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Innovative Computing ,Information and Control, International Conference on (2006)
Beijing, China
Aug. 30, 2006 to Sept. 1, 2006
ISBN: 0-7695-2616-0
pp: 568-571
Tadashi Sakata , Kumamoto University, Japan
Yuichi Ueda , Kumamoto University, Japan
Dan Zhang , Kumamoto University, Japan
ABSTRACT
We have proposed a compound hearing aid processing for the sensory hearing impaired previously. The processing is based on a speech analysis and synthesis model and enables its user to make use of a few kinds of hearing aid processing selectively or simultaneously according to his/her impairment level. At present, such a processing includes the spectral compression, the pitch conversion and the speech rate control. In this paper, we propose a new type of speech rate control(SRC) method and describe on three kinds of processing mode in the SRC: a global SRC mode(GS mode), a local SRC mode(LS mode), and a hybrid SRC mode(HS mode). By combining the proposed SRC with the compound hearing aid, it is expected that the compound hearing impaired with presbycusis can also use this hearing aid.
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Tadashi Sakata, Yuichi Ueda, Dan Zhang, "Speech Rate Control for The Compound HearingAid Processing", Innovative Computing ,Information and Control, International Conference on, vol. 03, no. , pp. 568-571, 2006, doi:10.1109/ICICIC.2006.523
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