Significance of Vowel Onset Point for Speech Analysis

  title={Significance of Vowel Onset Point for Speech Analysis},
  author={S. R. Mahadeva Prasanna and Suryakanth V. Gangashetty and Bayya Yegnanarayana},
In this paper we discuss the significance of Vowel Onset Point (VOP) for speech recognition in particular, and for accurate speech analysis in general. Vowel onset point is the instant at which the vowel part starts in a ConsonantVowel (CV) utterance. The syllable-like CV utterances are basic units for both speech production and speech recognition. Recognition performance of isolated utterances of CV units improves significantly, if the parameters/features are extracted using VOPs as anchor… CONTINUE READING