Speech-based Interaction: Myths, Challenges, and Opportunities

  title={Speech-based Interaction: Myths, Challenges, and Opportunities},
  author={Cosmin Munteanu and Gerald Penn},
  booktitle={CHI Extended Abstracts},
HCI research has for long been dedicated to better and more naturally facilitating information transfer between humans and machines. Unfortunately, humans' most natural form of communication, speech, is also one of the most difficult modalities to be understood by machines -- despite, and perhaps, because it is the highest-bandwidth communication channel we possess. While significant research efforts, from engineering, to linguistic, and to cognitive sciences, have been spent on improving… CONTINUE READING