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PicTalky: Augmentative and Alternative Communication Software for Language Developmental Disabilities

@article{Park2021PicTalkyAA,
  title={PicTalky: Augmentative and Alternative Communication Software for Language Developmental Disabilities},
  author={Chanjun Park and Chanjun Park and Yoonna Jang and Seolhwa Lee and Jaehyung Seo and Kisu Yang and Heuiseok Lim},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2109.12941}
}
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is a practical means of communication for people with language disabilities. In this study, we propose PICTALKY, which is an AI-based AAC system that helps children with language developmental disabilities to improve their communication skills and language comprehension abilities. PICTALKY can process both text and pictograms more accurately by connecting a series of neural-based NLP modules. Moreover, we perform quantitative and qualitative… Expand

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