Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Speech synthesis using approximate matching of syllables

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Raghavendra, E.V. ; Int. Inst. of Inf. Technol., Hyderabad ; Yegnanarayana, B. ; Prahallad, K.

In this paper we propose a technique for a syllable based speech synthesis system. While syllable based synthesizers produce better sounding speech than diphone and phone, the coverage of all syllables is a non-trivial issue. We address the issue of coverage of syllables through approximating the syllable when the required syllable is not found. To verify our hypothesis, we conducted perceptual studies on manually modified sentences and found that our assumption is valid. Similar approaches have been used in speech synthesis and it shows that such approximation produces intelligible and better quality speech than diphone units.

Published in:

Spoken Language Technology Workshop, 2008. SLT 2008. IEEE

Date of Conference:

15-19 Dec. 2008

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.