Modern Methods of Speech Processing

Modern Methods of Speech Processing

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The term speech processing refers to the scientific discipline concerned with the analysis and processing of speech signals for getting the best benefit in various practical scenarios. These different practical scenarios correspond to a large variety of applications of speech processing research. Examples of some applications include enhancement, coding, synthesis, recognition and speaker recognition. A very rapid growth, particularly during the past ten years, has resulted due to the efforts of many leading scientists. The ideal aim is to develop algorithms for a certain task that maximize performance, are computationally feasible and are robust to a wide class of conditions. The purpose of this book is to provide a cohesive collection of articles that describe recent advances in various branches of speech processing. The main focus is in describing specific research directions through a detailed analysis and review of both the theoretical and practical settings. The intended audience includes graduate students who are embarking on speech research as well as the experienced researcher already working in the field. For graduate students taking a course, this book serves as a supplement to the course material. As the student focuses on a particular topic, the corresponding set of articles in this book will serve as an initiation through exposure to research issues and by providing an extensive reference list to commence a literature survey. Expe rienced researchers can utilize this book as a reference guide and can expand their horizons in this rather broad area.INTRODUCTION. Two major types of correlations are present in a speech signal. These are known as near-sample redundancies and distant-sample redundancies. Near-sample redundancies are those which are present among speech samples that are close together. ... keep the bit rate required small, yet short enough to allow the speech signal under consideration to be adequately described by a setanbsp;...

Title:Modern Methods of Speech Processing
Author:Ravi Ramachandran, Richard Mammone
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 1995-10-31


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