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This study examined continuous automated speech recognition in the university lecture theatre. The participants were both native speakers of English (L1) and English as a second language students (L2) enrolled in an information systems course (Total N=160). After an initial training period, an L2 lecturer in information systems delivered three 2-hour(More)
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Health Board 1 is one of the largest public health care providers in New Zealand (NZ). In early 1999, a supply chain optimization review recommended an enterprise system (ES) implementation to provide better control and reporting of organizational finances. The focus of this case is the IT platform decision made in conjunction with the(More)
with suggestions for how to make them work well and how to avoid some common problems (such as reviews that become problem solving sessions). Additional chapters include discussions on collecting and analyzing review data, installing a review process, and critical success factors and traps to avoid. There is also some discussion of special problems in(More)
In this paper, the design of a very cost effective Arabic speech language controlled device, with continuous speech recognition is presented. The device has been developed as an integrated prototype (patent pending) with the local center for providing technological solutions for people with disabilities. This system is explained with three case studies;(More)
Enterprise systems (ES) implementations are regarded costly, time and resource consuming and have a great impact on the organization in terms of the risks they involve and the opportunities they provide. The steering committee (SC) represents the group of individuals who is responsible for making strategic decisions throughout the ES implementation(More)
Embedded Electrocardiogram (E-ECG) based health diagnosis of cardiac diseases has been a saturated area of research and almost any known heart-condition can be detected and diagnosed by doctors in the hospital setting. However, these approaches fall extremely short when attempting to design an automatic detection system to do the same. The situation becomes(More)