“Artificial Communication“ - Can Computer Generated Speech Improve Communication of Autistic Children?

Eberhard Grötsch, Alfredo Pina, Benno Willoweit, Michael Schneider

Abstract

Autistic children are often motivated in their communication behaviour by pets or toys. Our aim is to investigate, how communication with “intelligent“ systems affects the interaction of children with untypical development. Natural language processing is intended to be used in toys to talk to children. This challenging Háblame-project (as part of the EU-funded Gaviota project) is just starting. We will discuss verification of its premises and its potentials, and outline the technical solution.

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Grötsch E., Pina A., Schneider M. and Willoweit B. (2013). “Artificial Communication“ - Can Computer Generated Speech Improve Communication of Autistic Children? . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8565-53-2, pages 517-521. DOI: 10.5220/0004412805170521


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@conference{csedu13,
author={Eberhard Grötsch and Alfredo Pina and Michael Schneider and Benno Willoweit},
title={“Artificial Communication“ - Can Computer Generated Speech Improve Communication of Autistic Children?},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2013},
pages={517-521},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004412805170521},
isbn={978-989-8565-53-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - “Artificial Communication“ - Can Computer Generated Speech Improve Communication of Autistic Children?
SN - 978-989-8565-53-2
AU - Grötsch E.
AU - Pina A.
AU - Schneider M.
AU - Willoweit B.
PY - 2013
SP - 517
EP - 521
DO - 10.5220/0004412805170521