: Fridays, 4:00pm - 6:50pm
: OHE 100C
: Prof. Shri Narayanan
: EEB 430
: Wednesday 10:30am - 12:00pm (and upon request)
: Manoj Kumar
: PHE 320
: Wednesday 3:00pm - 5:00pm
: Friday, March 9, 4pm - 6pm (location TBA)
: Friday, May 4, 4:30pm - 6:30pm (location TBA)
: Homeworks: 25%, Midterm: 45%, Final: 30%
: Lecture notes, additional reading materials, assignments and grades will be posted in USC DEN
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: Digital Signal Processing (EE483 or equivalent). Some knowledge of probability (EE503) desired. Familiarity with MATLAB will be useful for homework assignments.
: Lecture notes will be provided for most topics. In addition,
R&S: Rabiner and Schafer: Theory and Applications of Digital Speech Processing, Prentice Hall, 2010. (Required text).
HAH: Huang, Acero, and Hon: Spoken Language Processing, Prentice Hall,
2001. (Required text).
R&J: Rabiner and Juang: Fundamentals of Speech Recognition,
Prentice Hall, 1993.
DHP: Deller, Hansen, and Proakis: Discrete-time Processing of Speech
TQ: T. Quatieri: Discrete-time Speech Signal Processing, Prentice Hall,
(approximate)(Reading from R&S):
Week 1 (Jan. 12): Course Introduction & Speech Production. (Chp 1, 2, 3)
Week 2 (Jan. 19): Acoustic Speech Models & Short-time Time Domain Processing.(Chp 5,6)
Week 3 (Jan. 26): Time Domain Processing & Short-time Fourier Transform (part 1). (Chp 6, 7)
Week 4 (Feb. 2): Short-time Fourier Transform (part 2) & Applications. (Chp 7)
Week 5 (Feb. 9): Linear Prediction (part 1) (Chp 9)
Week 6 (Feb. 16): Linear Prediction (part 2) (Chp 9)
Week 7 (Feb. 23): Homomorphic Signal Processing & Cepstral Analysis. (Chp 8)
Week 8 (Mar. 2: Auditory Models (Chp 4)
Week 9 (Mar. 9): Midterm. 9am - 11am (location TBA)
Week 10 (Mar. 16): Spring Break
Week 11 (Mar. 23): Speech Coding. (Chp 11, 12)
Week 12 (Mar. 30): Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR). (Chp 14) Classic, HMM/GMM systems
Week 13 (Apr. 6): Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR). (Chp 14) Contemporary, incl. end-to-end systems
Week 14 (Apr. 13): Speaker Recognition & Speech Enhancement
Week 15 (Apr. 20): Emotion Recognition, Clinical applications in speech processing & BSP applications
Week 16 (Apr. 27): Speech Synthesis; Course Wrap up. (Chp 13)
Week 17 (May 4): Final, 4:30pm-6:30pm (location TBA)
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||Week 5,6 (Midterm: Mar 9)
||Week 7-11 (Spring break: Mar 11-18)
||Week 12,13 (Finals: May 4)
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