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Atypical Speech

  1. Editorial

    Atypical Speech

    Georg Stemmer, Elmar Nöth and Vijay Parsa

    EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing 2010 2010:835974

    Published on: 11 May 2010

  2. Research Article

    Exploring the Effect of Differences in the Acoustic Correlates of Adults' and Children's Speech in the Context of Automatic Speech Recognition

    This work explores the effect of mismatches between adults' and children's speech due to differences in various acoustic correlates on the automatic speech recognition performance under mismatched conditions. ...

    Shweta Ghai and Rohit Sinha

    EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing 2010 2010:318785

    Published on: 21 March 2010

  3. Research Article

    Automatic Recognition of Lyrics in Singing

    The paper considers the task of recognizing phonemes and words from a singing input by using a phonetic hidden Markov model recognizer. The system is targeted to both monophonic singing and singing in polyphon...

    Annamaria Mesaros and Tuomas Virtanen

    EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing 2010 2010:546047

    Published on: 23 February 2010

  4. Research Article

    Ageing Voices: The Effect of Changes in Voice Parameters on ASR Performance

    With ageing, human voices undergo several changes which are typically characterized by increased hoarseness and changes in articulation patterns. In this study, we have examined the effect on Automatic Speech ...

    Ravichander Vipperla, Steve Renals and Joe Frankel

    EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing 2010 2010:525783

    Published on: 23 February 2010

  5. Research Article

    Analysis of the Roles and the Dynamics of Breathy and Whispery Voice Qualities in Dialogue Speech

    Breathy and whispery voices are nonmodal phonations produced by an air escape through the glottis and may carry important linguistic or paralinguistic information (intentions, attitudes, and emotions), dependi...

    CarlosToshinori Ishi, Hiroshi Ishiguro and Norihiro Hagita

    EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing 2010 2010:528193

    Published on: 4 January 2010

  6. Research Article

    On the Impact of Children's Emotional Speech on Acoustic and Language Models

    The automatic recognition of children's speech is well known to be a challenge, and so is the influence of affect that is believed to downgrade performance of a speech recogniser. In this contribution, we inve...

    Stefan Steidl, Anton Batliner, Dino Seppi and Björn Schuller

    EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing 2010 2010:783954

    Published on: 3 January 2010

  7. Research Article

    Optimizing Automatic Speech Recognition for Low-Proficient Non-Native Speakers

    Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) applications for improving the oral skills of low-proficient learners have to cope with non-native speech that is particularly challenging. Since unconstrained non-na...

    Joost van Doremalen, Catia Cucchiarini and Helmer Strik

    EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing 2009 2010:973954

    Published on: 1 November 2009

  8. Research Article

    Automatic Speech Recognition Systems for the Evaluation of Voice and Speech Disorders in Head and Neck Cancer

    In patients suffering from head and neck cancer, speech intelligibility is often restricted. For assessment and outcome measurements, automatic speech recognition systems have previously been shown to be appro...

    Andreas Maier, Tino Haderlein, Florian Stelzle, Elmar Nöth, Emeka Nkenke, Frank Rosanowski, Anne Schützenberger and Maria Schuster

    EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing 2009 2010:926951

    Published on: 19 August 2009