Speech Processing
Reference EHPOOL00000269
Taught in Elective Course List for Master of Electrical EngineeringElective Course List for Master of Computer Science Engineering
Theory (A) 15.0
Exercises (B) 15.0
Training and projects (C) 0.0
Studytime (D) 120.0
Studypoints (E) 4
Credit contract? Access is determined after successful competences assessment
Examination contract? Access is determined after successful competences assessment
Credit contract mandatory if Exam contract? Separate credit contract mandatory
Retake possible? Yes, in altered form
Teaching Language Dutch
Lecturer Jean Martens
Department TW06
Key Words

Speech coding, speech recognition, speech synthesis

Position of the Course

Explain the basic principles underlying modern systems for speech coding (e.g. GSM, MPEG), speech recognition and speech synthesis.


  • Speech and hearing
  • Digital speech reproduction
  • Speech recognition
  • Speech synthesis

Starting Competences

no foreknowledge required

Teaching and Learning Material

Own syllabus


  • Spoken Language Processing; X. Huang, A. Acero, H. Hon; 2001; Prentice Hall (ISBN 0-13-022616-5)

Study Coaching

Teaching Methods

Classroom lectures; Homework assignments

Evaluation Methods

Evaluation throughout semester as well as during examination period

Examination Methods

During examination period: written closed-book exam
During semester: graded project reports. Second chance: Possible in adapted form

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