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Modeling of the Speech Process Including Anatomical Structure of the Vocal Tract

  • Zygmunt Ciota
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 27)

Abstract

The most important features of voice processing have been presented. The properties of glottal waves have been extracted using recorded microphone signals of the speech. Therefore, it was necessary to solve the inverse problem, of finding the glottis input of the whole vocal tract, having the resulting output waves of the speech process. The frequency parameters of glottal waves have been extracted using a vocal tract model. The autocorrelation and cepstrum methods are also helpful in such extraction. The results are important not only for speaker identification and emotion recognition, but can also be helpful for glottis malfunction diagnosis.

Keywords

Speech Signal Emotion Recognition Vocal Tract Speaker Verification Speaker Identification 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zygmunt Ciota
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  1. 1.Department of Microelectronics and Computer ScienceTechnical University of LodzLodzPoland

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