Objective measure of performance of voice activity detectors

P Murrin, D M Howard, A M Tyrrell, P Barrett

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A method for objectively measuring the subjective quality of speech clipped by voice activity detectors (VADs) is presented. This system is evaluated by comparing the output of a VAD to that obtained from subjective tests. The method is shown to produce an accurate prediction of the mean opinion score (MOS) determined by listening tests.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1922-1923
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 28 Oct 1999

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