Accession Number:

ADA255899

Title:

Talking to InterFIS: Adding Speech Input to a Natural Language Interface

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1992-09-11

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

This report discusses the addition of speech recognition capabilities to InterFIS, the natural language interface to the Fault Isolation Shell FIS, an expert system for trouble-shooting electronics equipment. Because of the limitations of todays speech recognition technology, the addition of this capability affects the structure and flexibility of the interface the consequences and implications of this are discussed in detail in this report. The speech recognition module is described, and a brief evaluation of system performance is presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Cybernetics
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE