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The ability to communicate through speech is important for social interaction. We rely on the ability to communicate with each other even in noisy conditions. Ideally, the speech is easy to understand but this is not always the case, if the speech is degraded, e.g., due to background noise, distortion or hearing impairment. One of the most important factors to consider in relation to such degradations is speech intelligibility, which is a measure of how easy or difficult it is to understand the speech. In this thesis, the focus is on the topic of speech intelligibility prediction. The thesis consists of an introduction to the field of speech intelligibility prediction and a collection of scientific ... toggle 13 keywords

speech intelligibility understanding non-intrusive metric metrics measure prediction estimation speech enhancement short-time objective intelligibility STOI hearing aids


Sørensen, Charlotte
Aalborg University
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Sept. 11, 2020

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