Effects of word frequency, contextual diversity, and semantic distinctiveness on spoken word recognition.

@article{Johns2012EffectsOW,
  title={Effects of word frequency, contextual diversity, and semantic distinctiveness on spoken word recognition.},
  author={Brendan T. Johns and T. Gruenenfelder and D. Pisoni and Michael N. Jones},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  year={2012},
  volume={132 2},
  pages={
          EL74-80
        }
}
The relative abilities of word frequency, contextual diversity, and semantic distinctiveness to predict accuracy of spoken word recognition in noise were compared using two data sets. Word frequency is the number of times a word appears in a corpus of text. Contextual diversity is the number of different documents in which the word appears in that corpus. Semantic distinctiveness takes into account the number of different semantic contexts in which the word appears. Semantic distinctiveness and… Expand
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