Essays about: "swedish speaker"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 essays containing the words swedish speaker.

  1. 1. Face recognition and speech recognition for access control

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för informationsteknologi; Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för informationsteknologi

    Author : Thao Tran; Nathalie Tkauc; [2019]
    Keywords : Face recognition; speech recognition;

    Abstract : This project is a collaboration with the company JayWay in Halmstad. In order to enter theoffice today, a tag-key is needed for the employees and a doorbell for the guests. If someonerings the doorbell, someone on the inside has to open the door manually which is consideredas a disturbance during work time. READ MORE

  2. 2. Implementation of an 8-bit Dynamic Fixed-Point Convolutional Neural Network for Human Sign Language Recognition on a Xilinx FPGA Board

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för elektro- och informationsteknik

    Author : Ricardo Núñez-Prieto; [2019]
    Keywords : Artificial Intelligence; Computer Vision; Machine Learning; Convolutional Neural Networks; FPGA; Sign Language Recognition; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The goal of this thesis work is to implement a convolutional neural network on an FPGA device with the capability of recognising human sign language. The set of gestures that the neural network can identify has been taken from the Swedish sign language, and it consists of the signs used for representing the letters of the Swedish alphabet (a.k.a. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Sociophonetic Analysis of the Role of Cultural Identification in L2 English Speech Production

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Jaana Kalev; [2018]
    Keywords : Rhoticity; sociophonetics; social network theory; study abroad; cultural identification.;

    Abstract : Research in the relationship between second language (L2) production and study abroad has largely focused on establishing a connection between exchange studies and the success rate of second language acquisition. This Bachelor's thesis investigates L2 production by studying L2 English speakers' attitudes regarding the target language culture in relation to their production of a regionally typical phoneme by formulating the research question “How does cultural identification with the target language environment influence L2 phonetic production in the L1 language community?” in hopes of contributing to sociophonetic studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. “An English which is not connected to Great Britain, the USA or any other geographical region.” : How is English presented in the Swedish educational television series Pick a colour?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Victoria Fairless-Clarkson; [2017]
    Keywords : Language ideologies; English as an international language; English as a lingua franca; EFL; ESL; language teaching; educational broadcasting; Sweden.;

    Abstract : English is used worldwide as a native, second and foreign language and as a language of international communication. The uses and status of English in Sweden have been discussed in terms of its influence and ubiquity, with its presence in daily life leading some to consider English could be better described as a second, rather than foreign, language in the country. READ MORE

  5. 5. Swedish Dialect Classification using Artificial Neural Networks and Guassian Mixture Models

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för matematiska vetenskaper

    Author : Viktor Blomqvist; David Lidberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Swedish; SweDia2000; dialect classification; Gaussian mixture models; convolutional networks; artificial neural networks; deep learning; path signatures;

    Abstract : Variations due to speaker dialects are one of the main problems in automatic speechrecognition. A possible solution to this issue is to have a separate classifier identifythe dialect of a speaker and then load an appropriate speech recognition system. Thisthesis investigates classification of seven Swedish dialects based on the SweDia2000database. READ MORE