• Therefore, we would like to build a computer-assisted language learning system that could simultaneously detect pronunciation errors, speech prosody deviations and dialogue act mistakes. (google.com)
  • This impaired prosody causes their speech to be: too slow or too fast and highly segmented (many pauses). (wikipedia.org)
  • Relive the Queen's Speech from the 2017 state opening in 90 seconds, where Brexit, economy, and Grenfell Tower fire were addressed among other issues. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • He demands an investigation into the leak of a draft Queen's speech to the Sunday Telegraph , and asks why the first key document produced by the Tory-led government was passed to the press when Cameron had attacked Labour for years for not making major announcements in parliament. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • He says: "This Queen's speech marks a decisive break from the past - not just treating the symptoms of our broken society but its roots as well. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • 15.25 The Commons debate on the contents of the Queen's speech has finally got started, with Harriet Harman leading the charge. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Look below for live coverage of Obama's speech from The Times' politics team. (latimes.com)
  • Around 1,000 Palestinians gathered in the West Bank city of Ramallah on September 22 to protest against U.S. President Barack Obama's speech to the United Nations. (rferl.org)
  • Also in response to Obama's speech, the Palestinian workers union said it was planning to issue a call for rallies to take place after the main weekly Muslim prayers on Friday outside U.S. embassies across the Arab world. (rferl.org)
  • That was the general consensus on President Obama's speech on the Middle East yesterday, which Steve Coll, Wendell Steavenson, and Hendrik Hertzberg discuss on this week's Political Scene podcast . (newyorker.com)
  • A request to recognize speech from captured audio content, such as audio from the device's microphone. (apple.com)
  • Anne replied in detail to a government request for feedback on the content of the Mandatory Qualifications for Teachers of the Deaf because she feels strongly that the current qualification guidelines reinforce the expectation of failure and do not take into account the needs and outcomes of children with whom Cued Speech is used. (campaign-archive.com)
  • Social media platforms in Germany are obliged to report hate speech and other illegal content. (euractiv.com)
  • Certain birth defects, such as a cleft palate , can interfere with someone's ability to produce speech. (kidshealth.org)
  • People with a cleft palate have a hole in the roof of the mouth (which affects the movement of air through the oral and nasal passages), and also might have problems with other structures needed for speech, including the lips, teeth, and jaw. (kidshealth.org)
  • Cluttering is another problem that makes a person's speech difficult to understand. (kidshealth.org)
  • These options may include dedicated augmentative communication devices or computer programs that produce speech or provide a visual display of a person's thoughts and ideas. (umich.edu)
  • A speech therapy program begins with an evaluation by a speech-language pathologist (SLP) to assess the person's communication strengths and challenges. (autismspeaks.org)
  • In addition, stuttering typically is perpetuated by the individual's temperament and complex learning, and the response of the person's environment to his/her speech. (bgsu.edu)
  • With Watson Text-to-Speech, you can generate human-like audio from written text. (ibm.com)
  • As the large baby-boom population grows older, there will be more instances of health conditions that can cause speech or language impairments, such as strokes or dementia. (bls.gov)
  • Debs argued that he was exercising his right to free speech and that the Espionage Act of 1917 was unconstitutional. (history.com)
  • Because Harrisburg is also in the Third Circuit, Reilly and Biter's amicus brief addresses issues in the Bruni appeal that are common to both cases, to ensure that the court is well-informed on this unconstitutional violation of free speech. (canadafreepress.com)
  • It provides that colleges and universities that promulgate restrictive speech codes, so-called free-speech zones, and other unconstitutional speech policies will lose their eligibility to receive federal student loans and grants through the Higher Education Act. (powerlineblog.com)
  • citation needed] In the United States, the Supreme Court has not issued a direct ruling on whether speech codes at public universities are unconstitutional. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lev Vygotsky ) have maintained is the use in thinking of silent speech in an interior monologue to vivify and organize cognition , sometimes in the momentary adoption of a dual persona as self addressing self as though addressing another person. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to its use in communication, it is suggested by some psychologists such as Lev Vygotsky that speech is internally used in mental processes to enhance and organize cognition in the form of an interior monologue. (wikipedia.org)
  • Problems or changes in the structure or shape of the muscles and bones used to make speech sounds. (medlineplus.gov)
  • 15.51 Cameron has said his piece, and the Commons begins to empty as backbenchers are selected to make their first speeches of the new parliament. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Onlinecensorship.org seeks to encourage social media companies to operate with greater transparency and accountability toward their users as they make decisions that regulate speech. (eff.org)
