Word Prediction and Communication Rate in Aac

  title={Word Prediction and Communication Rate in Aac},
  author={Keith Trnka and John McCaw and Debra Yarrington and Kathleen F. McCoy},
Word prediction systems can reduce the number of keystrokes required to form a message in a letter-based AAC system. It has been questioned however, whether such savings translate into an enhanced communication rate due to the additional cognitive load (e.g., shifting of focus and scanning of a prediction list) required in using such a system. Our hypothesis is that word prediction has great potential in enhancing communication rate, but the amount is dependent on the accuracy of the word… CONTINUE READING


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