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The ability of a computer to identify and respond to the sounds produced in human speech.[as modifier] ‘speech recognition technologies’
- ‘The use of computerized speech recognition in medicine was first described in radiology in 1981.’
- ‘Certain car companies are currently developing navigation systems based on speech recognition using satellites and map databases.’
- ‘Another concurrent research stream deals with the area of speech recognition.’
- ‘Currently, speech recognition takes place at the software level, and its precision varies enormously, depending on what you want the system to do.’
- ‘Progress has been made in speech recognition and automatic translation engines, and a convergence with search engines is just beginning to be discernible.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.