Vowel & diphthong tutors for language therapy

  title={Vowel & diphthong tutors for language therapy},
  author={Ingrid Kirschning and Ma. Teresa Toledo and Lydia E. Valadez and Dora Canizales},
  journal={Sixth Mexican International Conference on Computer Science (ENC'05)},
The present paper describes the application called ICATIANI, developed to aid hearing impaired children in the acquisition of speech The system supports the practice of vowels, diphthong and basic vocabulary. An animated character "Baldi" pronounces slowly and asks the student to speak, and if the utterance is correctly recognized, Baldi smiles otherwise he makes a sad face and asks the child to try again. A speech recognizer is used to evaluate the pronunciation of the words. Tests were… CONTINUE READING