Joe Calev's WebLog

Posts and information about Microsoft Office Communications Server and sometimes off topic posts.

January, 2005

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    A slightly different way to solve systems of equations

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    I'm sure all of us remember solving systems of equations in high school. Back then I had the dreams of discovering a new branch of mathematics, earning the right to have some obscure function - or if I was lucky - a constant named after myself. Like most...
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    A trip to the rainforest

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    This post will be a bit of a departure from the regular technical track. About a month ago for my birthday my wife bought me a trip to anywhere - as long as the budget was reasonable. There are three places I would like to see before I die (which I hope...
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    Recording prompts so they sound natural Part II

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    Yesterday I discussed how to create extractions from transcriptions in order to reduce the amount of recording necessary. We ended with two transcriptions to replace the four original ones. 1) [You have purchased] [a clock] 2) [Would you like to purchase...
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    Recording prompts so they sound natural

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    One of the features of the Microsoft Speech SDK is the Recording Editing and Design Studio. This feature allows a developer to record wave files called transcriptions and divide the transcriptions into pieces called "extractions". Say for example your...
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    What exactly are those sounds for the keys on a phone?

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    OK, so it's been awhile since I last posted. Since I last posted we have welcomed my son Nathan into the world. Needless to say between two kids under 18 months it has been quite difficult for my wife and I in terms of sleep and duress. I thought I would...
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