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Balizas suprassegmentais para a adaptação do reggae cantado em São Luís
(Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp), 2010-07-29)
O objetivo desta tese consiste em estudar a maneira como regueiros maranhenses da zona rural da cidade de São Luís, falantes monolíngües de português brasileiro, variedade rural ludovicense, adaptam fonética e fonologicamente ...
Automatic speech recognition, with large vocabulary, robustness, independence of speaker and multilingual processing
(Universidade Federal do Espírito SantoBRCiência da ComputaçãoPrograma de Pós-Graduação em InformáticaUFES, 2010-08-27)
This work aims to provide automatic cognitive assistance via speech interface, to the elderly who live alone, at risk situation. Distress expressions and voice commands are part of the target vocabulary for speech recognition. ...
Fundamental frequency: an analysis of age and gender
(Universidade Tecnológica Federal do ParanáCuritibaDepartamento Acadêmico de Comunicação e Expressão; Departamento Acadêmico de Línguas Estrangeiras Modernas, 2015-02-13)
The phenomenon of speech is very complex and every time a speaker produces it, s/he presents personal characteristics, making the speech an individualizing element. Acoustic analysis of speech helps the identification of ...
Multi-proxy analyses of a mid-15th century Middle Iron Age Bantu-speaker palaeo-faecal specimen elucidates the configuration of the ‘ancestral’ sub-Saharan African intestinal microbiome.
Abstract Background The archaeological incidence of ancient human faecal material provides a rare opportunity to explore the taxonomic composition and metabolic capacity of ...
Empréstimos lingüísticos e estrangeirismo: a legitimação de teorias lingüísticas através de leigos
(Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), 2014)
Chilean version of the Functional Status Score for the Intensive Care Unit: a translation and cross-cultural adaptation
Background: The Functional Status Score for the Intensive Care Unit (FSS-ICU) is a valid and reliable instrument to measure physical functioning in the intensive care unit setting. Translation and cross-cultural adaptation ...
Modeling, estimating, and compensating low-bit rate coding distortion in speech recognition
A solution to the problem of speech recognition with signals distorted by low-bit rate coders is presented in this paper. A model for the coding-decoding distortion, a HMM compensation method to include this model, and an ...
Validation of the Spanish version of the Goodman score in total hip arthroplasty
Purpose Currently, patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are the standard instruments used to compare arthroplasty results. Goodman et al. recently published a well-constructed scale with excellent psychometric properties ...
Learning to find spatially reversed sounds
Adaptation to systematic visual distortions is well-documented but there is little evidence of similar adaptation to radical changes in audition. We use a pseudophone to transpose the sound streams arriving at the left and ...