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Speech processing

Individual course

Max amount of FITech students: 10

Persons without a valid study right at a Finnish university or university of applied sciences have preference to this course.

Course contents

  • Basics of audio signal processing
  • Basics of psychoacoustics and perceptually motivated signal processing
  • Acoustic theory of speech production
  • The functions, acoustics and modelling of the larynx and the vocal tract
  • Phones and phonation
  • Time-frequency analysis of speech signals
  • Principles of speech coding
  • Linear prediction and its application in processing of speech signals
  • Speech synthesis and speech recognition

After the course, the student is able to describe and make use of basic phenomena in speech communication, and describe and apply common speech processing methods, especially processing in the time-frequency domain.

Teaching methods

  • Lectures (Otaniemi): Thu 14:15-16:00.
  • Exercise sessions (Otaniemi): Fri 14:15-16:00.

There will a compulsory exam on 17.10.2022 at 9:00-12:00 in Otaniemi.

The course can be passed in Finnish or Swedish on request.

More information on Aalto University’s course page.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

Responsible teacher

Aalto University
Tom Bäckström

Further information about the studies

Aalto University
FITech ICT contact person

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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Category:
ICT Studies
Topics:
AI and machine learning,
Computer engineering
Course code:
ELEC-E5500
Credits:
5 ECTS
Price:
0 €
Level:
Teaching period:
8.9.–17.10.2022
Application deadline:
31.8.2022
Host university:
Aalto University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Blended
Place of contact learning:
Espoo
Language:
English
General prerequisites:
Basics of digital signal processing, for example ELEC-C5230
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