A Priori Assessment of The Intelligibility of Stereophonic Sound of Speech

A Priori Assessment of The Intelligibility of Stereophonic Sound of Speech

© 2021 by IJETT Journal
Volume-69 Issue-6
Year of Publication : 2021
Authors : Natalia Derkach, Olena Pavelko, Svitlana Luniova
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V69I6P208

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Natalia Derkach, Olena Pavelko, Svitlana Luniova, "A Priori Assessment of The Intelligibility of Stereophonic Sound of Speech," International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, vol. 69, no. 6, pp. 50-55, 2021. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V69I6P208

The article proposes an objective method of calculating the intelligibility of speech in the room based on the assessment of the values of the interaural correlation coefficients in the listening position. The method can serve as an a priori assessment of language intelligibility already at the design stage of the room, as well as be used for stereo and monophonic sound sources.
Calculations are performed to emit rectangular and sawtooth video pulses. Comparison of the obtained results with the results of articulation tests in the studied hall testifies to the expediency of using a sawtooth video pulse for analysis. On the basis of the established scale of correspondence of articulatory intelligibility of language and coefficients of interaural correlation, the intelligibility of language indoors is defined.

speech intelligibility, methods of assessing speech intelligibility, correlation coefficient, localization of sound, stereo sound.

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