Leandro Daniel Vignolo

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By means of full wavelet packet decomposition a redundant set of coefficients is obtained. For signal classification it is convenient to find a subset of these coefficients minimizing the error rate of a classifier. A problem arises because of the computational cost of GA solution. This work presents the parallelization of a genetic algorithm by which it is(More)
Mel-frequency cepstral coefficients have long been the most widely used type of speech representation. They were introduced to incorporate biologically inspired characteristics into artificial speech recognizers. Recently, the introduction of new alternatives to the classic mel-scaled filterbank have led to improvements in the performance of phoneme(More)
Some of the most commonly used speech representations, such as mel-frequency cepstral coefficients, incorporate biologically inspired characteristics into artificial systems. Recent advances have been introduced modifying the shape and distribution of the traditional perceptually scaled filterbank, commonly used for feature extraction. Some alternatives to(More)
—Active shape models is an adaptive shape-matching technique that has been used for locating facial features in images. However, when a number of features is extracted for each landmark point, distortions caused by noise or illumination, and the dimensionality of the final representation, have a negative impact in the performance of a classifier. In this(More)
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The most widely used speech representation is based on the mel-frequency cepstral coefficients, which incorporates biologically inspired characteristics into artificial recognizers. However, the recognition performance with these features can still be enhanced, specially in adverse conditions. Recent advances have been made with the introduction of wavelet(More)
The pervasive development disorders in autism condition lead to impairments in language and social communication. They are evidenced as atypical prosody production, emotion recognition and apraxia, among others communication deficits. This work tackle with the problem of the recognition of pathologies derived from these disorders in children, based on the(More)