Search for dissertations about: "speech"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 555 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; Björn Granström; Torbjørn Svendsen; [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. Estimation of Speaker Age Effects of Speech Properties and Speech Material

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Sara Skoog Waller; Mårten Eriksson; Billy Jansson; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Age estimation; Voice perception; Speech properties; Speech rate; Vocal disguise; Age disguise; Accuracy; Confidence; Spontaneous speech;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate factors related to accuracy in estimation of speaker age and the role of certain speech properties in perception and manipulation of speaker age, as well as their interaction with the speech material that the age estimates were based on. This thesis consists of three studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Estimation of Speaker Age : Effects of Speech Properties and Speech Material

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Sara Skoog Waller; Mårten Eriksson; Billy Jansson; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Age estimation; Voice perception; Speech properties; Speech rate; Vocal disguise; Age disguise; Accuracy; Confidence; Spontaneous speech;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate factors related to accuracy in estimation of speaker age and the role of certain speech properties in perception and manipulation of speaker age, as well as their interaction with the speech material that the age estimates were based on. This thesis consists of three studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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; David House; Åsa Wengelin; Benjamin Munson; [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

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Robert Eklund; Lars Ahrenberg; [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