An Introduction to Text-to-Speech Synthesis / Edition 1

An Introduction to Text-to-Speech Synthesis / Edition 1

by Thierry Dutoit, T. Dutoit
     
 

ISBN-10: 1402003692

ISBN-13: 9781402003691

Pub. Date: 11/30/2001

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

This is the first book to treat two areas of speech synthesis: natural language processing and the inherent problems it presents for speech synthesis; and digital signal processing, with an emphasis on the concatenative approach. The text guides the reader through the material in a step-by-step easy-to-follow way. The book will be of interest to researchers and

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This is the first book to treat two areas of speech synthesis: natural language processing and the inherent problems it presents for speech synthesis; and digital signal processing, with an emphasis on the concatenative approach. The text guides the reader through the material in a step-by-step easy-to-follow way. The book will be of interest to researchers and students in phonetics and speech communication, in both academia and industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402003691
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
11/30/2001
Series:
Text, Speech and Language Technology Series, #3
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
Pages:
285
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures. Foreword. Preface. 1. Introduction. Part One: From Text to its Narrow Phonetic Transcription. 2. Grammars, Inference, Parsing, and Transduction. 3. NLP Architectures for TTS Synthesis. 4. Morpho-Syntactic Analysis. 5. Automatic Phonetization. 6. Automatic Prosody Generation. Part Two: From Narrow Phonetic Transcription to Speech. 7. Synthesis Strategies. 8. Linear Prediction Synthesis. 9. Hybrid Harmonic/ Stochastic Synthesis. 10. Time-Domain Algorithms. 11. Conclusions and Perspectives. Index.

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