  • An Augmentative/Alternative Communication evaluation assesses children or adults who cannot make their needs understood through speech. (umich.edu)
  • The Speech-Language Pathologist will then identify problems in the swallowing process and make appropriate diet, swallowing strategies or referral recommendations to your physician. (umich.edu)
  • If not, we might still hope that the Supreme Court will recall the words they are bound by oath to uphold, "Congress may make no law abridging…the freedom of speech. (cato.org)
  • The group can make the same speeches and send the same hate-filled rants from their church, in publications, on the Web, in front of the White House and even on the steps of the Supreme Court. (oregonlive.com)
  • Such courses are often electives and are available only in schools where the speech teacher's time, interests, and education make them available. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Former Vice President Joe Biden urged Cornell University graduates to resist the allure of technology during his commencement speech on Saturday. (time.com)
  • Barack Obama's decision to give his main speech to students in Israel created quite a storm in all the country's student associations. (nytimes.com)
  • In a series of landmark cases, the U.S. Supreme Court over the years has helped to define what types of speech are-and aren't-protected under U.S. law. (history.com)
  • The Supreme Court decided a series of cases in 1919 that helped to define the limitations of free speech. (history.com)
  • The Supreme Court upheld his conviction by creating the "clear and present danger" standard, explaining when the government is allowed to limit free speech. (history.com)
  • The Supreme Court has interpreted artistic freedom broadly as a form of free speech. (history.com)
  • The Supreme Court didn't bite-they ruled in favor of the students' right to wear the armbands as a form of free speech in Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District . (history.com)
  • We brought the first case in which the U.S. Supreme Court declared speech on the Internet equally worthy of the First Amendment's historical protections. (aclu.org)
  • They intentionally inflict emotional distress, and the Supreme Court should call them on it, rather than let the Phelpses claim they are simply exercising their free speech rights. (oregonlive.com)
  • In a far-reaching case that probes the limits of free speech over the Internet, the Supreme Court on Monday was to consider whether Elonis' Facebook posts, and others like it, deserve protection under the First Amendment. (freep.com)
  • For more than four decades, the Supreme Court has said that "true threats" to harm another person are not protected speech under the First Amendment. (freep.com)
  • It ignores Supreme Court rulings regarding the need to protect free speech activities on streets and sidewalks by requiring that regulations such as these be rigorously reviewed and be very narrowly drafted. (canadafreepress.com)
  • In the United States, the First Amendment guarantees free speech, though the United States, like all modern democracies, places limits on this freedom. (history.com)
  • The ancient Greeks pioneered free speech as a democratic principle. (history.com)
  • The ancient Greek word "parrhesia" means "free speech," or "to speak candidly. (history.com)
  • Does free speech have limits? (msnbc.com)
  • What is the state of free speech within the United States? (msnbc.com)
  • One reason is to oppose a particular injustice, but Wisconsin is also on the front lines of the latest national offensive to regulate free political speech and assembly. (wsj.com)
  • From our earliest days, when we were called The Fund for Free Expression, we have fought all forms of repression of speech, in all media, around the globe. (hrw.org)
  • From working with allies to fight for better policies or against bad laws to advocating for people who build tools that protect speech, EFF's activism makes sure technology is made and used in the service of free speech. (eff.org)
  • As technology grows and changes, it's important that it not reinforce obstacles to free speech, but allows everyone to share ideas and experiences safely. (eff.org)
  • As has been pointed out in these pages, so-called "political correctness" is essentially an attempt to muzzle free speech and introduce thought control (see " Cultural Marxism and the Birth of Modern Thought Crime " by Claudio Grass for an in-depth discussion of the topic). (lewrockwell.com)
  • The ACLU believes in an uncensored Internet, a vast free-speech zone deserving at least as much First Amendment protection as that afforded to traditional media such as books, newspapers, and magazines. (aclu.org)
  • But that principle has not prevented constant new threats to Internet free speech. (aclu.org)
  • These regulations are deeply flawed both from tax and First Amendment perspectives and should be opposed by anyone who supports free speech. (nationalreview.com)
  • The majority party in Congress fears that free spending on speech will lead to electoral losses in November. (cato.org)
  • Congress, especially the Democratic leadership, fears free spending on political speech by businesses and other groups. (cato.org)
  • Congress cannot require you to give up your free speech rights in exchange for a government contract or a bailout. (cato.org)
  • Free speech or harassment? (oregonlive.com)
  • Free speech is dandy and deserves the utmost protection. (oregonlive.com)
  • Justices consider free speech on Facebook The case has drawn widespread attention from those who say comments on social media can be hasty, impulsive and easily misinterpreted. (freep.com)
