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Sat Nov 27 2004
Media: NYT: Amtrak's Electronic Answering System
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NYT: Amtrak's Electronic Answering System
Message 1: NYT: Amtrak's Electronic Answering System
From: Karen Chung <karchungntu.edu.tw>
Subject: NYT: Amtrak's Electronic Answering System
From the November 24, 2004 issue of the New York Times online:
Your Train Will Be Late, She Says Cheerily
By Ian Urbina
Amid long lines and frayed nerves typical during the long Thanksgiving holiday
weekend, roughly 600,000 rail travelers nationwide will squeeze on and off
trains, with one-third passing through Pennsylvania Station.
Through it all Julie will remain unshakably courteous and tirelessly chipper
Julie is the computerized "voice of Amtrak" who helps callers navigate
the railroad's electronic answering system.
The article includes an audio slide show.
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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