Joohong Yoo

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Dysarthria is a motor speech disorder that impairs the physical production of speech. Modern automatic speech recognition for normal speech is ineffective for dysarthric speech due to the large mismatch of acoustic characteristics. In this paper, a new speaker adaptation scheme is proposed to reduce the mismatch. First, a speaker with dysarthria is(More)
This paper addresses the problem of recognizing the speech uttered by patients with dysarthria, which is a motor speech disorder impeding the physical production of speech. Patients with dysarthria have articulatory limitation, and therefore, they often have trouble in pronouncing certain sounds, resulting in undesirable phonetic variation. Modern automatic(More)
The extraction and selection of acoustic features are crucial steps in the development of a system for classifying emotions in speech. Most works in the field use some kind of prosodic features, often in combination with spectral and glottal features, and select appropriate features in classifying emotions. In the methods, feature choices are mostly made(More)
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