  • The Bruni trial court's ruling reflects a longstanding and widespread error of assigning abortion a status that trumps other rights, including free speech and freedom of religion. (canadafreepress.com)
  • Our friend Sen. Tom Cotton has introduced the Campus Free Speech Restoration Act (CAFSRA). (powerlineblog.com)
  • But I'm mainly concerned here about non-official harrassment of unpopular political speech, because there seem to be fewer protections against it. (earthlink.net)
  • And it's not only political speech that is threatened - in the United. (eff.org)
  • The court decided that Congress may not prohibit funding of political speech by corporations, labor unions, and nonprofit groups. (cato.org)
  • But, to return to Churchill's political speech, consider his cynical, political closing remarks: "What General Weygand called the Battle of France is over. (washingtontimes.com)
  • Today, most talk of speech codes is within institutional contexts and refer to colleges and refers to official lists and rules established by authorities, where speech codes are occasionally used by colleges and universities to suppress speech that others find offensive. (wikipedia.org)
  • This index lists speeches and other public statements by the Chairman, Commissioners, and Staff of the SEC, which cover a wide range of topics concerning the state of the markets and the Commission's regulatory agenda. (sec.gov)
  • And one of the news anchors covering the speech for National Public Radio burst into a frenetic run of explanatory whispering: Plays for the Cubs, hit more home runs than Roger Maris but not more home runs than Mark McGwire, does volunteer work in the Dominican Republic, was never really into Devo, looks sallow in aqua. (wired.com)
  • The good news is that treatments like speech therapy can help people of any age overcome some speech problems. (kidshealth.org)
  • The website will continually be updated by in-house staff to bring the latest news and events, research and media coverage about Cued Speech, both nationally and internationally. (campaign-archive.com)
  • What is Text to Speech? (ibm.com)
  • Find out what Text to Speech can do for your communications. (ibm.com)
  • studies and experiments with text-to-speech and speech-to-text in systems for human-computer interaction, especially multimodal dialogue systems. (kth.se)
  • [ 1 ] Since that time "speech act theory" has become influential not only within philosophy, but also in linguistics, psychology, legal theory, artificial intelligence, literary theory, and feminist thought among other scholarly disciplines. (stanford.edu)
  • One way of appreciating the distinctive features of speech acts is in contrast with other well-established phenomena within the philosophy of language and linguistics. (stanford.edu)
  • A Grammar of Speech has relevance for many areas related to linguistics, such as Artificial Intelligence, computational linguistics, and machinetranslation. (google.com)
  • In the United States, the First Amendment protects freedom of speech. (history.com)
  • The First Amendment doesn't specify what exactly is meant by freedom of speech. (history.com)
  • Flag burning is an example of symbolic speech that is protected under the First Amendment. (history.com)
  • Not all speech is protected under the First Amendment. (history.com)
  • Speech inciting illegal actions or soliciting others to commit crimes aren't protected under the First Amendment, either. (history.com)
  • A statute that proscribes speech without regard to the speaker's intended meaning runs the risk of punishing protected First Amendment expression simply because it is crudely or zealously expressed," said a brief from the American Liberties Union and other groups. (freep.com)
  • The city blatantly ignored the First Amendment to appease the abortion industry by trying to silence all pro-life speech. (canadafreepress.com)
  • However, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan has struck down a speech code at the University of Michigan, indicating that broad speech codes seeking to prohibit hate speech probably violate the First Amendment (Doe v. University of Michigan, 1989). (wikipedia.org)
  • The first is as follows, "First, to protect vulnerable students from threatening, truly harassing speech that amounts to 'fighting words,' which are not protected by the First Amendment" (Downs, 1993). (wikipedia.org)
  • However, opponents of speech codes often maintain that any restriction on speech is a violation of the First Amendment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another area of research is how the human brain in its different areas such as the Broca's area and Wernicke's area underlies speech. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hillary Clinton was supposed to give her official concession speech at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday. (slate.com)
  • Hertzberg's disappointment with the speech stemmed mostly from Obama's failure to put forward a plan of action, he said-"something like appointing Hillary Clinton to lead the negotiations" between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. (newyorker.com)
  • Freedom of speech-the right to express opinions without government restraint-is a democratic ideal that dates back to ancient Greece. (history.com)
  • While freedom of speech pertains mostly to the spoken or written word, it also protects some forms of symbolic speech. (history.com)
  • The subject of freedom of speech came up in a church discussion group recently. (earthlink.net)
  • My view is that freedom of speech is under a great deal more pressure in the US than is believed by at least some of the other people in my group. (earthlink.net)
