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9025777 Audio signal decoder, audio signal encoder, encoded multi-channel audio signal representation, methods and computer program  
An audio signal decoder for providing a decoded multi-channel audio signal representation on the basis of an encoded multi-channel audio signal representation has a time warp decoder configured to...
8996380 Methods and systems for synchronizing media  
Systems and methods of synchronizing media are provided. A client device may be used to capture a sample of a media stream being rendered by a media rendering source. The client device sends the...
8909527 Low latency real-time vocal tract length normalization  
A method and system for training an automatic speech recognition system are provided. The method includes separating training data into speaker specific segments, and for each speaker specific...
8909538 Enhanced interface for use with speech recognition  
Improved methods of presenting speech prompts to a user as part of an automated system that employs speech recognition or other voice input are described. The invention improves the user interface...
8909518 Frequency axis warping factor estimation apparatus, system, method and program  
A warping factor estimation system comprises label information generation unit that outputs voice/non-voice label information, warp model storage unit in which a probability model representing...
8838441 Time warped modified transform coding of audio signals  
A representation of an audio signal having a first, a second and a third frame is derived by estimating first warp information for the first and second frames and second warp information for the...
8775189 Control center for a voice controlled wireless communication device system  
A wireless communication device is disclosed that accepts recorded audio data from an end-user. The audio data can be in the form of a command requesting user action. Likewise, the audio data can...
8775179 Speech-based speaker recognition systems and methods  
The illustrative embodiments described herein provide systems and methods for authenticating a speaker. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving reference speech input including a reference...
8706489 System and method for selecting audio contents by using speech recognition  
A system and method for selecting audio contents by using the speech recognition to obtain a textual phrase from a series of audio contents are provided. The system includes an output module...
8700388 Audio transform coding using pitch correction  
A processed representation of an audio signal having a sequence of frames is generated by sampling the audio signal within first and second frames of the sequence of frames, the second frame...
8639506 Fast partial pattern matching system and method  
Method, system and computer program for determining the matching between a first and a second sampled signals using an improved Dynamic Time Warping algorithm, called Unbounded DTW. It uses a...
8626508 Speech search device and speech search method  
Provided are a speech search device, the search speed of which is very fast, the search performance of which is also excellent, and which performs fuzzy search, and a speech search method. Not...
8583439 Enhanced interface for use with speech recognition  
Improved methods of presenting speech prompts to a user as part of an automated system that employs speech recognition or other voice input are described. The invention improves the user interface...
8560324 Mobile terminal and menu control method thereof  
A mobile terminal including an input unit configured to receive an input to activate a voice recognition function on the mobile terminal, a memory configured to store information related to...
8538746 Apparatus and method of providing a quality measure for an output voice signal generated to reproduce an input voice signal  
A method of providing a quality measure for an output voice signal generated to reproduce an input voice signal, the method comprising: partitioning the input and output signals into frames; for...
8521529 Method for segmenting audio signals  
An input signal is converted to a feature-space representation. The feature-space representation is projected onto a discriminant subspace using a linear discriminant analysis transform to enhance...
8478587 Voice analysis device, voice analysis method, voice analysis program, and system integration circuit  
A sound analysis device comprises: a sound parameter calculation unit operable to acquire an audio signal and calculate a sound parameter for each of partial audio signals, the partial audio...
8412518 Time warped modified transform coding of audio signals  
A representation of an audio signal having a first frame, a second frame following the first frame, and a third frame following the second frame, is derived by estimating first warp information...
8407051 Speech recognizing apparatus  
A speech recognizing apparatus includes a speech start instructing section 3 for instructing to start speech recognition; a speech input section 1 for receiving uttered speech and converting to a...
8374869 Utterance verification method and apparatus for isolated word N-best recognition result  
An utterance verification method for an isolated word N-best speech recognition result includes: calculating log likelihoods of a context-dependent phoneme and an anti-phoneme model based on an...
8355907 Method and apparatus for phase matching frames in vocoders  
In one embodiment, the present invention comprises a vocoder having at least one input and at least one output, an encoder comprising a filter having at least one input operably connected to the...
8332212 Method and system for efficient pacing of speech for transcription  
A method and system for improving the efficiency of real-time and non-real-time speech transcription by machine speech recognizers, human dictation typists, and human voicewriters using speech...
8296131 Method and apparatus of providing a quality measure for an output voice signal generated to reproduce an input voice signal  
A method of providing a quality measure for an output voice signal generated to reproduce an input voice signal, the method comprising: partitioning the input and output signals into frames; for...
8271291 Method and an apparatus for identifying frame type  
A method for identifying a frame type is disclosed. The present invention includes receiving current frame type information, obtaining previously received previous frame type information,...
8258947 Auto-translation of source strings in global verification testing in a functional testing tool  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for translation verification of source strings for controls in a target application graphical user...
8255216 Speech recognition of character sequences  
A method of and a system for processing speech. A spoken utterance of a plurality of characters can be received. A plurality of known character sequences that potentially correspond to the spoken...
