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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780444891150
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
  • Publication date: 1/1/1992
  • Pages: 524

Table of Contents

Synthesis Methods. Speech synthesis methods: Homage to Dennis Klatt (K.N. Stevens). Synthesis models: A discussion (E. Moulines). From data to rules (L.F.M. ten Bosch). On modelling the phonology phonetics interface for articulatory synthesis (H.J. Cedergren, G. Boulianne, D. Archambault). "Synthesis-by-rule" without segments or rewrite-rules (J. Coleman). A generation model of formant trajectories at variable speaking rates (S. Imaizumi, S. Kiritani). Spectral transitions in rule-based and diphone synthesis (D. O'Shaughnessy). On the basic scheme and algorithms in non-uniform speech synthesis (K. Takeda, K. Abe, Y. Sagisaka). Linguistic Processing. Text processing for text-to-speech synthesis (D. O'Shaughnessy). Prosodic phrasing in Swedish speech synthesis (G. Bruce, B. Granström, D. House). Syntactic neural networks for bi-directional text-phonetics translation (S.M. Lucas, R.I. Damper). Heuristic strategies for the higher-level analysis of unrestricted text (A.I.C. Monaghan). A framework for morphological and syntactic analysis and its application in a text-to-speech system for German (T. Russi). Novel-word pronunciation within a text-to-speech system (K.P.H. Sullivan, R.I. Damper). Prosody. Prediction of prosody: An overview (D. Hirst). A comment on the prediction of prosody (R. Collier). Automatic Learning. Syllable-based segmental duration (W.N. Campbell). Prosodic processing in a text-to-speech synthesis system using a database and learning procedures (F. Emerard, L. Mortamet, A. Cozannet). Linguistic properties in the control of segmental duration for speech synthesis (N. Kaiki, K. Takeda, Y. Sagisaka). Tree-based modelling of segmentaldurations (M.D. Riley). Deriving text-to-speech durations from natural speech (J.P.H. van Santen). F0 generation with a database of natural F0 patterns and with a neural network (C. Traber). Methodology and Models. Developing a structured lexicon for synthesis of prosody (V. Aubergé). Automatic labelling of large prosodic databases: Tools, methodology and links with a text-to-speech system (G. Bailly, T. Barbe, H. Wang). A prosodic model for French text-to-speech synthesis: A psycholinguistic approach (V. Pasdeloup). Prosody and Discourse. The punctuation and perception of read and spontaneous prosody: An application to speech synthesis (I. Guaïtella, S. Santi). Using discourse context to guide pitch accent decisions in synthetic speech (J. Hirschberg). System Design. Rule compilers and text-to-speech systems (G. Bailly). The MULTIVOX multilingual text-to-speech converter (G. Olaszy, G. Gordos, G. Németh). Concept representation for synthetic speech output system (Y. Yamashita, N. Mizutani, R. Mizoguchi). Speech Assessment. Assessment of synthetic speech (A. Fourcin). On the assessment of synthetic speech (C. Benoît, L.C.W. Pols). Segmental evaluation using the Esprit/SAM test procedures and monosyllabic words (R. Carlson, B. Granström, L. Nord). Segmental quality assessment by pseudo-words (A. Falaschi). Visual Speech. Visual speech synthesis (R. Descout). Speech by eye (D.W. Massaro, M.M. Cohen). A set of French visemes for visual speech synthesis (C. Benoît, T. Lallouache, T. Mohamadi, C. Abry). Computer graphics synthesis of talking faces (N.M. Brooke). Author Index.
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