Introducing Speech and Language Processing

Introducing Speech and Language Processing

by John Coleman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521530695

ISBN-13: 9780521530699

Pub. Date: 04/11/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Assuming knowledge of only the very basics of linguistics, this major new textbook provides a concise and accessible introduction to speech and language processing. Students are introduced to topics such as digital signal processing, speech analysis and synthesis, finite-state machines, automatic speech recognition, parsing and probabilistic grammars, and are shown…  See more details below

Overview

Assuming knowledge of only the very basics of linguistics, this major new textbook provides a concise and accessible introduction to speech and language processing. Students are introduced to topics such as digital signal processing, speech analysis and synthesis, finite-state machines, automatic speech recognition, parsing and probabilistic grammars, and are shown from a very elementary level how to work with two programming languages, C and Prolog.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521530699
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/11/2005
Series:
Cambridge Introductions to Language and Linguistics Series
Edition description:
Book & CD-ROM
Pages:
301
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Sounds and numbers; 3. Digital filters and resonators; 4. Frequency analysis and linear predictive coding; 5. Finite state machines; 6. Introduction to speech recognition techniques; 7. Probabilistic finite-state models; 8. Parsing; 9. Using probabilistic grammars.

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