By Kazuhiro Kondo
It is changing into an important to effectively estimate and computer screen speech caliber in quite a few ambient environments to assure top of the range speech verbal exchange. This functional hands-on booklet indicates speech intelligibility dimension equipment in order that the readers can commence measuring or estimating speech intelligibility in their personal process. The ebook additionally introduces subjective and target speech caliber measures, and describes intimately speech intelligibility dimension equipment. It introduces a diagnostic rhyme try which makes use of rhyming word-pairs, and comprises: An research into the impact of be aware familiarity on speech intelligibility. Speech intelligibility size of localized speech in digital three-D acoustic area utilizing the rhyme try out. Estimation of speech intelligibility utilizing aim measures, together with the ITU common PESQ measures, and automated speech recognizers.
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2. Nasality: corresponds to the nasal-oral classification by JFH. This is also a fairly trivial classification. 3. Sustention: corresponds to the continuant-interrupted classification. This classifies consonants into clearly continuous consonants and other transient phones, such as plosives. K. 1 Continued. 2 The English consonant taxonomy (from ) Feature m n v ð z Z Zˆ b d g w r l j f T s S ˆS p t k h Voicing (vocalic-nonvocalic) Nasality (nasal-oral) Sustention (continuant-interrupted) Sibilation (strident-mellow) Graveness (grave-acute) Compactness (compact-diffuse) Vowel-like (glide-nonglide) + + – – + – – + + – – – – – + – + – + – – + – + – – – – + – + + – – – + – + + 0 + – + – – + 0 + – + – – – + – – + – – – – – – + – – – 0 + – + – + – + – + + – + – – – + + – + – 0 0 + + – + – 0 + + – – + – + – – – – + – – – – – – + + – – – – – + + 0 + – – – – + 0 + – – – – – + – – – – – – – – – – – – – 0 + – – – + – 0 + – 4.
However, several exceptions were noted. 5 Japanese DRT word-pair list (full list) Voicing Nasality Sustention Sibilation Graveness Compactness za’i-sa’i daku-taku ga’i-ka’i giji-kiji gin-kin zu’i-su’i zushi-sushi gu’u-ku’u ze’i-se’i zen-sen geta-keta deba-teba zo’o-so’o zoku-soku goji-koji doru-toru man-ban naku-daku nashi-dashi na’i-da’i misu-bisu miri-biri muri-buri men-ben meta-beta neru-deru neko-deko nen-den motsu-botsu mon-bon noku-doku nora-dora hashi-kashi hata-kata haku-kaku shiki-chiki shiri-chiri himo-kimo hiru-kiru su’i-tsu’i suki-tsuki suna-tsuna hen-ken heta-keta heri-keri hoshi-koshi horu-koru hosa-kosa jamu-gamu chaku-kaku shaki-haki shaku-haku jin-gin shiki-hiki jimu-gimu chiji-kiji ju’u-gu’u chu’u-ku’u jun-gun she’a-he’a jo’o-go’o cho’o-ko’o shoko-hoko shoji-hoji waku-raku pa’i-ta’i ban-dan pan-tan para-tara mise-nise michi-nichi muku-nuku mushi-nushi men-nen pen-ten bero-dero mo’o-no’o pon-ton bon-ton poro-toro yaku-waku ka’i-pa’i yagi-wagi kan-pan gin-bin kin-pin kiza-piza gun-bun kuro-puro yuri-ruri gen-ben ken-pen goki-boki kon-pon yo’o-ro’o yoka-roka • The consonant [g] is often nasalized in inter-vocalic positions.
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