INTERSPEECH 2004 - ICSLP
8th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing

Jeju Island, Korea
October 4-8, 2004

A Genetic Algorithm for Unit Selection based Speech Synthesis

Rohit Kumar

International Institute of Information Technology, India

We describe the use of a Genetic Algorithm (GA) for the Unit Selection problem, which is essentially a search/optimization problem. The various operators for the GA have been defined and comparison with optimization reached by hill climbing approaches is presented.

Full Paper

Bibliographic reference.  Kumar, Rohit (2004): "A genetic algorithm for unit selection based speech synthesis", In INTERSPEECH-2004, 1233-1236.