[speex-dev] Some simple questions

Jean-Marc Valin Jean-Marc.Valin at USherbrooke.ca
Mon Sep 22 11:36:33 PDT 2003

> How big are speex "chunks?"  Are we talking about groups of seconds, 
> or fractions of seconds?  If they're small enough, that might make 
> Speex a good solution for speech generation, given a large enough 
> fragment dictionary... hrm.

Speex frames ("chunks") are 20 ms long. However, you can compress single
frames efficiently using Speex, because Speex makes use of the previous
frame(s) when encoding a frame.


Jean-Marc Valin, M.Sc.A., ing. jr.
LABORIUS (http://www.gel.usherb.ca/laborius)
Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada

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