6.541 Speech Communication


Class Info

Survey of human speech communication with special emphasis on the sound patterns of natural languages. Acoustic theory of speech production; physiologic and acoustic descriptions of phonetic features, prosody, speech perception, speech respiration, and speech motor control. Applications to recognition and generation of speech by machine and to speech disorders. Recommended prerequisite: mathematical background equivalent to 6.003.

This class has no prerequisites.

6.541 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by R. E. Hillman, S. S. Ghosh, L. D. Braida and S. Shattuck-Hufnagel.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 36-156.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 6.541 was rated 0.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Speech Communication site or on the 6.541 Stellar site.

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