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Listener preference and comprehension tests of stress algorithms for a text-report

A. McHugh

Listener preference and comprehension tests of stress algorithms for a text-report

by A. McHugh

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Published by Naval Research Laboratory in Washington .
Written in English


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StatementA. McHugh.
SeriesAD-A031 391
ContributionsNaval Research Laboratory.
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Open LibraryOL20379004M

  The issue of bias in mental testing, too, is an important concern with strong historical precedence in the social sciences and with formidable social consequences. The controversy is liable to persist as long as we entangle it with the nature–nurture question and stress mean differences in standardized test scores. The authors stress the importance of providing support within a collaborative environment, which considers human factors, such as communication and interaction. Chapter 17 continues this discussion by stressing the importance of setting up a supportive learning environment for online learners, and provides some practical advice.

The children made less improvement on a test of sentence comprehension than they did on the primary outcome measure, which was a global language test. The immediate posttest and six-month follow-up effect sizes for the Token Test for Children (DiSimoni, ) were approximately half as large as the effect sizes for the Comprehensive. Tests are also needed to verify whether hypercompression causes listening fatigue. In addition, study is needed on the effects of broadcast processing and lossy codecs on music that has been hypercompressed or clipped. Finally, a good deal more research is needed into the relationship between loudness, listener preference and commercial success.

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Mean comprehension times for the test sentences, along with accuracy and response time data for the comprehension questions, are shown in Table the table shows, subject continuity (continue versus shift) and lexical form (pronoun versus noun subject) influenced comprehension times in both the reading and listening tasks ().Sentences that continued the subject of the preceding story.

Three participants, who failed to meet the criterion on the reading comprehension test (with scores of 70%, 75%, and 75%, respectively), were removed from subsequent analyses. The average reading comprehension score of the remaining 39 participants was 95%. Participants reported their native language on a demographic questionnaire.

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