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ACL
2012
10 years 2 months ago
INPRO_iSS: A Component for Just-In-Time Incremental Speech Synthesis
We present a component for incremental speech synthesis (iSS) and a set of applications that demonstrate its capabilities. This component can be used to increase the responsivity ...
Timo Baumann, David Schlangen
ICASSP
2011
IEEE
11 years 3 months ago
HNM-based MFCC+F0 extractor applied to statistical speech synthesis
Currently, the statistical framework based on Hidden Markov Models (HMMs) plays a relevant role in speech synthesis, while voice conversion systems based on Gaussian Mixture Model...
Daniel Erro, Iñaki Sainz, Eva Navas, Inma H...
ICASSP
2011
IEEE
11 years 3 months ago
An analysis of machine translation and speech synthesis in speech-to-speech translation system
This paper provides an analysis of the impacts of machine translation and speech synthesis on speech-to-speech translation systems. The speech-to-speech translation system consist...
Kei Hashimoto, Junichi Yamagishi, William J. Byrne...
UAIS
2010
11 years 6 months ago
Auditory universal accessibility of data tables using naturally derived prosody specification
Abstract Text documents usually embody visually oriented meta-information in the form of complex visual structures, such as tables. The semantics involved in such objects result in...
Dimitris Spiliotopoulos, Gerasimos Xydas, Georgios...
INTERSPEECH
2010
11 years 6 months ago
Excitation modeling based on waveform interpolation for HMM-based speech synthesis
It is generally known that a well-designed excitation produces high quality signals in hidden Markov model (HMM)-based speech synthesis systems. This paper proposes a novel techni...
June Sig Sung, Doo Hwa Hong, Kyung Hwan Oh, Nam So...
INTERSPEECH
2010
11 years 6 months ago
Text-based unstressed syllable prediction in Mandarin
Recently, an increasing attention has been paid to Mandarin word stress which is important for improving the naturalness of speech synthesis. Most of the research on Mandarin spee...
Ya Li, Jianhua Tao, Meng Zhang, Shifeng Pan, Xiaoy...
SPEECH
2011
11 years 6 months ago
The Romanian speech synthesis (RSS) corpus: Building a high quality HMM-based speech synthesis system using a high sampling rate
This paper first introduces a newly-recorded high quality Romanian speech corpus designed for speech synthesis, called “RSS”, along with Romanian front-end text processing mo...
Adriana Stan, Junichi Yamagishi, Simon King, Matth...
ICASSP
2010
IEEE
11 years 10 months ago
Simple methods for improving speaker-similarity of HMM-based speech synthesis
In this paper we revisit some basic configuration choices of HMMbased speech synthesis, such as waveform sampling rate, auditory frequency warping scale and the logarithmic scali...
Junichi Yamagishi, Simon King
IEICET
2007
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11 years 11 months ago
Two-Band Excitation for HMM-Based Speech Synthesis
⎯The optimum maximum voiced frequency (MVF) estimation-based two-band excitation for hidden Markov model-based speech synthesis is presented. An analysis-by-synthesis scheme is a...
Sang-Jin Kim, Minsoo Hahn
MIS
2006
Springer
159views Multimedia» more  MIS 2006»
11 years 11 months ago
Personalized avatars for mobile entertainment
LiveMail is a prototype system that allows mobile subscribers to communicate using personalized 3D face models created from images taken by their phone cameras. The user takes a s...
Tomislav Kosutic, Miran Mosmondor, Ivan Andrisek, ...
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