Fuzzy Logic in Stuttering Therapy

  • Halina Kwasnicka
  • Blazej Zak
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4029)


Artificial intelligence (AI) was always widely explored by medical systems. We follow the trend, and try to use AI techniques to develop Orator – a system that would be helpful in a therapy of stuttering patients. The paper describes very shortly the background and the solution of intelligently controlling therapy parameters. Logopedist and patients opinions are shown as the evaluation of developed system.


Fuzzy Logic Artificial Intelligence Technique Repetition Signal Unstressed Syllable Delay Auditory Feedback 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Halina Kwasnicka
    • 1
  • Blazej Zak
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Applied InformaticsWroclaw University of TechnologyPoland

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