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Vocal Tract Length Perturbation (VTLP) improves speech recognition

@inproceedings{Jaitly2013VocalTL,
  title={Vocal Tract Length Perturbation (VTLP) improves speech recognition},
  author={Navdeep Jaitly and E. Hinton},
  year={2013}
}
Augmenting datasets by transforming inputs in a way that does not change the label is a crucial ingredient of the state of the art methods for object recognition using neural networks. [] Key Method In practice this can be achieved by using warping techniques that are used for vocal tract length normalization (VTLN) - with the difference that a warp factor is generated randomly each time, during training, rather than tting a single warp factor to each training and test speaker (or utterance).

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