8238351 Method for determining a most probable K location  
The process of traversing a K may involve determining a match between a root node and a Result node of a node on the asCase list of a current K node. When learning is off and a match is not found,...
8239190 Time-warping frames of wideband vocoder  
A method of communicating speech comprising time-warping a residual low band speech signal to an expanded or compressed version of the residual low band speech signal, time-warping a high band...
8234411 Providing enhanced content  
Methods, systems, computer readable media, and apparatuses for providing enhanced content are presented. Data including a first program, a first caption stream associated with the first program,...
8224659 Audio encoding method and apparatus, and audio decoding method and apparatus, for processing death sinusoid and general continuation sinusoid  
An audio encoding method and apparatus, and an audio decoding method and apparatus, for processing a death sinusoid and a general continuation sinusoid. Using the unique characteristic of a death...
8165870 Classification filter for processing data for creating a language model  
The method and apparatus utilize a filter to remove a variety of non-dictated words from data based on probability and improve the effectiveness of creating a language model.
8140330 System and method for detecting repeated patterns in dialog systems  
Embodiments of a method and system for detecting repeated patterns in dialog systems are described. The system includes a dynamic time warping (DTW) based pattern comparison algorithm that is used...
8131550 Method, apparatus and computer program product for providing improved voice conversion  
An apparatus for providing improved voice conversion includes a sub-feature generator and a transformation element. The sub-feature generator may be configured to define sub-feature units with...
8121833 Signal modification method for efficient coding of speech signals  
The exemplary embodiments of the invention provide at least a method and an apparatus to perform operations including dividing a sound signal into a series of successive frames, dividing each...
8060365 Dialog processing system, dialog processing method and computer program  
A dialog processing system which includes a target expression data extraction unit for extracting a plurality of target expression data each including a pattern matching portion which matches an...
7996213 Method and apparatus for estimating degree of similarity between voices  
A similarity degree estimation method is performed by two processes. In a first process, an inter-band correlation matrix is created from spectral data of an input voice such that the spectral...
7962336 Method and apparatus for enrollment and evaluation of speaker authentification  
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for enrollment and evaluation of speaker authentication. The method for enrollment of speaker authentication, comprising: generating a...
7945446 Sound processing apparatus and method, and program therefor  
Spectrum envelope of an input sound is detected. In the meantime, a converting spectrum is acquired which is a frequency spectrum of a converting sound comprising a plurality of sounds, such as...
7860718 Apparatus and method for speech segment detection and system for speech recognition  
Provided are an apparatus and method for speech segment detection, and a system for speech recognition. The apparatus is equipped with a sound receiver and an image receiver and includes: a lip...
7860714 Detection system for segment including specific sound signal, method and program for the same  
The present invention is a detection system of a segment including specific sound signal which detects a segment in a stored sound signal similar to a reference sound signal, including: a...
7809561 Method and apparatus for verification of speaker authentication  
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for verification of speaker authentication. A method for verification of speaker authentication, comprising: inputting an utterance containing...
7774202 Speech activated control system and related methods  
A speech activated control system for controlling aerial vehicle components, program product, and associated methods are provided. The system can include a host processor adapted to develop speech...
7769566 Methods for utilizing human perceptual systems for processing event log data  
A method is provided for utilizing the human perceptual system by providing a spectrum of event log data for listening. Event log data is received. Events of the event log data are mapped to an...
7739111 Pattern matching method and apparatus and speech information retrieval system  
A pattern matching method for matching between a first symbol sequence and a second symbol sequence which is shorter than the first symbol sequence is provided. The method includes the steps of...
7733988 Multiframe control channel detection for enhanced dedicated channel  
A plurality of decoding metrics for a current frame may be generated based on a correlation set for a current frame and a correlation set for at least one previous frame. Whether a signal is...
7720677 Time warped modified transform coding of audio signals  
A spectral representation of an audio signal having consecutive audio frames can be derived more efficiently, when a common time warp is estimated for any two neighboring frames, such that a...
7707033 Method for training a consumer-oriented application device by speech items, whilst reporting progress by an animated character with various maturity statuses each associated to a respective training level, and a device arranged for supporting such method  
Training a consumer-oriented application device is based on a plurality of user-presented speech items. A progress measure is reported regarding a training status reached for a particular user...
7698136 Methods and apparatus for flexible speech recognition  
The present invention is directed to a computer implemented method and apparatus for flexibly recognizing meaningful data items within an arbitrary user utterance. According to one example...
7680651 Signal modification method for efficient coding of speech signals  
In accordance with the exemplary embodiments of the invention there is disclosed at least a method and apparatus for determining a long-term-prediction delay parameter characterizing a long term...
7509257 Method and apparatus for adapting reference templates  
A method and apparatus for adapting reference templates is provided. The method includes adapting one or more reference templates using a stored test utterance by replacing data within at the...

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