PHONEME RECOGNITION AND DISPLAY

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Amount:
$52,138.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
6517
Agency Tracking Number:
6517
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
12937 Kentbury Dr, Clarksville, MD, 21029
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
ALFRED J COTE JR
(301) 854-3181
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
CONSIDERATION OF NEURALAND COCHLEA-BASED MODELS OF AUDITORY PROCESSING SUGGEST ANALOG PROCESSES THAT WILL BE IMPLEMENTED TO DEMONSTRATE: (1) A SPECTRAL SHAPE BASIS FOR PHONEME RECOGNITION; (2) ROBUST RECOGNITION OF PHONEME CLASSES; (3) SPEAKER INDEPENDENCE; AND (4) VOICE-SYNCHRONOUS PROCESSING. DEMONSTRATIONS WILL BE IMPLEMENTED ON AN IBM-COMPATIBLE PC USING NOVEL DISPLAY MECHANISMS THAT DIRECTLY PORTRAY THE PHONEME CONTENT OF SPEECH AS A FUNCTION OF TIME. THE EFFORT INVOLVES DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A SPECTRAL PROCESSING CARD THAT INSTALLS IN A COMPUTER ACCESSORY SLOT AND FOUR SOFTWARE FUNCTIONS IMPLEMENTED USING THE APL LANGUAGE.

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