Mel-Frequency Cepstral and Linear Predictive Coefficients

  • Jérôme Sueur
Part of the Use R! book series (USE R)


Mel-frequency cepstral coefficients (MFCCs) and linear predictive coefficients (LPCs) are features used to describe sound according to time, frequency, and amplitude. These techniques, which are mainly used in speech analysis, are reviewed step by step for a good understanding and practice.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jérôme Sueur
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  1. 1.Muséum National d’Histoire naturelleParisFrance

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