Dr. Joseph S. Perkell
Prof. Kenneth Stevens
Prof. Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel
6.542J / 24.966J / HST.712J
This course features a full set of lab exercises for exploring the human speech process. In addition, a large lab database of speech samples, formatted for use with Klatt Speech Analysis software, including links to other freely available compatible software, are provided.
The course focuses on experimental investigations of speech processes. Topics include: measurement of articulatory movements, measurements of pressures and airflows in speech production, computer-aided waveform analysis and spectral analysis of speech, synthesis of speech, perception and discrimination of speechlike sounds, speech prosody, models for speech recognition, speech disorders, and other topics.