ECE Course Syllabus
ECE6255 Course Syllabus
Digital Processing of Speech Signals (3-0-3)
- Technical Interest
- Digital Signal Processing
- ECE 4270 or ECE 6250
- Catalog Description
- The application of digital signal processing to problems in speech communication. Part of this goal requires a laboratory project.
- Rabiner & Schafer, Theory and Applications of Digital Speech Processing, Pearson Higher Education, 2011. ISBN 9780136034285 (required)
SPIs are a subset of the abilities a student will be able to demonstrate upon successfully completing the course.
- Topical Outline
Segmental Descriptions of Speech Concept of a Phoneme, Phonemic Analysis Distinctive Features Supersegmental Description of Speech Derived Constituent Structure Grammar (Generative and Transformational) Stress The Vocal Mechanism Electrical Analog of the Vocal Tract Two Tube Model for Vowels Fricatives, Glides, Liquids and Stops Review of Digital Signal Processing Methods Fourier Transforms z-Transforms System Functions Sampling Theorem Digital Models for Speech Production Acoustics of Speech Production, Properties of Speech Waveform Digital Models and Basic Problems of Speech Processing Digital Waveform Coding Sampling Theorem and Quantization Mu-law, A-law and Optimum Quantization Time-Domain Analysis Methods Peak, Energy and Zero-crossing Measurements Auto-correlation Analysis Differential Quantization Adaptive Quantization Adaptive Predictions and Applications Noise Shaping Short-Time Spectrum Analysis Methods Definitions, Filterbanks, Computation, Sound Spectrograms Decimation and Interpolation Subband Coding Adaptive Transform Coding Homomorphic Speech Processing Basic Theory, Cepstrum of Speech Signals, Pitch Detection Formant Analysis and Applications Mel-cepstra Linear Prediction Analysis Methods Basic Theory, Computation, Formant Analysis, Spectrum Analysis Lattice Structures, LSPs, and Perceptual Weighting Recursive Autocorrelation Functions Pitch Detection and Vocoders Analysis-Synthesis Systems Multi-Pulse Excited Vocoder Code Excited Linear Predictive (CELP) Vocoder Self-Excited Vocoder and Regular Pulse Excited Vocoders Modern Coding Standards Speech Processing Issues Introduction to Automatic Speech Recognition
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