Application of Audio/Speech Recognition for Military Requirements

  • Edward J. Cupples
  • Bruno Beek
Part of the The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 155)

Abstract

Increases in the functional capabilities of military systems have made these systems increasingly more difficult to operate. Increased operator workload in modern workstations and aircraft have produced operator stress and fatigue, resulting in degraded operator performance, especially in time critical tasks. One reason for this problem is that both data entry and system control functions are often controlled via the systems keyboard. In some systems functions are nested many layers deep making the system inefficient and difficult to use. For this reason technology to improve the interface between the system and its operators is of high interest. Many efforts and several technologies are being pursued in speech recognition and synthesis, multimodal interface techniques, and voice interactive concepts and methods. Such work is being pursued to satisfy the requirements for modern communication, collection, analysis, identification, resource management, and control.

Keywords

Speech Recognition Automatic Speech Recognition Impulse Noise Speech Enhancement Speech Recognition System 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward J. Cupples
    • 1
  • Bruno Beek
    • 1
  1. 1.Rome Laboratory, Griffiss Air Force BaseUSA

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