Third International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP 94)

Yokohama, Japan
September 18-22, 1994

PROTRAN: A Prosody Transplantation Tool for Text-To-Speech Applications

Bert Van Coile (1,2), L. Van Tichelen (1), Annemie Vorstermans (1,2), J. W. Jang (1), M. Staessen (1)

(1) Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products, Ieper, Belgium
(2) ELIS, University of Gent, Belgium

This paper describes the technique of Prosody Transplantation, its advantages and disadvantages. Special attention is paid to a development tool, called ProTran. This integrated tool running under MS- Windows was designed to automate and speed-up all steps that are involved in the prosody transplantation process.

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Bibliographic reference.  Coile, Bert Van / Tichelen, L. Van / Vorstermans, Annemie / Jang, J. W. / Staessen, M. (1994): "PROTRAN: a prosody transplantation tool for text-to-speech applications", In ICSLP-1994, 423-426.