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Title: Making clinical simulation mannequins talk
Author: Cossa, Isac
Campos, Guilherme
Couto, Pedro
Lindo, João
Keywords: Speech synthesis
Pre-recording
Case study
Glasgow Coma Scale
Consciousness
Model
Markov chain
Instructor
Usability
Evaluation
Issue Date: 2019
Publisher: SciTePress - Science and Technology Publications
Abstract: This paper advocates the interest of applying speech synthesis to clinical simulation mannequins, by focussing on a particular case study of recognised practical interest (evaluation of consciousness level based on the Glasgow Coma Scale), chosen as a proof of concept. A response repository comprising 109 sentences was recorded and an application was developed in Microsoft® Visual Basic® to allow configuration of the simulation scenario, control of response generation on a low-fidelity mannequin equipped with a loudspeaker and assessment of trainee performance. The system received very positive assessment in initial user tests on a typical training setting.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10773/30189
DOI: 10.5220/0007571404500455
ISBN: 978-989-758-353-7
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