Speech processing addresses various scientific and technological
areas. It includes speech analysis and variable rate coding, in
order to store or transmit speech. It also covers speech synthesis,
especially from text, speech recognition, including speaker and
language identification, and spoken language understanding.
This book covers the following topics: how to realize speech
production and perception systems, how to synthesize and understand
speech using state-of-the-art methods in signal processing, pattern
recognition, stochastic modelling computational linguistics and
human factor studies.