SPEAKER VARIATIONS IN VOICE COMMAND SYSTEMS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$50,000.00
Award Year:
1986
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
4248
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Phonetigraphics Inc
7819 E Greenway Rd - #3, Scottsdale, AZ, 85260
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
JOHN MARLEY
(602) 998-5870
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
A NOVEL SIGNAL PROCESSING AND PHONETIC ANALYSIS SYSTEM OPERATING IN THE TIME DOMAIN IS PROPOSED WHICH AVOIDS THE COSTLY AND TIMECONSUMING MATHEMATICAL SOFTWARE FILTERING SCHEMES OFTEN USED. THE PITCH SYNCHRONOUS RATIOMETRIC FACTORS REPRESENTING PHONEMIC ELEMENTS OF SPEECH ARE SEPARATED FROM THE SPORADIC NOISE AND CERTAIN PERSONALITY VARIABLE FEATURES. THE PURIFIED STRING OF ENCODED PHONETIC ELEMENTS IS PROPOSED AS INPUT TO A VOICE COMMAND SYSTEM BASED ON A SPEAKER INDEPENDENT LEXICON OF PHONETICALLY ORGANIZED WORD AND CONNECTED PHRASES WHICH IS RATHER INSENSITIVE TO SPEAKER STRESS AND BACKGROUND NOISE.

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