Re: [AUDITORY] PESQ ("Sadjadi, Omid" )

Subject: Re: [AUDITORY] PESQ
From:    "Sadjadi, Omid"  <sadjadi@xxxxxxxx>
Date:    Wed, 24 Jul 2013 04:44:27 +0000

Can you point us to the document that has this information? I highly doubt = this.=0A= =0A= The paper describing PESQ is publicly available (to IEEE members), which me= ans everyone can implement and use this metric:=0A= =0A= A.W. Rix, J.G., Beerends, M.P. Hollier and A.P. Hekstra, "Perceptual evalua= tion of speech quality (PESQ)-a new method for speech quality assessment of= telephone networks and codecs," in Proc. IEEE ICASSP, Salt Lake City, UT, = May 2001, pp.749-752.=0A= =0A= Omid =0A= ________________________________________=0A= From: AUDITORY - Research in Auditory Perception [AUDITORY@xxxxxxxx= on behalf of Stefan Bleeck [bleeck@xxxxxxxx=0A= Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 9:43 AM=0A= To: AUDITORY@xxxxxxxx=0A= Subject: [AUDITORY] PESQ=0A= =0A= I just found out that the _academic_ use of PESQ (perceptual=0A= evaluation of speech quality, ITU recommendation P.862), that is=0A= described with MATLAB source code in Loizou's Speech Enhancement=0A= book, requires a license that costs around $7000 per year. I write=0A= this as a warning for others against using it (unless you happen to=0A= have the spare cash), because we didn't know this and did a lot of=0A= work with it that we now can't publish.=0A= =0A= =0A= --=0A= Dr. Stefan Bleeck=0A= Hearing and Balance Centre=0A= Institute of Sound and Vibration Research=0A= Faculty of Engineering and the Environment=0A= University of Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK=0A= Room 4093, Tizard building (13)=0A= bleeck@xxxxxxxx Tel.: 02380 596682=0A=

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