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A suite of genuine lifestyles situations, Annals of instances on info know-how, chronicles either the successes and screw ups of globally companies as they try to make the most of the ever-changing realm of knowledge know-how. those instances handle the reports of and matters impacting a number of businesses of all sizes and kinds. This e-book is quantity IV-1 of the sequence entitled “Cases on info Technology.”

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Speech recognition technology is expected to play an important role in supporting real-time interactive voice communication over distributed computer data networks. The Interactive Voice Exchange Application developed by the Naval Research Lab, Washington, DC, has been able to maintain a low data rate throughput requirement while permitting the use of voice communication over existing computer networks without causing a significant impact on other data communications, such as e-mail and file transfer (Macker & Adamson, 1996).

Suhm, B. (2000). The business case for speech. SpeechTEK Proceedings, 1526. Przybocki, M. (1999). 1998 broadcast news evaluation information extraction named entities. Proceedings of DARPA Broadcast News Workshop, Herndon, VA, Feb. Rolandi, W. (2000). Speech recognition applications and user satisfaction in the imperfect world. AVIOS Proceedings of the Speech Technology & Applications Expo, 153-158. Schalk, T. (2000). Design considerations for ASR telephony applications. AVIOS Proceedings of the Speech Technology & Applications Expo, 103-112.

Pendharkar is assistant professor of information systems at Penn State Harrisburg. His research interests are in artificial intelligence and expert systems. His work has appeared in Annals of Operations Research, Communications of ACM, Decision Sciences and several others. He is a member of INFORMS, APUBEF, and DSI. IT-Based Decision Tools for Item Processing Operations Management 29 IT-Based Decision Tools For Item Processing Operations Management in Retail Banking Charles J. Malmborg Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Merit Bank is a multi-line financial services company with $75 billion in assets and approximately 1,000 retail branches distributed across 20 geographic divisions in 16 states.

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