Fundamentals of speech synthesis and speech recognition: basic concepts, state of the art, and future challenges

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Wiley, Dec 13, 1994 - Business & Economics - 379 pages
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Explains and discusses how human speakers and listeners process speech and language. Focuses on those elements of current research which have the most bearing on future developments in the production of truly natural-sounding speech and the reliable recognition of continuous speech. Presents a concise and clear introduction to this increasingly complex and interdisciplinary field.

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Fundamentals of Phonetic Science
Speech as an Integrated String of Speech Sounds
Multimodal HumanComputer Interface

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About the author (1994)

Eric Keller has been working professionally as a digital artist and 3D animator since 1998. He is a high-end animator for film, television, and scientific visualization with clients including Disney, ESPN, Warner Brothers, Hewlett-Packard, Sony Imageworks, and ABC, and has created animations for scientific research and visualization at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Harvard Medical School. Eric is the author of Maya Visual Effects: The Innovator's Guide, a contributing author to Mastering Maya 8.5 and Mastering Maya 7 (all from Sybex), and has written articles and tutorials for industry magazines.

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