Questions tagged [voice-recognition]

For questions about the AI/ML algorithms for performing the task of voice recognition in any animal (falls under the broad category of sound recognition, not to be confused with speech recognition).

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Is there any research on the development of attacks against artificial intelligence systems?

Is there any research on the development of attacks against artificial intelligence systems? For example, is there a way to generate a letter "A", which every human being in this world can recognize ...
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How does Wit.ai convert sentences into structured data?

The Wit.ai is a Siri-like voice interface which can can parse messages and predict the actions to perform. Here is the demo site powered by Wit.ai. How does it understand the spoken sentences and ...
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Can variations in microphones used in training set and test set impact the accuracy of speech recognition models?

If I train a speech recognition model using data collected from N different microphones, but deploy it on an unseen (test) microphone - does it impact the accuracy of the model? While I understand ...
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Why is Short-Time Fourier Transform used for preprocessing audio samples?

I've been told this is how I should be preprocessing audio samples, but what information does this method actually give me? What are the alternatives and why shouldn't I use them.
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Is music/sound similarity comparison feasible on neural networks?

I wonder on the following concept: A given neural network gets two audio input (preferably music) and gives a real number between 0 and 1 which describes "similarity" between the second and the ...
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Is there something like OpenCV for voice recognition & NLP?

As you know OpenCV is a big great open-source library for image recognition and machine vision(and may further purposes like computer graphics, etc). Is there similar library in sound field(Voice ...
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What are development tests used for?

This is a theoretical question. I am newbie to artificial intelligence and machine learning, and the more I read the more I like this. So far, I have been reading about evaluation of language models (...
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How to detect when human voice / speech appears in an microphone stream?

I want to build a personal assistant that listens to me continuously.. The flow looks like this: continuously record voice stream it to google speech api. get back the text in real time -> parse ...
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speech recognition software implementation by open source API

I am making my speech recognition project for PC (working on Windows 8) and am new in this area. The project should have basic functionality like dictation with accuracy in email, notepad, etc., and ...
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Can computers recognise “grouping” from voice tonality?

In human communication, tonality or tonal language play many complex information, including emotions and motives. But excluding such complex aspects, tonality serves some a very basic purpose of "...
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Building Profile Based Off Speech Patterns

Has there been research done regarding processing speech then building a "speaker profile" based off the processed speech? Things like matching the voice with a speaker profile and matching speech ...
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What is easier or more efficient to summarize voice or text? [DP/RN]

If possible consider the relationship between implementation difficulty and accuracy in voice examples or simply chat conversations. And currently, what are the directions on algorithms like Deep ...
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AI natural voice generator

I want to create a solution, which clones my voice. I tried my commercial solutions or implementation of Tacotron. Unfortunately, results not sound natural, generated voice sounds like a robot. ...
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How much the dialects recognition and speech recognition are relevant?

In this tutorial, they build a speech recognition model to classify a one-second audio clip as one of ten predefined words. Suppose that we modified this problem as the following: Given an Arabic ...
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Training, test, dev split in speech recognition

Unfortunately there is no speech-recognition or speech-to-text tag yet so I go with the ...
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How to do speech recognition on a single word

I would provide a sound signal of about 2-3 seconds to my neural network. I have trained my network with a single word, like if I speak "Hello" the network may tell if "Hello" is spoken or not, but ...
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“Vocal captcha” for robots on the phone?

With all the Google I/O stuff coming out, how can I verify that I have an actual human on the phone using only voice? Are there still vocal things humans can, but robots can't do? Conditions: the ...
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Is there a way to classify sounds

To classify images we are using the tensorflow incection v3 NN. Is there a similar approach to classify sounds? As for example to be able to recognize the person who is talking or classify a general ...
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Deep audio fingerprinting for word search

Simply speaking, I'm trying to somehow search an audio clip for a list of words, and if found, I mark the time stamps. My use-case is profanity check with a list of pre-defined profane words. Is ...
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Dialects classification using deep learning

Dialects differ a lot between cities in my country, Syria. People sometimes express themselves using different local phrases and idioms which refer to the same topic. So, I came up with the idea of ...
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Can semantic paraphrasing be used for a workflow management system?

The term paraphrasing is used for converting input text into output text with small modifications on the semantic level. Paraphrasing is used by managers to distribute work items to employees. It is a ...
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Number of utterances

Currently I am working with two large speech databases and I was asked to build one subset from each one in order to get two representative subsets with the same number of utterances. My question is: ...
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Splitting audio consisting of male / female speaker into segments

To create language flashcards I would like to split an audio course into many single audio clips. They're basically a man and a woman speaking after each other. The intervals aren't regular so it's ...