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Subtitling through speech recognition, respeaking, Pablo Romero-Fresco

Summary
Based on sound research and first-hand experience in the field, Subtitling through Speech Recognition: Respeaking is the first book to present a comprehensive overview of the production of subtitles through speech recognition in Europe. Topics covered include the origins of subtitling for the deaf and hard of hearing, the different methods used to provide live subtitles and the training and professional practice of respeaking around the world. The core of the book is devoted to elaborating an in-depth respeaking course, including the skills required before, during and after the respeaking process. The volume also offers detailed analysis of the reception of respeaking, featuring information about viewers' preferences, comprehension and perception of respoken subtitles obtained with eye-tracking technology.An accompanying DVD features a wealth of video clips and documents designed to illustrate the material in the book and to serve as a basis for the exercises included at the end of each chapter. The working language of the book is English, but the DVD also contains sample material in Dutch, French, Galician, German, Italian and Spanish.Subtitling through Speech Recognition: Respeaking is designed for use as a course book for classroom practice or as a handbook for self-learning. It will be of interest to undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as freelance and in-house language professionals. It will also find a reading public among broadcasters, cinema, theatre and museum managers, as well as the deaf and members of deaf associations, who may use the volume to support future campaigns and enhance the quality of the speech-to-text accessibility they provide to their members
Table Of Contents
Introduction to respeaking -- Live subtitling -- Respeaking as a professional practice -- Respeaking skills -- Respeaking skills applied before the process I : general knowledge of SR -- Respeaking skills applied before the process II : preparation of the software -- respeaking with dragon -- Respeaking skills applied during the process I -- Respeaking skills applied during the process II : respeaking different genres -- Respeaking skills applied during the process III : respeaking in other settings -- Respeaking skills applied after the process : accuracy rate -- the NERD model -- The reception of respeaking -- Final thoughts
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
"First published 2011 by St. Jerome Publishing."
Physical Description
1 online resource (219 pages).
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781000154696

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