The University of Dublin | Trinity College -- Ollscoil Átha Cliath | Coláiste na Tríonóide
Trinity's Access to Research Archive
Home :: Log In :: Submit :: Alerts ::

TARA >
School of Engineering >
Electronic & Electrical Eng >
Electronic & Electrical Eng (Scholarly Publications) >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2262/25239

Title: Exploiting Voicing Cues for Contrast Enhanced Frequency Shaping of Speech for Impaired Listeners
Author: HARTE, NAOMI
Author's Homepage: http://people.tcd.ie/nharte
Keywords: Electronic & Electrical Engineering
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: Naomi Harte, Shahab U. Ansari, Ian Bruce ‘Exploiting voicing cues for contrast enhanced frequency shaping of speech for impaired listeners’ in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Toulouse, 14-19 May 2006, 5, IEEE, V
Series/Report no.: 5
Abstract: This paper investigates the use of voicing information as an additional cue in contrast enhanced frequency shaping (CEFS) of speech to improve perception in the hearing impaired. The presented work builds on an existing system combining multiband compression with contrast enhanced frequency shaping (MICEFS) to restore the auditory nerve response of a hearing impaired listener. CEFS can improve the perception of voiced segments. Hence voicing cues are used to differentiate segments for processing. Alternative processing for unvoiced segments is investigated and shown to improve neural representation of unvoiced segments compared to using MICEFS processing alone.
Description: PUBLISHED
URI: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=01661231
http://hdl.handle.net/2262/25239
Appears in Collections:Electronic & Electrical Eng (Scholarly Publications)

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
EXPLOITING VOICING.pdfpublished (publisher copy) peer-reviewed341.44 kBAdobe PDFView/Open


This item is protected by original copyright


Please note: There is a known bug in some browsers that causes an error when a user tries to view large pdf file within the browser window. If you receive the message "The file is damaged and could not be repaired", please try one of the solutions linked below based on the browser you are using.

Items in TARA are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

 

Valid XHTML 1.0! DSpace Software Copyright © 2002-2010  Duraspace - Feedback