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A novel approach to stuttered speech correction

Ajibola, Alim Sabur and Alang Md Rashid, Nahrul Khair and Sediono, Wahju and Nik Hashim, Nik Nur Wahidah (2016) A novel approach to stuttered speech correction. Jurnal Ilmu Komputer dan Informasi, 9 (2). pp. 81-87. ISSN 2502-9274 (O), 2088-7051 (P) E-ISSN 2502-9274

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Stuttered speech is a dysfluency rich speech, more prevalent in males than females. It has been associated with insufficient air pressure or poor articulation, even though the root causes are more complex. The primary features include prolonged speech and repetitive speech, while some of its secondary features include, anxiety, fear, and shame. This study used LPC analysis and synthesis algorithms to reconstruct the stuttered speech. The results were evaluated using cepstral distance, Itakura-Saito distance, mean square error, and likelihood ratio. These measures implied perfect speech reconstruction quality. ASR was used for further testing, and the results showed that all the reconstructed speech samples were perfectly recognized while only three samples of the original speech were perfectly recognized. Shuttered speech adalah speech yang kaya dysfluency, lebih banyak terjadi pada laki-laki daripada perempuan. Ini terkait dengan tekanan udara yang tidak cukup atau artikulasi yang buruk, meskipun akar penyebabnya lebih kompleks. Fitur utama termasuk speech yang berkepanjangan dan berulangulang, sementara beberapa fitur sekunder meliputi, kecemasan, ketakutan, dan rasa malu. Penelitian ini menggunakan LPC analysis dan synthesis algoritma untuk merekonstruksi stuttered speech. Hasil dievaluasi menggunakan jarak cepstral, jarak Itakura-Saito, mean square error, dan rasio likelihood. Langkah-langkah ini terkandung kualitas speech reconstruction yang sempurna. ASR digunakan untuk pengujian lebih lanjut, dan hasilnya menunjukkan bahwa semua sampel speech yang terekonstruksi dikenali dengan sempurna sementara hanya tiga sampel dari speech asli dikenali dengan sempurna

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5928/51544
Uncontrolled Keywords: stuttered speech, speech reconstruction, LPC analysis, LPC synthesis, objective quality measure, stuttered speech, speech reconstruction, LPC analysis, LPC synthesis, objective quality measure
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices > TK7885 Computer engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechatronics Engineering
Depositing User: Dr.-Ing. Wahju Sediono
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2016 10:40
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2016 10:40
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/51544

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