First European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology

Paris, France
September 27-29, 1989

Speech Perception Seen Through the Ear

C. J. Darwin

Experimental Psychology, University of Sussex, UK

Speech is normally heard against a background of other sounds. This paper reviews recent work on listeners' ability to separate speech from other sounds. Evidence is presented that both low-level grouping mechanisms and knowledge specific to speech are deployed in solving this difficult problem.

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Bibliographic reference.  Darwin, C. J. (1989): "Speech perception seen through the ear", In EUROSPEECH-1989, 1230-1234.