Toward a social-cognitive psychology of speech technology [electronic resource] : affective responses to speech-based e-service /
ABSTRACT: Speech technologies, or technologies that recognize and respond to human speech, have recently emerged as a ubiquitous and cost-effective form of customer self-service (e-service). Although customer satisfaction is regarded as an important outcome of e-service interactions, little is known about users affective responses to conversational interactions with technology. Using a theoretical foundation derived from research in social cognition, interpersonal communication, psycholinguistics, human factors, and services marketing, two studies develop items for a speech interface usability scale, which is then used to examine interrelationships among individual differences (e.g., self-monitoring, need for interaction with a service provider, inherent novelty seeking), usability, comfort, and customer satisfaction.
School:University of South Florida
School Location:USA - Florida
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:human computer interaction dialogue design customer satisfaction e service speech user interface
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