Computer Speech: Recognition, Compression, Synthesis

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New material treats such contemporary subjects as automatic speech recognition and speaker verification for banking by computer and privileged (medical, military, diplomatic) information and control access.

The book also focuses on speech and audio compression for mobile communication and the Internet. The importance of subjective quality criteria is stressed.

The book also contains introductions to human ...

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Overview

New material treats such contemporary subjects as automatic speech recognition and speaker verification for banking by computer and privileged (medical, military, diplomatic) information and control access.

The book also focuses on speech and audio compression for mobile communication and the Internet. The importance of subjective quality criteria is stressed.

The book also contains introductions to human monaural and binaural hearing, and the basic concepts of signal analysis.

Beyond speech processing, this revised and extended new edition of Computer Speech gives an overview of natural language technology and presents the nuts and bolts of state-of-the-art speech dialogue systems.

"...covers automatic speech recognition systems, speech & audio compression & a brief history of speech research... features intros to hearing & signal analysis & includes a glossary of speech & computer terms.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642059568
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/7/2010
  • Series: Springer Series in Information Sciences , #35
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 2nd ed. 2004
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 381
  • Product dimensions: 0.85 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 2. A Brief History of Speech.- 3. Speech Recognition and Speaker Identification.- 4. Speech Dialogue Systems and Natural Language Processing.- 5. Speech Compression.- 6. Speech Synthesis.- 7. Speech Production.- 8. The Speech Signal.- 9. Hearing.- 10. Binaural Hearing — Listening with Both Ears.- 11. Basic Signal Concepts.- A. Acoustic Theory and Modeling of the Vocal Tract.- B. Direct Relations Between Cepstrum and Predictor Coefficients.- References.- General Reading.- Selected Journals.- A Sampling of Societies and Major Meetings.- Glossary of Speech and Computer Terms.- Name Index.- The Author.

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