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Isak Gath

Biomedical Engineering
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology


M.D. 1964 Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University, Jerusalem D.I.C. 1970 Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London D.Sc. 1975 Electrical Engineering, Technion-IIT, Haifa

Research Interest

One focus of our research program is on speech processing, with a special stress on the biological aspects of speech. We are interested in the mechanism by which human listeners achieve speaker recognition. An analysis/synthesis model of the speech production system has been implemented, in order to study the effects of various speech parameters on the rate of speaker recognition (using psycho-acoustic experiments). We are also studying the effects of mental stress on speech.

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