Evaluation of speech intelligibility for children with cleft lip and palate by means of automatic speech recognition.

@article{Schuster2006EvaluationOS,
  title={Evaluation of speech intelligibility for children with cleft lip and palate by means of automatic speech recognition.},
  author={Maria Schuster and Andreas Maier and Tino Haderlein and Emeka Nkenke and Ulrike Wohlleben and Frank Rosanowski and Ulrich Eysholdt and Elmar N{\"o}th},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2006},
  volume={70 10},
  pages={1741-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Cleft lip and palate (CLP) may cause functional limitations even after adequate surgical and non-surgical treatment, speech disorders being one of them. Interindividually, they vary a lot, showing typical articulation specifics such as nasal emission and shift of articulation and therefore a diminished intelligibility. Until now, an objective means to determine and quantify the intelligibility does not exist. METHOD An automatic speech recognition system, a new method, was applied… CONTINUE READING