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By Kazuhiro Kondo

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It is turning into the most important to thoroughly estimate and computer screen speech caliber in a number of ambient environments to assure prime quality speech conversation. This sensible hands-on publication exhibits speech intelligibility size tools in order that the readers can begin measuring or estimating speech intelligibility in their personal approach. The publication additionally introduces subjective and goal speech caliber measures, and describes intimately speech intelligibility dimension equipment. It introduces a diagnostic rhyme try out which makes use of rhyming word-pairs, and contains: An research into the impression of observe familiarity on speech intelligibility. Speech intelligibility dimension of localized speech in digital 3D acoustic area utilizing the rhyme attempt. Estimation of speech intelligibility utilizing goal measures, together with the ITU usual PESQ measures, and automated speech recognizers.

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Speech Intelligibility and Speaker Recognition, pp. 374–387. Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, Stroudsburg (1977) 4. : Evaluating processed speech using the diagnostic rhyme test. Speech Technol. 1 Multi-Party Audio Conferencing System Using Localized Speech in 3-D Virtual Acoustic Space Novel communication systems that can be characterized by multiple-user participation, such as social networking services (SNS), are often being introduced owing to user interest in massive “mingling” systems. Most existing systems are mainly textbased, but there is a growing interest in pseudo real-time communication systems, which integrate video and audio conferencing capabilities.

Target speech and competing noise were localized separately before being added to left and right channels, respectively. Test signals were localized at specified positions using either the KEMAR HRIR or the HRIR measured for each individual (described later in the chapter). 2 Intelligibility of Localized Speech Without Audio Coding 51 Fig. 2 Test signal generation procedure 1/ d N (t ) W (t ) × × H (t , 1 ) H (t ,360 1 H (t ,360 2) H (t , 2 ) × Yr (t ) Yl (t ) ) The symbols in the figure are as follows: α: noise nor mali zation f actor d : distance nor mali zation f actor W (t) : DRT wor d speech signal N (t) : noise signal θ1 : noise azimuth θ2 : DRT wor d speech azimuth (0◦ ) H (t, θ1 ) : HRIR f or noise at θ1 H (t, θ2 ) : HRIR f or DRT wor d speech at θ2 Yr (t) : Yl (t) : test signal (right ear ) test signal (le f t ear ) As stated above, α is the noise level normalization factor, which is used to adjust the noise level to the same level as the target speech.

The results will be analyzed, and will be compared to results with the English DRT. Obviously, direct comparison of the result is not possible, and only the trend will be discussed. As will be shown, the general trends in both tests agree relatively well. , speech coding, convolutional noise, etc. A few examples of tests with these types of noise will be discussed in later chapters. 2 Experimental Setup We collected speech from eight untrained speakers, four male (all in their twenties) and four female (three in their twenties, and one in her fifties).

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