PHONEME RECOGNITION AND DISPLAY

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 6517
Amount: $52,138.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Syneuronix
12937 Kentbury Dr, Clarksville, MD, 21029
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 ALFRED J COTE JR
 (301) 854-3181
Business Contact
Phone: () -
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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