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Speech Technologies

This book addresses different aspects of the research field and a wide range of topics in speech signal processing, speech recognition and language processing. The chapters are divided in three different sections: Speech Signal Modeling, Speech Recognition and Applications. The chapters in the first section cover some essential topics in speech signal processing used for building speech recognition as well as for speech synthesis systems: speech feature enhancement, speech feature vector dimensionality reduction, segmentation of speech frames into phonetic segments. The chapters of the second part cover speech recognition methods and techniques used to read speech from various speech databases and broadcast news recognition for English and non-English languages. The third section of the book presents various speech technology applications used for body conducted speech recognition, hearing impairment, multimodal interfaces and facial expression recognition.

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Speech TechnologiesEdited by Ivo Ipsic

Published: June 13th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/669

ISBN: 978-953-307-996-7

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22 Crossref Citations

33 Web of Science Citations

46 Dimensions Citations

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1. Multi-channel Feature Enhancement for Robust Speech Recognition

By Rudy Rotili, Emanuele Principi, Simone Cifani, Francesco Piazza and Stefano Squartini

1758

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2. Real-time Hardware Feature Extraction with Embedded Signal Enhancement for Automatic Speech Recognition

By Vinh Vu Ngoc, James Whittington and John Devlin

2049

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3. Nonlinear Dimensionality Reduction Methods for Use with Automatic Speech Recognition

By Stephen A. Zahorian and Hongbing Hu

1949

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4. Determination of Spectral Parameters of Speech Signal by Goertzel Algorithm

By Božo Tomas and Darko Zelenika

2249

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5. Blind Segmentation of Speech Using Non-Linear Filtering Methods

By Okko Rasanen, Unto Laine and Toomas Altosaar

1186

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6. Towards a Multimodal Silent Speech Interface for European Portuguese

By Joao Freitas, Antonio Teixeira, Miguel Dias and Carlos Bastos

1857

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7. The Influence of Lombard Effect on Speech Recognition

By Damjan Vlaj and Zdravko Kacic

2102

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8. Suitable Reverberation Criteria for Distant-talking Speech Recognition

By Takanobu Nishiura and Takahiro Fukumori

1659

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9. The Importance of Acoustic Reflex in Speech Discrimination

By Kelly Cristina Lira de Andrade, Silvio Caldas Neto and Pedro de Lemos Menezes

3233

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10. Single-Microphone Speech Separation: The use of Speech Models

By S. W. Lee

1266

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11. Speech Recognition System of Slovenian Broadcast News

By Mirjam Sepesy Maucec and Andrej Zgank

1394

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12. Wake-Up-Word Speech Recognition

By Veton Kepuska

2852

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13. Syllable Based Speech Recognition

By Rıfat Aslıyan

3058

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14. Phoneme Recognition on the TIMIT Database

By Carla Lopes and Fernando Perdigao

4091

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15. HMM Adaptation Using Statistical Linear Approximation for Robust Speech Recognition

By Berkovitch Michael and Shallom D.Ilan

1338

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16. Speech Recognition Based on the Grid Method and Image Similarity

By Janusz Dulas

969

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17. Improvement of Sound Quality on the Body Conducted Speech Using Differential Acceleration

By Masashi Nakayama, Shunsuke Ishimitsu and Seiji Nakagawa

1137

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18. Frequency Lowering Algorithms for the Hearing Impaired

By Francisco J. Fraga, Leticia Pimenta C. S. Prates, Alan M. Marotta and Maria Cecilia Martinelli Iorio

1985

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19. The Usability of Speech and Eye Gaze as a Multimodal Interface for a Word Processor

By T.R. Beelders and P.J. Blignaut

962

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20. Vowel Judgment for Facial Expression Recognition of a Speaker

By Yasunari Yoshitomi, Taro Asada and Masayoshi Tabuse

1389

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21. Speech Research in TUSUR

By Roman V. Meshchryakov

917

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