Speech Decoding and Transcripts

  • Harry Hollien
Part of the Applied Psycholinguistics and Communication Disorders book series (APCD)

Abstract

As you will see, this chapter is a natural continuation of the preceding one. That is, the processing techniques described in Chapter 6 were presented in order that you could better understand (1) how speech on a noisy or distorted tape recording is processed for improved message intelligibility and (2) how speech enhancement techniques can be used in support of speech decoding. Thus, the materials contained in this chapter will overlap with those found in Chapter 6. They will focus on methods that can be used to decode heard speech and convert it to a reasonably accurate and complete written copy or transcript. Please remember that, in this chapter, we are considering the decoding of materials that have been degraded in some manner (sometimes quite seriously) and not simply the secretarial process of transferring ordinary spoken dialogue into text. That process is itself difficult, but it is not nearly as challenging as those to be described here.

Keywords

Tape Recording Cortical Level Decode Process Speech Enhancement Lexical Stress 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harry Hollien
    • 1
  1. 1.University of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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