Category Archives: Computer Pragmatics

Installing HTK on 64-bit Architectures

In the following I again rescued a helpful blog entry from markstoehr.com, which I think needs to be rescued for the future world: HTK is an important speech recognition tool maintained and founded by the Cambridge University Engineering Department. Once … Continue reading

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Fixing HTK Error 2226

In the following I am showing how to fix error 2226 occuring during HRest initialization training, when you don’t know where it comes from. The stated solution was copied from Google Cache, since the original Voiceforge forum post is not … Continue reading

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Python: Get Indices of List Elements According to Filter Condition

Python (without additional libraries or toolkits like numpy) is still lacking a convenient method to access indices of list elements according to a manually defined filter. We know this functionality from Matlab or numpy. This function makes these toolkits very … Continue reading

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Elaborating about Tomboy Usage Ideas

Tomboy is a nice and usefull note taking app. It is well known among Linux users, since it often comes preinstalled with several Linux distributions. Nonetheless, it runs on Windows or Mac OSX, too, and thus has wide plattform support. … Continue reading

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A powerful unused feature of Python: function annotations.

Originally posted on Manuel Cerón:
Something I’ve always missed when using Python (and dynamically typed languages in general) is nice tooling support. C# and Java have powerful IDEs that can improve your productivity significantly. Some people say that IDEs are a…

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Learning programming quickly on Android

I wish you all the best for the new year 2016! I just wanted to share a nice app with you. It’s for learning programming languages to go on your mobile: Python: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sololearn.python C++: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sololearn.cplusplus PHP: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sololearn.php I even go … Continue reading

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Convolute WAV audio files with impulse responses using Matlab/Octave

Today I was searching for an impulse response, which would make some clean audio files with speech sound like a telephone call. A dutch guy made some great work in that respect. He created many impulse responses from old analog … Continue reading

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