Basic characteristics of speech signals. Mechanisms and models of speech production. Hearing and perception of speech. Methodologies for Digital analysis of speech signals. The Linear Prediction Coding method. Digital coding of speech. Text to speech conversion. Speech recognition methods. Natural language processing in textto-speech and in speech recognition. Speech in human-computer interaction. Applications of speech processing in information and telecommunication systems.
- G. Kouroupetroglou «Lessons of Speech Processing», Athens 2005, Lecture Notes in Greek (available through the e-class)
- L. Rabiner “Digital Speech Processing: Theory and Applications”, Paschalidis Editions, Greek translation, 2011