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A Study on Vocal Tract Shape Estimation and Modelling of Vocal Tract

  • Vikas
  • Deepak
  • P. K. Verma
  • R. K. Sharma
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Part of the Algorithms for Intelligent Systems book series (AIS)

Abstract

Nowadays, electronics is widespread and seeking its scope in medical and health sector enabling different tasks for persons with disability either partial or full. Diseases like asthma, Parkinson’s, etc., make the patient unable to speak. The person suffering from asthma losses muscle functionality, also unable to speak properly in the severe cases. In case of Parkinson’s diseases (PD) affected person, the voice is very vibrating in nature which is difficult to understand. From the ancient times till day, many researchers have provided different types of speech production systems that reproduce the speech very similar to the natural one. This paper reviews different speech models including some of the first mechanical model of speech synthesizer that produce five vowels, the first electrical model of vocal tract that produces continuous speech, an analogue integrated circuit vocal tract chip and many more.

Keywords

Vocal tract Estimation Modelling Speech Integrated circuit 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Electronics EngineeringNational Tsing Hua UniversityHsinchuTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of ECEPDM UniversityBahadurgarhIndia
  3. 3.Electronics Engineering DepartmentRajkiya Engineering CollegeSonbhadraIndia
  4. 4.School of VLSI Design & Embedded SystemsNIT KurukshetraKurukshetraIndia

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