To Undeaf Their Ears: The Spoken Word in a Multimedia World

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The importance of spoken word in multimedia environment is discussed. The opinion of the author on the inherent value of preserving the spoken word as a vital element in the cultural heritage is also discussed. Text versions are not able to capture vital data, which give meaning and depth to the words themselves. The main objective of audio-based research is the improvement in accuracy in automatic speech recognition for text searching of audio materials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8-11
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Multimedia
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Signal Processing
  • Media Technology
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Science Applications


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