EUROSPEECH '97
5th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology

Rhodes, Greece
September 22-25, 1997


Synthesis of Fricative Consonants by Audiovisual-To-Articulatory Inversion

Khaled Mawass, Pierre Badin, Gérard Bailly

Institut de la Communication Parlee 46, Grenoble, France

We present here results of audio-visual to articulatory inversion for French fricatives embedded into VCVs. The inversion technique is evaluated using both experimental and synthetic data. The final synthesis is assessed by a perceptual categorisation test. Synthetic stimuli have similar scores as natural ones.

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Bibliographic reference.  Mawass, Khaled / Badin, Pierre / Bailly, Gérard (1997): "Synthesis of fricative consonants by audiovisual-to-articulatory inversion", In EUROSPEECH-1997, 1359-1362.