Doppler-variant Modeling of the Vocal Tract: Stability Considerations
Conference: Sprachkommunikation 2008 - 8. ITG-Fachtagung
10/08/2008 - 10/10/2008 at Aachen, Germany
Proceedings: Sprachkommunikation 2008
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Heim, Axel (Institute of Telecommunications and Applied Information Theory (TAIT), Ulm University, Germany)
Sorger, Uli (Computer Science and Communications (CSC), University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
A common technique to deploy linear prediction to nonstationary signals is time segmentation and local analysis. In [A. Heim, U. Sorger, and F. Hug], “Doppler-variant modeling of the vocal tract”, the temporal changes of linear prediction coefficients (LPCs) are modeled as a Fourier series. This allows analysis and optimization of larger speech segments, i.e., virtually global analysis. Possibly resulting non-minimum-phase prediction error polynomials are subject to all-pass filtering. We show that introducing the stabilizing filter does not deteriorate the overall predictor performance.