227-0677-00L Speech Processing I
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2014|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||German|
|Comment||"Speech Processing I" takes place for the last time in fall 2014.|
|Abstract||Fundamentals of speech signal processing and introduction to text-to-speech synthesis and speech recognition.|
|Objective||Knowledge of the basics in speech processing. Acquisition of practical experience in this field. Comprehension of the fundamental problems of text-to-speech synthesis and speech recognition and selected solutions.|
|Content||Analysis, representation and properties of speech signals: Time and frequency domain representations, quasi-stationarity, formants, pitch, short-time analysis, spectrum, autocorrelation, linear prediction, homomorphic analysis.|
Fundamental problems of speech synthesis: Relations between text and speech; methods of speech production; prosody control.
Fundamental problems of speech recognition: Variability of speech signals, speech features for speech recognition, pattern matching (distance measures, dynamic programming), and introduction to statistical speech recognition with hidden Markov models.
|Lecture notes||The following textbook will be used: "Sprachverarbeitung - Grundlagen und Methoden der Sprachsynthese und Spracherkennung", B. Pfister und T. Kaufmann, Springer Verlag, ISBN: 978-3-540-75909-6|
|Prerequisites / Notice||Prerequisites:|
Knowledge in digital signal processing and digital filters is helpful.