Introduction to Speech Processing

This is a collection of pedagogical material within the topic of speech and language technology. The idea is to provide teachers material for their courses, where they can pick and choose material which is appropriate for their own courses and self-study material on-line for anyone interested.

Authors:  Tom BäckströmOkko RäsänenAbraham ZewoudiePablo Pérez ZarazagaLiisa Koivusalo
Updated:  2022-01-27
Keywords:  speechlanguagecommunicationeducationmachine-learningEnglish

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Automatic Linguistic Unit Count Estimator (ALICE)

ALICE is a tool for estimating the number of adult-spoken linguistic units from child-centered audio recordings, as captured by microphones worn by children. It is meant as an open-source alternative for LENA adult word count (AWC) estimator.

Authors:  Okko RäsänenShreyas SeshadriMarvin LavechinAlejandrina CristiaMarisa Casillas
Updated:  2021-11-02
Keywords:  languagelinguisticsphoneticsspeech-productionArgentinian SpanishTseltalYélî DnyeEnglish


The DLD Diagnostics Toolbox

The purpose of this toolbox is to address questions related to the diagnosis of Developmental Language Disorder (DLD).

Authors:  Lisa Archibald
Updated:  2021-07-06
Keywords:  languagespeechdevelopmenteducationspeech-pathologyEnglish


The Event Task Stimulus Set

The Event Task Stimulus Set was created to measure access to generalized events stored in semantic memory. It has been examined in a large normative sample as well as in people with neurological disorders (Dresang, Dickey, & Warren, 2020), and to measure semantic violations in visual processing (Proverbio & Riva, 2009).

Authors:  Federica RivaHaley C. DresangMichael Walsh DickeyTessa WarrenAlice Mado Proverbio
Updated:  2021-06-15
Keywords:  languagememorypsychologyaphasiaexperimentEnglish


Global Signbank

Lexical database of Sign Language of the Netherlands (NGT).

Authors:  Onno CrasbornSteve Cassidy
Updated:  2021-04-18
Keywords:  languagemorphemehandshapesign-language-of-the-Netherlands



childLex is based on a corpus of children’s books and comprises 10 million words that were syntactically annotated and lemmatized. childLex reports linguistic norms for lexical, superlexical, and sublexical variables in three different age groups: 6–8 (grades1–2), 9–10 (grades 3–4), and 11–12 years (grades 5–6).

Authors:  Sascha SchroederKay-Michael WürznerJulian HeisterAlexander GeykenReinhold Kliegl
Updated:  2021-03-02
Keywords:  languagelexiconreading-developmentlinguisticsGerman


Aphasia Games for Health

Building a gaming community for people with aphasia by supporting the development of games for recovery, providing resources for designers, and making aphasia friendly games accessible.

Authors:  William EvansJessica HammerKathryn HymesHakan SeyalıoğluMeguey BakerDeidra BrownJill VentricePatricia HanbridgeCarol Dow-RichardsClio Yun-su DavisSammie KimTim Hutchings
Updated:  2021-02-18
Keywords:  languageaphasiaspeechreadingwritingEnglish


Language History Questionnaire (version 3)

Language history questionnaire (LHQ) is an important tool for assessing language learners' linguistic background, the context and habits of language use, proficiency in multiple languages, and the dominance and cultural identity of the languages acquired.

Authors:  Ping LiSara SepanskiXiaowei ZhaoFan ZhangErlfang TsaiBrendan PulsAnya Yu
Updated:  2020-11-18
Keywords:  languagelinguisticsmultilinguialismeducation


The Internal Representations Questionnaire

The Internal Representations Questionnaire (IRQ) is a measure designed to quantify the subjective format of thought. There are four factors in the questionnaire namely; visual imagery, propensity to verbalize, representational manipulation and orthographic imagery.

Authors:  Hettie RoebuckPierce EdmistonGary Lupyan
Updated:  2020-07-14
Keywords:  psychologycognitionquestionnairelanguageEnglish


The Model Talker System

The ModelTalker System converts plain English text to speech. It uses recorded speech (either from a prospective SGD user or from a voice donor chosen by or for the SGD user) to create a unique synthetic voice.

Authors:  H. Timothy BunnellJason LilleyMatthew BuzzellMaxwell SchmidBill MoyersDerek Freer
Updated:  2020-06-25
Keywords:  languagecommunicationspeechphonologymorphologyEnglish

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