disfluency


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lack of skillfulness in speaking or writing

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A sample t-test on the durations of disfluency pauses revealed no significant difference between the pause durations of the speakers (p > 0.
KOLLER, WC 1983: Disfluency (stuttering) in extrapyramidal disease.
A subgroup of high-distress, negative-self subjects demonstrated disfluency with the negative stimulus irrespective of the condition.
The listener is apt to perceive a speech disfluency as stuttering when the speaker repeats a sound or syllable, prolongs a sound, makes an unusual pause between sounds or syllables of a word, or repeats a monosyllable word.
Stuttering is a complex and prevalent disorder that involves not only speech disfluency but also challenging psychological and interpersonal experiences for those who stutter.
For example, Timothy, in addition to being labeled as "mildly mentally retarded" based on various intellectual and comprehension tests, has a physical disability which requires him to use an electric wheelchair, has a speech disfluency, and needs assistance with personal grooming.
The absence of disfluency from the individual who stutters on the first meeting was likely due to the couple meeting alone, the person who stutters hiding his disability, or because the individual was in a fluent period due to speech fluency therapy (Boberg and Boberg, 1990).
We"ve heard many physicians tell parents that their kids will outgrow the disfluency," Starkweather says.
Say Anything is well suited to complex applications, such as technical support, and will better handle challenges posed by free-style speech such as fragments and disfluency.
As part of its accuracy enhancements, L&H Voice Xpress version 5 includes Nothing But Speech (NBS)(TM) Technology, a new disfluency filter that eliminates "ahh" and "umm", sounds users often make while speaking that can increase errors in dictation.
As part of its accuracy enhancements, L&H Voice Xpress(TM) version 5 includes Nothing But Speech (NBS(TM)) Technology, a new disfluency filter that eliminates "ahh" and "umm", the sounds users often make while speaking that can increase errors in dictation.
The offering is also expected to include a speech recognition disfluency filter, L&H's Nothing But Speech(TM) (NBS(TM)), which helps to eliminate the "ahh" and "umm" sounds that frequently cause errors among speech recognition users.