An index to measure "transient-ness" of speech

Daniel M. Rasetshwane, J. R. Boston, Ching Chung Li, John D. Durrant

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Abstract

Several studies have shown that emphasis of speech transients can improve the intelligibility of speech in noise. However, each study used a different method to define speech transients, and comparisons across methods are difficult. This paper introduces an index to quantify the transient nature of speech (specifically, the extent to which the onsets and offsets of formants are emphasized compared to steady segments) and applies the index to several versions of transient speech and to processed speech that have been described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2009 IEEE 13th Digital Signal Processing Workshop and 5th IEEE Signal Processing Education Workshop, DSP/SPE 2009, Proceedings
Pages54-59
Number of pages6
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 8 2009
Event2009 IEEE 13th Digital Signal Processing Workshop and 5th IEEE Signal Processing Education Workshop, DSP/SPE 2009 - Marco Island, FL, United States
Duration: Jan 4 2009Jan 7 2009

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Name2009 IEEE 13th Digital Signal Processing Workshop and 5th IEEE Signal Processing Education Workshop, DSP/SPE 2009, Proceedings

Other

Other2009 IEEE 13th Digital Signal Processing Workshop and 5th IEEE Signal Processing Education Workshop, DSP/SPE 2009
CountryUnited States
CityMarco Island, FL
Period1/4/091/7/09

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Speech intelligibility

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Signal Processing
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Rasetshwane, D. M., Boston, J. R., Li, C. C., & Durrant, J. D. (2009). An index to measure "transient-ness" of speech. In 2009 IEEE 13th Digital Signal Processing Workshop and 5th IEEE Signal Processing Education Workshop, DSP/SPE 2009, Proceedings (pp. 54-59). [4785895] (2009 IEEE 13th Digital Signal Processing Workshop and 5th IEEE Signal Processing Education Workshop, DSP/SPE 2009, Proceedings). https://doi.org/10.1109/DSP.2009.4785895

An index to measure "transient-ness" of speech. / Rasetshwane, Daniel M.; Boston, J. R.; Li, Ching Chung; Durrant, John D.

2009 IEEE 13th Digital Signal Processing Workshop and 5th IEEE Signal Processing Education Workshop, DSP/SPE 2009, Proceedings. 2009. p. 54-59 4785895 (2009 IEEE 13th Digital Signal Processing Workshop and 5th IEEE Signal Processing Education Workshop, DSP/SPE 2009, Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rasetshwane, DM, Boston, JR, Li, CC & Durrant, JD 2009, An index to measure "transient-ness" of speech. in 2009 IEEE 13th Digital Signal Processing Workshop and 5th IEEE Signal Processing Education Workshop, DSP/SPE 2009, Proceedings., 4785895, 2009 IEEE 13th Digital Signal Processing Workshop and 5th IEEE Signal Processing Education Workshop, DSP/SPE 2009, Proceedings, pp. 54-59, 2009 IEEE 13th Digital Signal Processing Workshop and 5th IEEE Signal Processing Education Workshop, DSP/SPE 2009, Marco Island, FL, United States, 1/4/09. https://doi.org/10.1109/DSP.2009.4785895
Rasetshwane DM, Boston JR, Li CC, Durrant JD. An index to measure "transient-ness" of speech. In 2009 IEEE 13th Digital Signal Processing Workshop and 5th IEEE Signal Processing Education Workshop, DSP/SPE 2009, Proceedings. 2009. p. 54-59. 4785895. (2009 IEEE 13th Digital Signal Processing Workshop and 5th IEEE Signal Processing Education Workshop, DSP/SPE 2009, Proceedings). https://doi.org/10.1109/DSP.2009.4785895
Rasetshwane, Daniel M. ; Boston, J. R. ; Li, Ching Chung ; Durrant, John D. / An index to measure "transient-ness" of speech. 2009 IEEE 13th Digital Signal Processing Workshop and 5th IEEE Signal Processing Education Workshop, DSP/SPE 2009, Proceedings. 2009. pp. 54-59 (2009 IEEE 13th Digital Signal Processing Workshop and 5th IEEE Signal Processing Education Workshop, DSP/SPE 2009, Proceedings).
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