Search for dissertations about: "speech"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 489 swedish dissertations containing the word speech.

  1. 1. Mining Speech Sounds Machine Learning Methods for Automatic Speech Recognition and Analysis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Giampiero Salvi; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; speech; machine learning; data mining; signal processing; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis collects studies on machine learning methods applied to speech technology and speech research problems. The six research papers included in this thesis are organised in three main areas. The first group of studies were carried out within the European project Synface. READ MORE

  2. 2. The /k/s, the /t/s, and the inbetweens Novel approaches to examining the perceptual consequences of misarticulated speech

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Sofia Strömbergsson; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; speech perception; speech disorders; speech synthesis; speech analysis; Tal- och musikkommunikation; Speech and Music Communication;

    Abstract : This thesis comprises investigations of the perceptual consequences of children’s misarticulated speech – as perceived by clinicians, by everyday listeners, and by the children themselves. By inviting methods from other areas to the study of speech disorders, this work demonstrates some successful cases of cross-fertilization. READ MORE

  3. 3. Disfluency in Swedish human–human and human–machine travel booking dialogues

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Robert Eklund; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Speech; Speech disorders; Speech intelligibility; Speech perception; Computer linguistics; phonetic; Man-computer-interaction; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Computational linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Datorlingvistik;

    Abstract : This thesis studies disfluency in spontaneous Swedish speech, i.e., the occurrence of hesitation phenomena like eh, öh, truncated words, repetitions and repairs, mispronunciations, truncated words and so on. READ MORE

  4. 4. Semantic Framing of Speech Emotional and Topical Cues in Perception of Poorly Specified Speech

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Björn Lidestam; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Speech perception; speechreading; facial expressions; priming; phonemes; semantics; lipreading; auditory perception; cognition; paralinguistics; emotional content; Läppavläsning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to test the effects of paralinguistic (emotional) and prior contextual (topical) cues on perception of poorly specified visual, auditory, and audiovisual speech. The specific purposes were to (1) examine if facially displayed emotions can facilitate speechreading performance; (2) to study the mechanism for such facilitation; (3) to map information-processing factors that are involved in processing of poorly specified speech; and (4) to present a comprehensive conceptual framework for speech perception, with specification of the signal being considered. READ MORE

  5. 5. Attitude to Speech and Communication in Individuals Born with Cleft Lip and Palate

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Christina Havstam; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cleft lip and palate; speech; communicative attitude; participation; satisfaction with speech; self-assessment; qualitative methods; grounded theory; interview; speech assessment;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore and describe how individuals who are born with a cleft lip and palate experience their communicative situation, how they perceive their speech and whether their views correlate with the results of speech assessments made by specialised speech-language pathologists (SLPs). Both quantitative and qualitative methods were used. READ MORE