X-ray of person speaking taken from the lab assignment on cineradiographic motion pictures.
This course features a full set of lab exercises
for exploring the human speech process. In addition, a large lab database
of speech samples, formatted for use with Klatt Speech Analysis software, including links to other freely available compatible software, are provided.
The course focuses on experimental investigations of speech processes. Topics include: measurement of articulatory movements, measurements of pressures and airflows in speech production, computer-aided waveform analysis and spectral analysis of speech, synthesis of speech, perception and discrimination of speechlike sounds, speech prosody, models for speech recognition, speech disorders, and other topics.
- Two 1-hour lectures per week
- Two labs per week
- Brief lab reports
- Term project, with short term paper
- No exams
*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.