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Discrimination and Comprehension of Synthetic Speech by Students with Visual Impairments: The Case of Similar Acoustic Patterns

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Discrimination and Comprehension of Synthetic Speech by Students with Visual Impairments: The Case of Similar Acoustic Patterns
by Vassilios S. Argyropoulos , Georgios Kouroupetroglou , Konstantinos PapadopoulosJournal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, Vol. 102, No. 7 (July 2008)

This study examined the perceptions held by sighted students and students with visual impairments of the intelligibility and comprehensibility of similar acoustic patterns produced by synthetic speech. It determined the types of errors the students made and compared the performance of the two groups on auditory discrimination and comprehension.