Chulalongkorn University Theses and Dissertations (Chula ETD)

Other Title (Parallel Title in Other Language of ETD)

การใช้โปรแกรมแปลภาษาแบบประยุกต์เทคโนโลยีรู้จำเสียงพูด (ASR-CAI tool)และผลกระทบต่อประสิทธิภาพการทำงานในการล่ามพูดพร้อม

Year (A.D.)


Document Type

Independent Study

First Advisor

Nunghatai Rangponsumrit


Faculty of Arts (คณะอักษรศาสตร์)

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Degree Level

Master's Degree

Degree Discipline

Translation and Interpretation




Ever since automatic speech recognition (ASR) was introduced as a means to improve the terminology lookup mechanism and reduce additional cognitive effort in performing a terminology query, many studies have been conducted to investigate the use of ASR-CAI tools in simultaneous interpretation (SI). However, few studies have implemented the process-oriented method in addition to the product-based method in analyzing how the use of ASR-CAI tools may affect the interpreting process. By using both product/process-oriented approaches, this paper set out to investigate the impact of ASR-CAI tool on interpreters’ overall performance. The results showed that the support of ASR-CAI tool led to a significant reduction in error rate and omissions as well as improved the quality of terminology rendition. The paper also discussed the impact of ASR-CAI tool on interpreters’ processing capacity and cognitive effort during SI. In addition, potential benefits and limitations of ASR-CAI tool were analyzed to provide a better understanding regarding the tool’s usability so that such tools can be better integrated into the interpreting process.



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