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Speech Compression Overview

  • Priyabrata Sinha
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Abstract

Speech compression, also known as speech encoding or simply speech coding, means reducing the amount of data required to represent speech. Speech encoding is becoming increasingly vital for embedded systems that involve speech processing. This section will discuss general principles and types of speech encoding techniques, and briefly address the usage of speech compression techniques in many different types of embedded systems. Advantages and technical considerations associated with incorporating speech compression algorithms into specific embedded applications will be reviewed, which will hopefully provide some insight into the process of selecting the appropriate speech compression techniques for embedded applications.

Keywords

Compression Ratio Speech Quality Embed Application Computational Resource Requirement Speech Compression 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Microchip Technology, Inc.ChandlerUSA

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