Towards a Speaker Independent Speech-BCI Using Speaker Adaptation

  title={Towards a Speaker Independent Speech-BCI Using Speaker Adaptation},
  author={Debadatta Dash and Alan Wisler and Paul Ferrari and Jun Wang},
Neurodegenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) can cause locked-in-syndrome (fully paralyzed but aware). Brain-computer interface (BCI) may be the only option to restore their communication. Current BCIs typically use visual or attention correlates in neural activities to select letters randomly displayed on a screen, which are extremely slow (a few words per minute). Speech-BCIs, which aim to convert the brain activity patterns to speech (neural speech decoding), hold… 

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