Speech Communication 49 (2007) 861–873 www.elsevier.com/locate/specom
Highly accurate children’s speech recognition for interactive reading tutors using subword units
Andreas Hagen, Bryan Pellom *, Ronald Cole
Center for Spoken Language Research, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1777 Expo
Above all, educational sector is a system. It is a system that is meant to make money. No wonder educational institutions are responsible for a significant share of the nation-wide GNI (Gross National Income).
Every university is a cash-machine and if you are going to school, you have to be smart
Short Speech on YMCA
Many people today take advantage of the sports and fitness services of their local YMCA, or “Y” as they’re commonly known. However, even those familiar with the organization’s recreational programs may know little about the Y’s history or mission. Originally founded in...
Hello my name is Nick and I am giving my speech on Alzheimer's Disease. I was thinking of what I could do for a speech. Then I thought I wanted to inform people on something that little know about. Then it hit me. Alzheimer's Disease it has affected my life so much and I know so much about
"And in the air was murder" by Joel Kininmonth
It was the start of summer, the bees were coming out, the birds were chirping and a little house in the town of Meridia is waking up to the coming heat. The mist in the air was disappearing and it was
"Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill." Someone once said.
I stumbled across this sentence when I was roaming the internet and I thought to myself this applies more to professional athletes than anyone else. Whethe
Racism in Short Stories
This is an essay i wrote for English Literature. My examples are from two short stories The Test', and After You My Dear Alphonse'.
A Race is a population of humans distinguished from other humans. The most noticeable way to distinguish between races is by
St. Jude’s Children hospital, fight for childhood cancer
Purpose: To inform my audience that there are kids out there that need our help and to have the audience persuade to donating.
ATTENDTION GETTER/ RELEVANCE;
Think back to a time whe
Thank you for inviting me…
As I stand here I am both honored and more than just a little nervous about delivering this commencement address to you fine young people. It seems I’ve taken on a great responsibility in agreeing to deliver to you a few parting words of wisdom as you go from the rela
A wealthy man and his son loved to collect rare works of art. They had everything in their collection, from Picasso to Raphael. They would often sit together and admire the great works of art. When the Vietnam conflict broke out, the son went to war.
He was very courageous and died in
Either follow the steps below or go directly to the section that begins with How to analyze Short Stories/Novels
Read the assignment carefully and do the activities within.
1. Go to the following site and read the information under the title "Short Story Analysis"
Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience to donate to my charity, Love146.
Central Idea: Love146 is the most deserving charity because of the work they are doing around the world to stop child sex slavery.
I. (Attention-getting device): She was only a nu
Mahatma Gandhi’s name is on the lips of every child, every young man and every old man. He was the greatest man not only of India but of the world also. He was the father of Nation. We generally call him Bapu. His full name was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Gandhi was born at Porbundar in Kathiawar
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Miss Moore Character Traits
“The Lesson” by Toni Cade Bambara, is a short story with many different character traits. Miss Moore is a person in the short story who has many different traits. Miss Moore teaches the kids the value of a dollar in a unique way. Miss More shows that she i
FOR THE FORUM ON ROAD SAFETY MCE TRANSPORT UNIVERSITY OF MAURITIUS REDUIT MAURITIUS BY DR A. K. MAULLOO 6TH APRIL 2006
Pro-Chancellor, Prof. S. Jugessur, Vice-Chancellor, Prof. I. Fagoonee, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen On behalf of the members of the Multidisciplinary Cent
We are lucky to present you
Short Summaries of the Books
You Have to Read in the course of
the English Literature by Stulov
Thursday, April 3 2002
1. AN OVERVIEW OF THE DEVELOPMENT FROM THE 17TH TO THE 20TH CENTURIES 2
2. ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN 5
3. ALL THE KING’S
Mrs. Cecilia Del Castillo Lopez, President, Mr. Krishna Lopez, VP for Business Operations, Mr. Ramilo Morales, Director Finance at Administration, Mr. Wilton Bulos, Principal, Ms. Ruth Coronado, Academic Coordinator, faculty and staff, parents, guests, and of course, young boys and girls, a pleasant
Study Drugs and College Students
A. Attention Getter: "I reached into my backpack, grabbed an Adderall, and went to the bathroom. I smashed it on the bathroom sink and snorted it. I went back to my class and zipped through the rest of my exam, and it made