Faculty of Economic Sciences and Information Technology@VTC

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Faculty of Economic Sciences and Information Technology@VTC


Recent Submissions

  • Sekhampu, T.J. (Academic Journals [© 2010 Academic Journals], 2012)
    South Africa’s world revered democratic transition lies more than a decade in the past, a period long enough to evaluate past achievements and challenges. The study reported here provides a snapshot like view of poverty ...
  • Garnett, A; Bevan-Dye, A.L; De Klerk, N (Academic Journals [© 2010 Academic Journals], 2011)
    The notion of deliberate versus emergent strategy has long been debated. However, researchers have failed to show which method will bring about an increase in organisational performance, which is the bottom line for business ...
  • Metze, Florian; Anguera, Xavier; Barnard, Etienne; Davel, Marelie; Gravier, Guillaume (Elsevier, 2014)
    In this paper, we describe several approaches to language-independent spoken term detection and compare their performance on a common task, namely “Spoken Web Search”. The goal of this part of the MediaEval initiative is ...
  • Van Niekerk, Daniel R; Barnard, Etienne (Elsevier, 2014)
    Pitch is a fundamental acoustic feature of speech and as such needs to be determined during the process of speech synthesis. While a range of communicative functions are attributed to pitch variation in speech of all ...
  • De Vries, Nic J; Davel, Davel, Marelie Hattingh; Badenhorst, Jaco; Basson, Willem D; De Wet, Febe; Barnard, Etienne; De Waal, Alta (Elsevier, 2014)
    Acoustic data collection for automatic speech recognition (ASR) purposes is a particularly challenging task when working with under-resourced languages, many of which are found in the developing world. We provide a brief ...
  • Besacier, Laurent; Barnard, Etienne; Karpov, Alexey; Schultz, Tanja (Elsevier, 2014)
    Speech processing for under-resourced languages is an active field of research, which has experienced significant progress during the past decade. We propose, in this paper, a survey that focuses on automatic speech ...

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