ISCA Archive ICSLP 1992
ISCA Archive ICSLP 1992

On the development of a name pronunciation system

Bert Van Coile, Steven Leys, Luc Mortier

The synthesis of names and addresses is a difficult topic for general text-to-speech systems. Language tagging strategies and special name pronunciation rules need to be developed. In this development, databases play a crucial part. We describe the characteristics of a name database consisting of more than 500,000 Dutch, French and German entries. Some aspects of our strategy for developing name pronunciation systems are highlighted.


doi: 10.21437/ICSLP.1992-126

Cite as: Coile, B.V., Leys, S., Mortier, L. (1992) On the development of a name pronunciation system. Proc. 2nd International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP 1992), 487-490, doi: 10.21437/ICSLP.1992-126

@inproceedings{coile92_icslp,
  author={Bert Van Coile and Steven Leys and Luc Mortier},
  title={{On the development of a name pronunciation system}},
  year=1992,
  booktitle={Proc. 2nd International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP 1992)},
  pages={487--490},
  doi={10.21437/ICSLP.1992-126}
}