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Determine the time length of audio training samples?

Currently I am trying to use MFCC feature for audio training in order to do human voice classification (can later distinguish the person who speaks). I have problems to determine the proper time ...
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How to organize MFCC features?

I have computed 12d-MFCC features on 3 consecutive audio frames, say: ...
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MFCC gives poor results for speaker identification

I trained my program by using 2 GMM algorithms for speaker identification. I used 32 MFCC features for the first GMM and the f0 feature for the second GMM. There are 6 speakers . And for each speaker ...
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MFCCs and chord recognition

This is my first time working with Mel-frequency cepstral coefficients and I have two questions.... Are some of the 13 coefficients strictly related to some sound properties like frequencies, ...
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Speech recognition using mfcc and neural network

I am doing the project on speech recognition.I have implemented both the mfcc features and neural network.I am a bit confused in joining the two blocks.For example i have three different words with ...
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Ads detection using MFCC and DTW

I am doing a project to detect Advertisements from transmission by using clipped segment (slogan) of an advertisement, based on looking at the audio track as follows: Audio Signal $\rightarrow$ ...
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MFCC extraction for speaker verification

Regarding extraction of MFCC from speech signal... I have checked for the detailed procedure of extraction of MFCC from ...
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Regarding MFCC feature of a speech signal

Please experts I'm in need of your help... I am trying to implement speech recognition using speech signal.. i'm struck with few question.. There are 12 Coefficients of MFCC.. What are theirs ...
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Feature extraction for sound classification

I'm trying to extract features from a sound file and classify the sound as belonging to a particular category (eg : dog bark, vehicle engine e.t.c). I'd like some clarity on the following things : 1) ...
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Normalizing a vector with Mel Cepstrum Coefficients, Delta Coefficients and Log Energies for both

This is my very first signal processing exercise so I'm very new to this space. That being said the goal is to do isolate voice recognition in identifying someone saying yes and no.As the title ...
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If MFCC vectors are speaker independent, then how can we reconstruct unique speech signals from them?

Reconstructing a speech signal from a collection of MFCC vectors seems to work pretty well, but I've heard that one advantage of MFCCs is speaker-independence i.e. they are more-or-less the same ...
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Is this a correct interpretation of the DCT step in MFCC calculation?

This is a continuation of the discussion here. I would comment there, but I don't have 50 rep so I'm asking a new question. Here's how I understand the DCT step in the MFCC calculation process: The ...
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How to get Envelope of Audio Signal

I am having a problem understanding how the author gets the onset envelope of an audio song in this paper. The entire section in question has been quoted below: First the input sound is resampled ...
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How distinct should MFCC vectors be?

I'm mid way through creating an embedded speaker verification system and I'm unsure if I'm using/calculating my MFCC vectors correctly. I've hit a brick wall. Essentially given two speakers with ...
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Vector Quantization LBG algorithm

I'm in the process of using MFCC features to train a VQ CodeBook using the LBG method. My results don't appear correct. Can you spot any error in my training algorithm? I'm using C. Acquire input ...
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Compare two words from different speakers

I have a set of audio files which contain a word each one, and I'd want to be able to compare a new word (coming from a smartphone mic) to check if it resembles to a specific file and how much it ...
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MFCC, uncertain of my results and algorithm

I've started to implement an MFCC algorithm on an embedded DSP, using the CMSIS DSP library. However the results I'm getting don't appear consistent. This is my algorithm so far: Gather 32ms PCM ...
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Using MFCC to an ANN Speech Recognition System

I'm developing an Artificial Neural Network based Speech Recognition System using MFCCs. Suppose I have 260 input nodes in the ANN, and this number of nodes corresponds to the number of MFCCs that I ...
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Spectral Envelope from MFCC

I'm obtaining MFCC by using the function wave2mfcc from the Speech and Audio Processing library (SAP) from here http://mirlab.org/jang/matlab/toolbox/ The steps follows the procedure: Take the ...
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MFCC Deltas, Delta-Deltas

I have just a quick question about how to calculate Deltas from MFCC. I have found the formula for calculating deltas here: ...
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How to add 2 MFCC extracted features to a variable?

I am working on signal processing for speaker verification. I have extracted MFCC features for few wav files using GMM algorithm. Now, i want to add any 2 MFCC features to another variable. How can ...
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Obtain current time in sound file from DTW

I have two sounds files, sampled at 16kHz, with the exact same spoken sentence, and I want to align those. I'm using the festvox tool set to create the ...
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How to Reduce Speech Feature Dimensions?

