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Harvard Psychoacoustic Sentences


Status Completely developed test.
Goal Comparative evaluation of sentence intelligibility.
Languages American English [Egan (1948)], French [Combescure (1981)], and Dutch [Plomp & Mimpen (1979)].
Items Fixed set of 100 meaningful, syntactically varied, phonetically  balanced sentences.
Example: Add salt before you fry the egg.
Procedure Open response identification  in normal spelling.
Time With an interstimulus interval of 15 sec, about 30 min per synthesiser.
Analysis Manually. Intelligibility is expressed in terms of the percentage correct keywords .

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