Best Reference Books – Speech Signal Processing

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Speech Signal Processing subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Speech Signal Processing along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Speech Signal Processing subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Speech Signal Processing" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Digital Processing of Speech Signals” by L R Rabiner and R W Schafer

Book Review: This book is suitable for students studying at the graduate and undergraduate levels in the field of digital signal processing and electrical and computer engineering. The book is also very suitable for practicing engineers and scientists in speech processing. The book presents the basic concepts and theories of speech processing with greater clarity along with the laboratory experiences for students. The book also concentrates on many signal processing methods for representing and processing the speech signal.

2. “Digital Speech Processing: Synthesis and Recognition” by Sadoaki Furui

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Book Review: This book deals with the study of digital speech processing, synthesis and recognition. The book contains different sections on international standardization of robust and flexible speech coding techniques, waveform unit concatenation based speech synthesis, continuous speech recognition, basics of digital signal processing for speech and a deep insight of classical recognition techniques. It is a very ideal primary textbook suitable at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

3. “Introduction to Data Compression” by Khalid Sayood

Book Review: This book provides a very good introduction to the theory surrounding the compression techniques along with the instructions for applications. The book covers up to date information in the field of data compression thereby including newer as well as older algorithms. The book contains lossy and lossless compression techniques, wavelets, subband coding, predictive lossless techniques, emerging standards like JPEG 2000, JBIG 2, LPC, CELP, MELP and a wide range of compression techniques along with sample data.

4. “Digital Speech” by A M Kondoz

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Book Review: The book provides fundamental technical background that is needed for low bit rate speech coding and latest advancements in digital speech coding techniques that lead to the evolution of communication systems. The book contains chapters on pitch estimation, speech classification, multimode speech coding, harmonic speech coding, efficient LPC quantization methods, voice activity detection methods, examples of popular speech coders like CELP coding. The book also offers expanded coverage of speech enhancement techniques like echo cancellation and noise suppression.

5. “Speech and Audio Signal Processing” by Jayan

“Speech and Audio Signal Processing” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on speech and audio signal processing. It aims to provide hands-on experience in speech and signal audio processing. It covers the topics from a theoretical and practical perspective for enhanced understanding. Numerous Matlab examples are provided throughout the text. This book is designed to focus on students, teachers, professionals in the numerous fields of engineering and science especially computer, electrical, electronic engineering, and others.

6. “Speech Signal Processing: Using Matlab ” by Vishnu Narayan Saxena

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“Speech Signal Processing: Using Matlab” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview on speech signal processing. It discusses the range of frequencies of musical signal and several sub bands of different frequencies. It talks about the characteristic and sound effect of each frequency. It explains how every band of frequencies has a different information about music signals. It describes the differences between different frequency components and helps the reader separate, amplify, and attenuate desired frequency components. This book is designed to focus on students, teachers, professionals in the numerous fields of engineering and science.

7. “Digital Signal Processing of Speech wave forms” by Sharmila Chaudhari

“Digital Signal Processing of Speech waveforms” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on digital signal processing of speech waveforms. It explains applications of speech wave transforms in diverse settings like biomedical, life sciences, and much more. It describes various acoustic parameters employed for various pathological assessment tasks. It enables the reader with the tools required by clinicians to distinguish between normal phonic and pathological voices. This book is designed to focus on students, teachers, professionals in the numerous fields of engineering and science.

8. “Modern Digital Signal Processing” by V Udayashankara

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“Modern Digital Signal Processing” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview on modern digital signal processing. It explains digital signal processing architecture in assembly and C language. It explains the application of digital signal processing in various fields like digital communication, robotics, speech processing and audio processing, biomedical science, and control systems. This book is designed to focus on students, teachers, professionals in the numerous fields of engineering and science especially computer, electrical, electronic engineering, and others.

9. “Speech and Language Processing, 2nd Edition” by Daniel Jurafsky

“Speech and Language Processing, 2nd Edition” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on speech and language processing. It covers topics like web-based language techniques, availability of phone-based dialogue systems, merging distinct fields, and much more. It enables readers to apply statistical and other machine-learning algorithms to large corporations. It talks about statistical sequence labeling, information extraction, question answering and summarization in detail. This book is designed to focus on students, teachers, professionals in the numerous fields of engineering and science.

10. “Speech and Audio Processing: A MATLAB-based Approach” by Ian Vince McLoughlin

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“Speech and Audio Processing: A MATLAB-based Approach” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive coverage on speech and audio processing. It describes the topic using a Matlab-based approach. It talks about methods required to work with current and future audio, speech, and hearing processing technologies. It covers topics like mobile telephony and human-computer interfacing through speech. It provides information on electronic music along with medical applications of speech and hearing technology. It covers audio compression and reproduction, analysis of sounds in the environment, and big data audio systems. Numerous Matlab examples and exercises are provided for enhanced understanding.

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