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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Acoustics of Speech II - APH510070
Title: Akustika řeči II
Guaranteed by: Institute of Phonetics (21-FU)
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Actual: from 2017
Semester: summer
Points: 4
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: summer s.:combined
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:1/1 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: APH200006
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Ing. Tomáš Bořil, Ph.D.
Annotation -
Last update: Ing. Tomáš Bořil, Ph.D. (02.05.2018)
The theoretical part covers acoustic properties of speech and essential algorithms used for speech analysis. In seminars, the
covered phenomena will be practiced in the form of exercises. Students will analyze real speech signal samples using
available software tools.
Literature - Czech
Last update: Ing. Tomáš Bořil, Ph.D. (02.05.2018)

Machač, P. & Skarnitzl, R. (2009). Fonetická segmentace hlásek. Praha: Epocha.

Palková, Z. (1994): Fonetika a fonologie češtiny. Praha: Karolinum. (vybrané části)

Kent, R. D. - Read, C. (1992): The acoustic analysis of speech. San Diego: Whurr Publishers.

Johnson, K. (2003): Acoustic and auditory phonetics. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Stevens, K. N. (1998): Acoustic phonetics. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press. (vybrané části)

Harrington, J. - Cassidy, S. (1999): Techniques in speech acoustics. Dordrecht: Kluwer. (vybrané části)

Syllabus -
Last update: Ing. Tomáš Bořil, Ph.D. (02.05.2018)

1. Acoustic description of vowels: vowel formants, perception of vowels, Czech vocalic system.
2. Acoustic description of consonants.
3. Programming in Praat
4. Fundaments of the acoustics of suprasegmental phenomena.
5. Fundaments of speech technologies.

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