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Re: For Speech Understanding
Correct address for the Acoustical Society of America is asa.aip.org (no
----- Original Message -----
From: "C.M. Rankovic" <rankovic@ARTICULATION.COM>
Sent: Monday, January 05, 2004 8:23 AM
Subject: Re: For Speech Understanding
> Dear Xiao:
> Bell Telephone Laboratories had a 30-year research program dedicated to
> determining factors influencing speech intelligibility. Results are
> contained in the book, ¡°Speech and Hearing in Communication,¡± by Harvey
> Fletcher (1953). Chapters 15, 16, 17, 18, and 19 provide basic
> on these factors, and this may be what you are looking for.
> Fletcher¡¯s book was quite popular and may among your university's library
> collection. If not, you may purchase a reissued version (edited by J. B.
> Allen) from the Acoustical Society of America. (See www.asa.aip.org).
> Christine Rankovic, PhD
> Articulation Incorporated
> 36 Hampshire Street, 2nd Floor
> Cambridge, MA 02139
> AI = V x E x F x H
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "xiao xianbo" <xxb00@MAILS.TSINGHUA.EDU.CN>
> To: <AUDITORY@LISTS.MCGILL.CA>
> Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2004 9:12 PM
> Subject: For Speech Understanding
> > Dear List,
> > I have some questions confusing me. I am doing some signal
> > processing work to improve impaired persons' hearing.
> > Now I am focused on OHC and IHC damnification caused deaf.
> > What I want to know is, in a speech signal, what are the
> > cues to keep high intelligibility. For example,
> > in single channel, phase infomation is not so important, while formants'
> > location and relative intensity are significative.
> > Is there some article discribe general facts influencing speech
> > understanding. These will tell me what to emphasize, what to
> > dismiss, what to keep, when I design the hearing compensation
> > Thank all.
> > xiao xiaonbo
> > Tsinghua Univ.
> > Beijing, China