• K. Sreenivasa RaoEmail author
  • V. Ramu Reddy
  • Sudhamay Maity
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This chapter provides brief introduction about language identification and its applications. General issues in language identification, language-specific cues in speech signal, specific issues in identification of Indian languages, scope of the work, issues addressed and organization of the book are discussed in this chapter.


Language identification Indian languages Implicit language identification Explicit language identification Issues in language identification Speech features for language identification Cues for language identification 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Sreenivasa Rao
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. Ramu Reddy
    • 2
  • Sudhamay Maity
    • 3
  1. 1.Indian Institute of Technology KharagpurKharagpurIndia
  2. 2.Innovation Lab KolkataKolkataIndia
  3. 3.Indian Institute of Technology KharagpurKharagpurIndia

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