Speech Technologies for Health will provide the students with knowledge on:
· the speech production and perception mechanisms and the linguistic categories of the voice
· the state of the art and fundamentals of speech and audio coders, speech recognition, speech synthesis or text-to-speech, speaker recognition and dialogue systems
· their applications to health
They will also acquire abilities to:
· initiate research work in speech and audio coding, speech recognition, speech synthesis or text-to-speech, speaker recognition and natural language processing
· to apply the previous knowledge to pose research questions on their applications to health
CB6 Having and understanding the knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity to be original in the development and/or application of ideas, often in a research context
CB7 Students know how to apply their acquired knowledge and problem-solving skills in new or unfamiliar settings within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study.
CB8 Students are able to integrate knowledge and to face the complexity of making judgments based on information that, being incomplete or limited, includes reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments.
CB9 Students know how to communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and ultimate reasons behind them to specialised and non-specialised audiences in a clear and unambiguous way.
CB10 Students have the learning skills that will enable them to continue studying in a way that will be largely self- directed or autonomous.
CG2 Ability to apply the knowledge of skills and research methods related to engineering.
CG3 Ability to apply the knowledge of research skills and methods related to Life Sciences.
CG4 Ability to contribute to the widening of the frontiers of knowledge through an original research, part of which merits publication referenced at an international level.
CG5 Ability to perform a critical analysis and an evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas.
CG6 Ability to communicate with the academic and scientific community and with society in general about their fields of knowledge in the modes and languages commonly used in their international scientific community.
CE8 Ability to easily handle with the mathematical concepts and foundations necessary for the analysis, design and implementation of automatic learning algorithms for their operation under given specifications and in particular, in the field of speech and natural language processing.
CE9 Ability in the handling of advanced automatic learning techniques for their application in the field of biomedicine.