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Advances in voice quality measurement in modern telecommunications

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dc.contributor.author Mahdi, Abdulhussain E.
dc.contributor.author Picovici, Dorel
dc.date.accessioned 2014-10-28T12:21:24Z
dc.date.available 2014-10-28T12:21:24Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/4107
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Quality of service (QoS) is a measure of a communication network performance that reflects the transmission quality and service availability as perceived by the users. In the context of telecommunications, voice communication quality is the most visible and important aspects to QoS, and the ability to monitor and design for this quality should be a top priority. Voice quality refers to the clearness Or a speaker's voice as perceived by a listener. Its measurement offers a means of adding the human end-user's perspective to traditional ways of performing network management evaluation of voice telephony services. Traditionally, measurement of users' perception of voice quality has been performed by expensive and time-consuming subjective listening tests. Over the last decade, numerous attempts have been made to supplement subjective tests with objective measurements based on algorithms that can be computerised and automated. This paper examines some of the technicalities associated with voice duality Measurement, and presents a review of current subjective and objective voice quality measurement methods and standards as applied to telecommunication systems and devices, with particular focus on recent and internationally standardised methods. (c) 2007 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Digital Signal Processing;19 (1), pp. 79-103
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsp.2007.11.006
dc.rights This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Digital Signal Processing. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Digital Signal Processing, 19 (1), pp. 79-103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsp.2007.11.006. en_US
dc.subject voice quality en_US
dc.subject voice quality measurement (VQM) en_US
dc.subject subjective listening test en_US
dc.subject objective voice quality measure en_US
dc.subject quality of service (QoS) en_US
dc.subject coders en_US
dc.title Advances in voice quality measurement in modern telecommunications en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2014-10-21T17:13:13Z
dc.description.version In press
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1130080
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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