ISBN 9788126536108,Speech Communications: Human And Machine

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Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788126536108

ISBN-10 8126536101


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 572 Pages
Language (English)

Engineering & Technology

Today the wireless communications industry is heavily dependent upon advanced speech coding techniques, while the integration of personal computers and voice technology is poised for growth. In this revised and updated second edition, a timely overview of the science of speech processing helps you keep pace with these rapidly developing advances.

Readers will find in this one concise volume an interdisciplinary introduction to speech communication. This reference book addresses how humans generate and interpret speech and how machines simulate human speech performance and code speech for efficient transmission. With a skillful blending of the basic principles and technical detail underlying speech communication, this broad-based book offers you essential insights into the field.

About the Author
Douglas O'Shaughnessy is a professor at INRS-Telecommunication at the University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada. He is associate editor of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, and just completed a four-year term as an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing. Dr. O'Shaughnessy's research team is currently working on voice dialogs in English and French. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America.