Pub. online:1 Jan 2006Type:Research ArticleOpen Access
Volume 17, Issue 2 (2006), pp. 297–304
The paper addresses the problem of discrimination of homographs when a lengthy segment of an uttered word is missing. The considered discrimination procedure is done by recognizer that operates on cepstrum coefficients extracted from the speech signal. For restoration of the missing speech segment rather than use of the known speech signal, it has been proposed to calculate speech signal characteristics: the period of fundamental frequency and intensity. By experimentation it has been shown that the polynomial approximation of speech signal characteristics improves homograph discrimination results. An extra computational burden associated with the proposed method is not high because it involves recalculation of the already extracted Fourier coefficients.
Pub. online:1 Jan 2003Type:Research ArticleOpen Access
Volume 14, Issue 3 (2003), pp. 349–356
Recently iterative procedure for the restoration of speech signals when prosodic elements: stress and accent, of comparatively long duration are missing was developed. Alternatively, it could be cast in a signal generation framework. Basing on that view the paper presents the efficient implementation scheme for the restoration of voiced speech signals. It enjoys parallel order of multirate processing utilizing interpolation and decimation filters parameterized by specific to problem coefficients. Presented simulation results confirm the feasibility of developed implementation.