Speech and Language Technology in Education (SLaTE2007)

The Summit Inn, Farmington, PA, USA
October 1-3, 2007

Speech Synthesis for Educational Technology

Alan W. Black

Language Technologies Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

This paper gives an overview over the present state of the art in speech synthesis and its relationship to spoken output in education systems. The paper specifically looks at the use in general totorial systems, use in language learning and supporting new languages, and in voice conversion techniques that can produce speech similar to a specific speaker.

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Bibliographic reference.  Black, Alan W. (2007): "Speech synthesis for educational technology", In SLaTE-2007, 104-107.