OT4OGK - Fundamentals of Speech Communication

Course specification
Course title Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Acronym OT4OGK
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Telecommunications and Information Technologies
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
    Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
      Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
        ESPB 6.0 Status elective
        Condition no prerequisite
        The goal Introduce students to the basic elements of speech communication such as speech production and perception, analysis and processing of speech signal and modern speech technology.
        The outcome Creating a background for subsequent courses in speech technologies in the masters and doctoral studies (Speech signal processing, Speech communication: human-computer, Robust processing of speech signals, Speech technologies).
        Contents of lectures Elements of acoustic phonetics, physiology of vocal and auditory system, acoustic theory of speech generation, speech perception, perception of masked speech, models of speech perception, speech intelligibility and quality, digital speech signal processing, speech recognition and synthesis, speaker recognition, quality of speech communication, quality improvement methods, speech technology.
        Contents of exercises Lecture with Power point presentations, interactive demonstrations and experiments, seminar and/or project.
        1. S. Jovičić. Govorna komunikacija: fiziologija, psihoakustika i percepcija. Nauka, 1999, Beograd. (Original title)
        2. Douglas O'Shaughnessy. Speech Communications: Human and Machine. IEEE Press, 2000, New York (Original title)
        3. Skripta u elektronskom obliku (ppt) (Original title)
        Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
        Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
        3 1 1
        Methods of teaching Lectures, demonstrations, seminar work and/or participation in projects.
        Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
        Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
        Activites during lectures 20 Test paper 40
        Practical lessons 10 Oral examination 0
        Projects 0
        Colloquia 0
        Seminars 30