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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • HST.712J (Fall 2005) 
  • Course Title:
  • Laboratory on the Physiology, Acoustics, and Perception of Speech 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Dr. Joseph Perkell
    Dr. Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel
    Prof. Kenneth Stevens
  • Course Introduction:

  • 6.542J / 24.966J / HST.712J Laboratory on the Physiology, Acoustics, and Perception of Speech

    Fall 2005

    Course Highlights

    This course features a full set of lab exercises for exploring the human speech process. In addition, a large lab database of speech samples, formatted for use with Klatt Speech Analysis software, including links to other freely available compatible software, are provided.

    Course Description

    The course focuses on experimental investigations of speech processes. Topics include: measurement of articulatory movements, measurements of pressures and airflows in speech production, computer-aided waveform analysis and spectral analysis of speech, synthesis of speech, perception and discrimination of speechlike sounds, speech prosody, models for speech recognition, speech disorders, and other topics.
    • Two 1-hour lectures per week
    • Two labs per week
    • Brief lab reports
    • Term project, with short term paper
    • No exams

    Technical Requirements

    Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .ram, .doc, .zip, .m, .c, .dll, .dat, .tex, .ps, and .mat.

    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.


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