INDEX

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accessibility

application example, 11

examples, 327

software design guidelines, 331

See also universal design

accommodation, 195196

accuracy

computer recognition, 202

dictation software, 101

discrete commands, 101

interface rule, 203

rates, 222

rate with dictation, 130

speaker-dependent systems, 174

acoustic cues

connotations, 92

invariants, 88

meaning, 88

ActiveX

Dragon Systems, 138

IBM, 137

aesthetics, 198200

affinity diagram, 289

affixes

definition, 80

affricatives

definition, 72

table of sounds, 74

agglutination

definition, 79

Aiken, Howard, 146

air pressure, 49

allophones

definition, 73

Alta Vista, 112

ambient noise

guidelines, 228

handhelds, 40

microphones, 152, 154

neural networks, 24

See also noise

ambiguity

semantics, 90

Americans with Disabilities Act, 332

amplitude

definition, 49

diagram, 49

dynamic range, 149

protection, 53

analysis

design process, 275291

See also task analysis

ANSI, 333

applications

auditory user interface examples, 11

automobile, 179

business, 166

command-and-control, 132134

commercial software, buying, 133

commercial/warehouse, 166, 168

comparisons of, 141

current, 116

development tools, 135140

dictation, 101, 129132

education, 179

future, 123

goal of, 119

legal, 166

log scaling, 171

medical, 165

natural language, 111

office monitoring, 321

quality inspections, 170

successful, 176

telephone, 215

text-database searches, 112

toys, 179

universal access, 177

universal design, 329

warehousing and distribution, 168

weather reports, 114

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