ISCA Archive SpeechProsody 2002
ISCA Archive SpeechProsody 2002

The synthesis of cartoon emotional speech

Pierre-Yves Oudeyer

Recent years have been marked by the increasing development of personal robots such as small pets or humanoids, often having young and cartoon like personalities. A key feature they currently lack is the ability to speak in a emotional life-like manner. We present here a technology that makes this possible by using concatenative speech synthesis.

Cite as: Oudeyer, P.-Y. (2002) The synthesis of cartoon emotional speech. Proc. Speech Prosody 2002, 551-554

  author={Pierre-Yves Oudeyer},
  title={{The synthesis of cartoon emotional speech}},
  booktitle={Proc. Speech Prosody 2002},