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  1. SIGNAL PROCESSING FOR IMPROVING SPEECH IMIRMENTS

    SBC: Emerson & Stern Associates Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE LONG-TERN GOAL OF PHASE I AND PHASE II RESEARCH IS TO PROVIDE A NEW TOOL FOR SPEECH THERAPY BASED ON THE DISPLAY OF VOCAL TRACT CROSS-SECTIONS. THE SIGNAL PROCESSING APPROACHES UNDER INVESTIGATION ARE BASED ON SPEECH RECOGNITION TECHNIQUES. THIS SYSTEM WOULD PERMIT USERS TO SEE IN A CONCRETE, GRAPHIC WAY HOW CLOSELY THEY APPROACH A TARGET SPEECH PATTERN AND WOULD PROVIDE SOME SUGGESTIONS ABOUT ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Education
  2. UTILIZING VOICE ENTRY TECHNOLOGY FOR ADAPTING HIGH DEMAND JOB TASKS FOR HANDICAPPED PERSONS

    SBC: Rehab Software            Topic: N/A

    REHAB SOFTWARE PROPOSES TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF UTILIZING VOICE ENTRY TECHNOLOGY (VET) TO ADAPT WORK TASKS IN HIGH LABOR DEMAND JOBS FOR ACCESS BY HANDICAPPED PERSONS.HIGH DEMAND JOBS OBTAINED FROM U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR WILL BE ANALYZED TO DETERMINE APPLICABILITY OF EXISTING VOICE ENTRY TECHNOLOGY. FROM THIS ANALYSIS TEN OCCUPATIONS WILL BE SELECTED FOR WHICH SPECIFIC VOICE ENTRY TECHNO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  3. TEACHING BILLINGUAL READING & LANGUAGE ARTS WITH MICROCOMPUTERS IN THE CHICANO COMMUNITY

    SBC: Research & Resources            Topic: N/A

    PHASE 1 OF THIS PROJECT WILL INTEGRATE THE USE OF WORD-PROCESSING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH, PEER-TUTORING, AND COMMUNITY/BUSINESS INVOLVEMENT. PEER DIADS OF BILLINGUAL AND LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL BE INSTRUCTED IN THE USE OF A WORD-PROCESSING PROGRAM AND HOW TO UTILIZE THOSE SKILLS IN READING COMPREHENSION STRATEGIES AND CREATIVE WRITING. STUDENT DIADS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  4. USE OF LARGE VOCABULARY, NATURAL SPEECH RECOGNITION TO ASSIST THE DEAF IN DEVELOPING COMPREHENSIBLE LANGUAGE

    SBC: Speech Systems Inc            Topic: N/A

    ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT AREAS IN ASSISTING THE DEAF TO DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIBLE LANGUAGE IS IN TEACHING PROPER PRONUNCIATION OF SPOKEN WORDS. IN THIS AREA, THE DEAF STUDENT REQUIRES CONSIDERABLE PRACTICE AND FEEDBACK AS HE/SHE ATTEMPTS TO LEARN TO SPEAK THE LANGUAGE PROPERLY. SOME AREAS OF LANGUAGE LEARNING CAN BE TAUGHT IN A CLASSROOMENVIRONMENT. THESE INCLUDE VOCABULARY, GRAMMAR AND WRITING.HO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  5. INPUT AND OUTPUT MECHANISMS AND DEVICES.

    SBC: Trans Tech Alliances Corp            Topic: N/A

    DEVELOPMENT OF A SPEECH LEARNING MACHINE FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED. USE OF TECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS FOR ASSISTING THE DEAF TO DEVELOP COMPREHENSIBLE LANGUAGE. A VOICE RECOGNITION DEVICE WILL BE COUPLED THROUGH COMPUTER TO A COLOR DISPLAY. CLEARLY ENUNCIATED WORDS WILL BE DISPLAYED TOGETHER WITH THE PRINTED WORD, AND IF DESIRED, GRAPHICS DEPICTING MOUTH SHAPE AND TONGUE POSITION, ETC. THE HEARING ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Education
  6. DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION FOR PROMOTING SUPPORTED WORK OPPORTUNITIES

    SBC: Berkeley Planning Associates            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education
  7. LEXICAL ANALYSIS TO ENHANCE MAN-MACHINE INTERACTION

    SBC: Emerson & Stern Associates Inc            Topic: N/A

    ONE OF THE BIGGEST BARRIERS TO EFFECTIVE AND WIDE SPREAD USE OF COMPUTERS BY NON-COMPUTER-SPECIALISTS IS THE NEED FOR USERS TO INTERACT WITH COMPUTERS IN "COMPUTERESE" RATHER THAN ENGLISH. ADDITIONALLY, THE LACK OF STANDARD SOFTWARE MODULES THAT "UNDERSTAND" NATURAL LANGUAGE HAMPERS THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOFTWARE FOR TRANSLATING LANGUAGE AND FOR MONITORING LANGUAGE ACQUISITION SKILLS. THE PROPOSED EF ...

    SBIR Phase II 1985 Department of Education
  8. THE PURPOSE OFTHIS RESEARCH EFFORT IS TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF USING BILINGUAL TEXT ANALYSIS SOFTWARE AS A TOOL TO ASSIST IN TEACHING ENGLISH WRITING SKILLS TO NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS.

    SBC: Emerson & Stern Associates Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE PURPOSE OFTHIS RESEARCH EFFORT IS TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF USING BILINGUAL TEXT ANALYSIS SOFTWARE AS A TOOL TO ASSIST IN TEACHING ENGLISH WRITING SKILLS TO NON -NATIVE SPEAKERS. SINCE SPANISH IS THE VATIVE LANGUAGE PREDOMINANTLY SPOKEN BY STUDENTS ENROLLED IN BILINGUAL PRL PROGRAMS IN GRADES 1-12 IN THE SAN DIEGO AREA, IT HAS BEEN SELECTED AS THE TARGET LANGUAGE IN PHASE I. THIS EFFORT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education
  9. ENGLISH-WRITING SOFTWARE FOR ESL STUDENTS

    SBC: Emerson & Stern Associates Inc            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education
  10. DEVELOPMENT OF PROTOTYPE MATH MODELING CONSTRUCTION SOFTWAREFOR HIGH SCHOOL MATH AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE COURSEWARE

    SBC: Microcosm, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Education

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