  • Freedom of speech is a bellwether: how any society tolerates those with minority, disfavored, or even obnoxious views will often speak to its performance on human rights more generally. (hrw.org)
  • Even if they are approved, these disclosure mandates seek to restrict freedom of speech. (cato.org)
  • In that case, the court essentially says, the pre-eminent right of freedom of speech must yield to the even more pre-eminent right of abortion. (canadafreepress.com)
  • Every year, American libraries feature displays of "banned books" to promote freedom of speech and of the press. (powerlineblog.com)
  • A speech code is any rule or regulation that limits, restricts, or bans speech beyond the strict legal limitations upon freedom of speech or press found in the legal definitions of harassment, slander, libel, and fighting words. (wikipedia.org)
  • In schools, they evaluate students for speech and language disorders and work with teachers, other school personnel, and parents to develop and carry out individual or group programs, provide counseling, and support classroom activities. (bls.gov)
  • the crack journalists at NPR quickly began interviewing students about their impression of the speech. (wired.com)
  • Sometimes Speech students have their events on Friday, but mostly their events are on Saturday of the tournament. (google.com)
  • If Australia does have a national speech problem, then our schools are culpable for failing to equip students with adequate communication skills. (theage.com.au)
  • Teachers are encouraged to have students listen to the speech or show a video of the speech later during the first weeks of school. (nea.org)
  • Speech communication education in the secondary schools is of critical importance in preparing students for their roles in a global society. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The functions of secondary school speech communication education are based on the premise that such instruction should provide for the need of all students - those who are deficient, those who are gifted, and those who are normal in basic oral communication abilities. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Speech communication education also seeks to provide learning experiences for students with special interests and abilities in speech. (encyclopedia.com)
  • As justification for their claim that speech instruction should be a required part of the secondary school curriculum for all students, speech educators note that oral communication is an extraordinarily pervasive element of social life. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Because of the importance of oral communication in social relations, systematic instruction for all students in the nature, principles, and skills of oral communication is considered the primary objective of contemporary secondary speech education. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Some of the students shared their views of the speech with The Times. (nytimes.com)
  • Instead, it prohibits spending on speech done independently of candidates and campaigns. (cato.org)
  • The Harrisburg buffer zone prohibits pro-life speech on public sidewalks up to 70 feet outside a Planned Parenthood abortion center. (canadafreepress.com)
  • We perceive no reason why a witness could not likewise identify a voice as being that of a particular race or nationality, so long as the witness is personally familiar with the general characteristics, accents, or speech patterns of the race or nationality in question, i.e., so long as the opinion is 'rationally' based on the perception of the witness. (jhu.edu)
  • the physiology of hearing, psychoacoustics and speech perception with applications in speech understanding systems. (kth.se)
  • Speech is researched in terms of the speech production and speech perception of the sounds used in vocal language. (wikipedia.org)
  • Speech perception refers to the processes by which humans can interpret and understand the sounds used in language. (wikipedia.org)
  • Normal human speech is pulmonic, produced with pressure from the lungs , which creates phonation in the glottis in the larynx , which is then modified by the vocal tract and mouth into different vowels and consonants . (wikipedia.org)
  • The vocal abilities that enable humans to produce speech also enable them to sing. (wikipedia.org)
  • With Wired for Speech , Clifford Nass and Scott Brave have done a brilliant job of tracing the implications of the intensely social nature of speech for the burgeoning arena of voice interface systems. (mit.edu)
  • In Wired for Speech , Clifford Nass and Scott Brave reveal how interactive voice technologies can readily and effectively tap into the automatic responses all speech-whether from human or machine-evokes. (mit.edu)
  • Wired for Speech demonstrates that people are "voice-activated": we respond to voice technologies as we respond to actual people and behave as we would in any social situation. (mit.edu)
  • Wired for Speech presents new theories and experiments and applies them to critical issues concerning how people interact with technology-based voices. (mit.edu)
  • In a speech criticizing Iran's nuclear program Wednesday, the Israeli prime minister held up a poster with a diagram of a bomb to literally illustrate his point. (thedailybeast.com)
  • It was Bibi as showman, more grand than his speech in the UN showing a cartoon figure of Iran's progress toward a nuclear weapon. (jpost.com)
  • The Whisper speech engine has been shipped by our Speech Products Group as part of the SAPI SDK, which in turn has been shipped in Microsoft Phone and Microsoft Agent, Microsoft Encarta, Windows 2000, Office XP and Windows XP. (microsoft.com)