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2004
Springer
10 years 9 days ago
Modeling Prosodic Structures in Linguistically Enriched Environments
A significant challenge in Text-to-Speech (TtS) synthesis is the formulation of the prosodic structures (phrase breaks, pitch accents, phrase accents and boundary tones) of uttera...
Gerasimos Xydas, Dimitris Spiliotopoulos, Georgios...
TSD
2004
Springer
10 years 9 days ago
Building a Dependency-Based Grammar for Parsing Informal Mathematical Discourse
Discourse in formal domains, such as mathematics, is characterized by a mixture of telegraphic natural language and embedded formal expressions. Little is known about the suitabil...
Magdalena Wolska, Ivana Kruijff-Korbayová
TSD
2004
Springer
10 years 9 days ago
Looking at the Last Two Turns, I'd Say This Dialogue Is Doomed - Measuring Dialogue Success
Two sets of linguistic features are developed: The first one to estimate if a single step in a dialogue between a human being and a machine is successful or not. The second set to...
Stefan Steidl, Christian Hacker, Christine Ruff, A...
TSD
2004
Springer
10 years 9 days ago
Balancing Manual and Automatic Indexing for Retrieval of Paper Abstracts
Kwangcheol Shin, Sang-Yong Han, Alexander F. Gelbu...
TSD
2004
Springer
10 years 9 days ago
Towards Lower Error Rates in Phoneme Recognition
We investigate techniques for acoustic modeling in automatic recognition of context-independent phoneme strings from the TIMIT database. The baseline phoneme recognizer is based on...
Petr Schwarz, Pavel Matejka, Jan Cernocký
TSD
2004
Springer
10 years 9 days ago
Slovak Speech Database for Experiments and Application Building in Unit-Selection Speech Synthesis
Abstract. After the years of hesitation the conservative Slovak telecommunication market seems to become conscious of the need of voice driven services. In the last year, all the t...
Milan Rusko, Marián Trnka, Sachia Darz&aacu...
TSD
2004
Springer
10 years 9 days ago
Advanced Prosody Modelling
Abstract. A formal prosody model is proposed together with its application in a text-to-speech system. The model is based on a generative of abstract prosodic functionally involved...
Jan Romportl, Jindrich Matousek, Daniel Tihelka
TSD
2004
Springer
10 years 9 days ago
A Speaker Clustering Algorithm for Fast Speaker Adaptation in Continuous Speech Recognition
In this paper a speaker adaptation methodology is proposed, which first automatically determines a number of speaker clusters in the training material, then estimates the paramete...
Luis Javier Rodríguez, Inés Torres
TSD
2004
Springer
10 years 9 days ago
Dynamic Unit Selection for Very Low Bit Rate Coding at 500 bits/sec
This paper presents a new unit selection process for Very Low Bit Rate speech encoding around 500 bits/sec. The encoding is based on speech recognition and speech synthesis technol...
Marc Padellini, François Capman, Genevi&egr...
TSD
2004
Springer
10 years 9 days ago
A New Multi-modal Database for Developing Speech Recognition Systems for an Assistive Technology Application
In this paper we report on the acquisition and content of a new database intended for developing audio-visual speech recognition systems. This database supports a speaker dependen...
António Moura, Diamantino Freitas, Vitor Pe...
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