Sixth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing
(ICSLP 2000)

Beijing, China
October 16-20, 2000

The Design and Application of a Speech Database for Chinese TTS System

Muhua Lv, Lianhong Cai

Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

The design and application of a speech database for Mandarin TTS system is presented in this paper. To build a scientific, versatile speech database to meet the call for improving the quality of synthesis units and enhancing previous prosodic models, is the main point of the research. The database structure and contents and the methodology for creating similar database are described, and also some statistics and some research based on the database.

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Bibliographic reference.  Lv, Muhua / Cai, Lianhong (2000): "The design and application of a speech database for Chinese TTS system", In ICSLP-2000, vol.3, 378-381.