The Effect of Word Familiarity on the DRT Scores
This chapter describes the results of experiments we conducted to investigate the effect of word familiarity on speech intelligibility using selection-based testing methods. First, word familiarity is briefly described. We then describe the experimental procedures and the results. In summary, we conclude that word familiarity does effect speech intelligibility, but only marginally in selection-based tests, especially when the selection is limited to one out of two.
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