speech intelligibility.
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The average success rate across all the trials is corrected to account for the effect of guessing in MRT tests, and provides the ABC-MRT Intelligibility Score.
First, bilateral implantees have better auditory perception and speech intelligibility than unilateral implantees.
* Is vowel length the only characteristic regarding vowels relevant to intelligibility?
Moreover, Bradlow and Pisoni (1999) state that word recognition is a process that is influenced by some factors, such as, talker, listener, utterance and situation in which it occurs, and that multi-talker voice and articulation may influence the intelligibility (1) of utterances that talkers produce.
To this end we shall measure her performance against the intelligibility standards established by Jenkins (2000) and subsequent research in the field.
Studies investigated the speech intelligibility of children with speech sound disorders judged by different groups [14,19,21], and their results show a strong correlation between unintelligible speech and greater severity in the judges' classification.
At the phonetic level various sounds have various degrees of intelligibility depending on their acoustic nature.
(20) But what I would argue is that this means that there is, so to speak, an excess of intelligibility in every object we come to know.
Further, he shows that there is a confusion underlying arguments for the impossibility of contact and present an analysis of contact, based upon Komer's treatment of empirical continuity, which restores intelligibility to apparent cases of contact action.
Already known for the speed and fluidity of our live captions, even in difficult conditions caused for example by a very high speech rate, our technology now reaches new heights in terms of accuracy, allowing for unmatched overall intelligibility.
The current standard assessment of bulbar function includes clinician-based estimates of speech intelligibility and speaking rate.
Meanwhile in educational spaces, excessive noise and reverberation interfere with speech intelligibility and the ability to concentrate and understand.