Papers

Convolutional Transformer for Neural Speech Coding

International Conference
2021~
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2023-10-16 18:49
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200
Authors : Hong-Goo Kang, W. Bastiaan Kleijn, Jan Skoglund, Michael Chinen

Year : 2023

Publisher / Conference : Audio Engineering Society Convention

Research area : Speech Signal Processing, Coding

Presentation : None

In this paper, we propose a Convolutional-Transformer speech codec which utilizes stacks of convolutions and self-attention layers to remove redundant information at the downsampling and upsampling blocks of a U-Net-style encoder-decoder neural codec architecture. We design the Transformers to use channel and temporal attention with any number of attention stages and heads while maintaining causality. This allows us to take into consideration the characteristics of the input vectors and flexibly utilize temporal and channel-wise relationships at different scales when encoding the salient information that is present in speech. This enables our model to reduce the dimensionality of its latent embeddings and improve its quantization efficiency while maintaining quality. Experimental results demonstrate that our approach achieves significantly better performance than convolution-only baselines.
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