13D031GT - Speech Technologies

Course specification
Course title Speech Technologies
Acronym 13D031GT
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 9.0 Status elective
      Condition Passed the examination - Fundamentals of speech communications
      The goal The goal of course is to master the essential knowledge about speech technologies as a necessary basis for further research.
      The outcome Creating a background for the research required for the doctoral dissertation.
      Contents of lectures Physiology and acoustics of speech, elements of linguistics, psychoacoustics, speech perception, and psycholinguistics. Theories and systems in speech synthesis and recognition. Methods of languages and speakers recognition (biometric and forensic applications). Strategies in the design of human-computer dialogue. Specific applications of these technologies in the multi-modal communications.
      Contents of exercises The application of various software tools in the speech signal processing and development of adopted theoretical and practical knowledge through seminars and/or projects.
      1. J. Benesty, M. M. Sondhi, Y. Huang (Eds.). Handbook of Speech Processing. Springer, 2008.
      2. X. Huang, A. Acero, H.W. Hon. Spoken language processing: A guide to theory, Algorithm, and system development. Prentice Hall, N.J., 2001.
      3. J.N. Holmes, W.J. Holmes. Speech synthesis and recognition. Taylor & Francis, 2nd ed, 2002.
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching Consultations, seminar work and/or participation in projects.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 20 Test paper 0
      Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 30
      Colloquia 0
      Seminars 50