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Spoken interfaces

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The thematic module covers the main principles of speech-based human-technology interaction, focusing on spoken interfaces which facilitate accessibility. Agent design for spoken interfaces. This includes both speech output (e.g., spoken prompts for people with visual disabilities) and speech input (e.g., speech control for physically disabled personnel). The students will also be introduced to different Voice Assistants and how they are being used in facilitating accessibility in the real-world.


After completing this thematic module, the student will know the principles of spoken interaction and the main technologies and methods to create accessible spoken interfaces. The students will also gain insigts in applying voice assistants to enhance accessibility.

Module level: Advanced

Degree level: Master

Language: English

Study mode: Online


Enrolment period: Continuous

Additional information: This course is studied independently online and at your own pace.

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Tampere University

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