An Alternative Voice Communication Aid based on ASR

Authors(2) :-Hritika Rathore, Jyotsna Sagar

This paper include the implementation aspects of alternative communication aid for the person suffering from speech impairment problem. The Alternative Communication Aid (AVCA) is an automatic voice recognition system that uses the concept of automatic speech recognition system (ASR) and announce the constructed sentence. For feature extraction from sound waves we have used mel frequency cepstral coefficient (MFCC) and DTW algorithm to find the distance between two vectors. This system also incorporate the feature of record voice samples in runtime.

Authors and Affiliations

Hritika Rathore
ECE Department, SSSUTMS, Sehore, India
Jyotsna Sagar
ECE Department, SSSUTMS, Sehore, India

MFCC, ASR, DTW, Voice Communication Aid

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 3 | May-June 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 511-514
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1733120
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Hritika Rathore, Jyotsna Sagar, " An Alternative Voice Communication Aid based on ASR, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp.511-514, May-June-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET1733120

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