Mikihiro Nakagiri

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The conversion method from Non-Audible Murmur (NAM) to ordinary speech based on the statistical voice conversion (NAM-to-Speech) has been proposed towards realization of " silent speech telephone. " Although NAM-to-Speech converts NAM to intelligible voices with similar quality to speech, there is still a large problem , i.e., difficulties of the F 0(More)
In this paper, we present statistical approaches to enhance body-conducted unvoiced speech for silent speech communication. A body-conductive microphone called nonaudible murmur (NAM) microphone is effectively used to detect very soft unvoiced speech such as NAM or a whispered voice while keeping speech sounds emitted outside almost inaudible. However,(More)
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