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Using Language Technology to Improve Interaction and Provide Skim Reading Abilities to Audio Information Services
Linköping University, Department of Computer and Information Science, NLPLAB - Natural Language Processing Laboratory. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology. Santa Anna IT Research Institute AB, Linköping, Sweden.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4899-588X
Audio To Me AB, Linköping Sweden.
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2008 (English)In: Collaboration and the Knowledge Economy: Issues, Applications, Case Studies / [ed] Paul Cunningham and Miriam Cunningham, IOS Press, 2008, 1289- p.Conference paper (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

In this paper we present language technology enhancements to audio-based information services (i.e. services where information is presented using spoken language). The enhancements presented in the paper addresses two issues for audio-based services: 1) interaction with the service is rigid and 2) the ability to listen to summaries is limited. Our developments allow for more natural and efficient control of the service and means that facilitates skim reading. Using speech dialogue instead of traditional buttons provides means for more advanced navigation in the audio material. Vector space techniques are used to collect the most relevant sentences in a text and allows for skim reading of varying depth.

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IOS Press, 2008. 1289- p.
, Information and Communication Technologies and the Knowledge Economy, ISSN 1574-1230 ; 5
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Computer Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-43710Local ID: 74580ISBN: 978-1-58603-924-0OAI: diva2:264570
eChallenges,2008, Stockholm, Sweden, 22-24 October 2008
Available from: 2009-10-10 Created: 2009-10-10 Last updated: 2014-01-31Bibliographically approved

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