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A 4800 bps LPC vocoder with improved excitation

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2 Author(s)
Chong Un ; Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea ; Won Sung

We present an improved 4800 bps LPC vocoder system that virtually eliminates the buzzy effect from synthetic speech. Excitation signal in the new system is formed by adding high-pass filtered pitch pulses or random noise to a baseband residual signal (0 - 600 Hz) that has been coded by pitch predictive PCM. Since the baseband residual is used as a part of excitation, the system is also robust to V/UV and pitch errors. According to our informal listening tests, the synthetic speech of the new system does not have the buzzy effect. As a result the vocoder speech quality is more natural than that of a conventional LPC vocoder.

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Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, IEEE International Conference on ICASSP '80.  (Volume:5 )

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Apr 1980