Measuring the intelligibility of conversational speech in children.

@article{Flipsen2006MeasuringTI,
  title={Measuring the intelligibility of conversational speech in children.},
  author={Peter Flipsen},
  journal={Clinical linguistics & phonetics},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={303-12}
}
Conversational speech is the most socially-valid context for evaluating speech intelligibility, but it is not routinely examined. This may be because it is difficult to reliably count the number of words in the unintelligible portions of the sample. In this study four different approaches to dealing with this problem are examined. Each is based on the assumption that it is possible to perceive syllables in unintelligible strings even when the target words are unknown; these unintelligible… CONTINUE READING

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