University of Crete

The research will take place in the Speech Processing Group at the Computer Science Department, University of Crete. The group was formed in 2002 and has interests in designing and developing speech analysis, modification and synthesis algorithms as well in audio and music signal processing. It has delivered so far 5 PhD and over 20 MSc theses in the above topics. It has strong collaborations with the University Hospital in Crete, Greece on hearing and speech production.

Projects to be hosted

  • ESR9 Real-life speech intelligibility enhancement
  • ESR10 From conversational to clear speech

Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment

  • laboratory for voice quality assessment at the Medical School
  • high performance computing center
  • state-of-the-art facility for speech recordings
  • speech perception testing booths
  • audiometers
  • high speed stroboscope
  • digital recorders for field recordings