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2007-11-07 18:00:00

By JESSICA MINTZ SEATTLE - A mouse that can move accurately in response to sounds could mean the difference between dependence and independence for someone with motor impairments. A University of Washington researcher with a specialty in speech recognition is putting his skills to use teaching computers to do just that. Jeff Bilmes, the associate professor of engineering leading a team creating the Vocal Joystick with a grant from the National Science Foundation, said most existing...


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