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Text to Speech Synthesis: New Paradigms and Advances

Text to Speech Synthesis: New Paradigms and Advances

by Shrikanth Narayanan, Abeer Alwan
     
 
Recent advances in speech synthesis will enable the development of high-quality natural voice systems with broad application in education, business, entertainment, and medicine. Text to Speech Synthesis is the first book to comprehensively document these new research trends and paradigms, balancing coverage of research and applications. It brings together seminal

Overview

Recent advances in speech synthesis will enable the development of high-quality natural voice systems with broad application in education, business, entertainment, and medicine. Text to Speech Synthesis is the first book to comprehensively document these new research trends and paradigms, balancing coverage of research and applications. It brings together seminal research by leaders in the field, drawn from both academic and industrial laboratories worldwide. The authors and editors offer broad coverage of several key areas, including new unit selection approaches, speech representations and modeling, data-driven synthesis schemes, and expressive speech synthesis. This is an essential resource for all researchers working in speech synthesis and related areas such as multimedia signal processing, linguistics, and spoken user interfaces. It will also be valuable to any engineer, developer, or manager who must evaluate the latest speech technologies or integrate them into practical applications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131456617
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
08/03/2004
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.22(w) x 9.64(h) x 0.91(d)

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