I have been experimenting with speaker independent automatic speech recognition. At this point, I understand that the signal is typically segmented into overlapping frames and MFCCs are extracted as ...
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Algorithm to detect if a spoken phrase matches a previously spoken phrase

I would like to create a very simple system that allows a user to train (once or multiple times) a spoken phrase (from 1 word to a whole sentence.) Then the (same) user would speak the phrase back, ...
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How to compare 2 matrices of MFCCs, keeping the time information

I have a corpus of several thousand sounds. Now I pick a sound sample S, and I want to find in my corpus the sound S' that is the most similar to S. The application is for music, for a composition ...
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On application of MFCC for sound classification. How to normalize MFCCs

I have found some explanations on MFCC and specifically on application of DCT. I feel like I am slowly getting to the point but I still find a lot of things that confuse me. Below is the part of the ...
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Gentle request for explanation on LPC and LPCC coefficients :)

If I understand what LPC does, I think. It predicts the next sample by taking into account previous $p$ samples. I don't understand why it is useful in DPS and speech recognition. I also came across ...
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MFCC calculation (edited)

I've got a project and need to calculate MFCCs. I tried to read some tutorials and then make a MATLAB function but I seem to have wrong answers. I'd like to feed MFCCs to one of the classification ...
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Using DTW on the MFCC's to match a spoken word to a template

I am trying to code a simple algorithm in Matlab that would be used to detect a single word. The goal would be to have a user record the word one time to act as a template, then make the user repeat ...
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Collecting phonemes automatically from audio transcript

I was wonderin is it possible to collect what are the phonemes in a language if I have some audio transcript? I was trying some simple approach. I have some annotated audio record. I calculated ...
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Training k-NN classifier with MFCC data

I am doing a personal project which aims to detect infant cry. I have an infant cry audio database and extracted the MFCC from these files using MATLAB. I've come up with 12 coefficients for each ...
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Confusion regarding wav to MFCC conversion

I have to compare two .wav files. I am converting the wav file to an MFCC file. Why am I getting different MFCC matrices when using different Matlab toolboxes (one of them is giving a matrix having ...
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Difference Between MFCC of speech and speaker recognition

I am doing my project on speaker recognition. One of my friends is doing his project on speech recognition. Both of us need to calculate the MFCC for feature extraction. Is the MFCC going to be the ...
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Evaluating clustering result

I am working with phoneme clustering. I have been using $k$-means clustering have done $k$-means on 2 different data: spectrogram vector and MFCCs. I would like to know how I can evaluate the result ...
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Questions about Bark scale filter bank implementation for bfcc's

I have a few questions regarding the implementation of Bark scale filter banks for the calculation of bark frequency cepstral coefficients. 1) Which filter shape is most commonly used and why? ...
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Speech Recognition [closed]

I am new learner in the field of speech analysis. I am wondering there are so many resources which explaiins principles of speech recognition. Most of them are advanced topics. I am curious to know ...
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Extract Word Information From MFCC

I am making a pronunciation Scoring system, and I need to know how to separate the pronunciation information of an MFCC of a given spoken word, so that later i can match this MFCC with the MFCC of ...
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DCT step suppress high frequencies in MFCC extraction process

I'm trying to get MFCC from speech audio data. I'm using 26 Mel Filter on 0-24kHz spectrum. My MFCCs doesn't look correct to me, cause always first bins have high values and values getting smaller ...
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MFCC feature extraction

I have a block of audio and I have performed an FFT on it. Now what I want to do is convert this FFT into a set of MFCCs, however while I know I need to do something with weighting the FFT samples ...
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Using MFCC in spoken words recognition

We're trying to implement a "simple" speech recognition application in MATLAB (isolated words from a very limited dictionary). We've been trying the following methods: Extract MFCC coefficients for ...
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What is the purpose of the log when computing the MFCC?

The steps of computing the Mel-Frequency Cepstrum Coefficients (MFCC) are: ...
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Zero padding of mfcc coefficients

I am trying to implement speech recognition using backpropagation algorithm, and I have been following this paper http://research.ijcaonline.org/volume42/number12/pxc3877946.pdf. I have followed it ...
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How to measure the short-time change in an audio signal?

The choice of frame length for calculating the Mel Frequency Cepstral Coefficients of a signal, depend on the how much the signal change over a small time scale. I guess that human speech change ...
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What is the DTW result (applied to the MFCCs of an audio file) proportional to?

I have computed the MFCCs for two audio files and applied the DTW to both sets of coeficients for both files. Now each such pair the two files is described by one single value (computed by the DTW). ...
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How to stitch together MFCCs from multiple frames?

I am trying to record a sound two times and compare the two recordings. I am playing exactly the same sound both times (for example, play a small .wav file twice and record it each time), so I hoped ...
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Most efficient algorithm for comparing two paths

I'm working with a Continuous Hidden Markov Model, and using the Viterbi Decoder which finds the best possible path for a given sequence. Here is how my algorithm works: ...
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Hidden Markov Models - Distinct Observation Symbols

I really, really hope someone can help me with regards to this question. I'm trying to implement a Hidden Markov Model (based off this paper: Here I understand the processes, but, I do not ...
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Dynamic Time Warping - Comparing Values

Ok, so I'm trying to compare two different speech signals and I have come into a problem. Here goes: I have split the signal into blocks, and I have computed the MFCC coefficients of each block. I ...
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Speech comparison algorithm for rating on similarities

I am trying to compare 2 speech samples and rate them on similarities. Think of someone trying to repeat a phrase, and then comparing those 2 audio files. I started by implementing the MFCC ...
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Help calculating / understanding the MFCCs: Mel-Frequency Cepstrum Coefficients

I've been reading bits and pieces online but I just can't piece it all together. I have some background knowledge of signals / DSP stuff which should be enough prerequisites for this. I'm interested ...