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7th ISCA Workshop on Speech Synthesis

Kyoto, Japan
22-24 September 2010









Poster Sessions


Implementation of VTLN for statistical speech synthesis
Lakshmi Saheer, John Dines, Philip N. Garner, Hui Liang

Do prosodic cues influence uncertainty perception in articulatory speech synthesis?
Eva Lasarcyk, Charlotte Wollermann

An unified and automatic approach of Mandarin HTS system
Yong Guan, Jilei Tian, Yi-Jian Wu, Junichi Yamagishi, Jani Nurminen

Synthesis of listener vocalisations with imposed intonation contours
Sathish Pammi, Marc Schröder, Marcela Charfuelan, Oytun Türk, Ingmar Steiner

An investigation of the impact of speech transcript errors on HMM voices
Jinfu Ni, Hisashi Kawai

An HMM-based singing style modeling system for singing voice synthesizers
Keijiro Saino, Makoto Tachibana, Hideki Kenmochi

Lombard effect mimicking
Dong-Yan Huang, Susanto Rahardja, Ee Ping Ong

Unsupervised prosody labeling for constructing Mandarin TTS
Chen Yu Chiang, Sin-Horng Chen, Yih-Ru Wang

Analysis and synthesis of hypo- and hyperarticulated speech
Benjamin Picart, Thomas Drugman, Thierry Dutoit

Evaluating prosody in synthetic speech with online (eye-tracking) and offline (rating) methods
Rajakrishnan Rajkumar, Michael White, Shari R. Speer, Kiwako Ito

Refined statistical model tuning for speech synthesis
Xu Shao, Vincent Pollet, Andrew Breen

High quality TTS voices within one day
Didier Cadic, Christophe d'Alessandro

Nativization of English words in Spanish using analogy
Tatyana Polyákova, Antonio Bonafonte

Automatic prosodic labeling of accent information for Japanese spoken sentences
Asami Yamamoto, Kazuhiro Suzuki, Kook Cho, Yoichi Yamashita

An automatic pitch model with distance function
Mohamed Abou-Zleikha, Peter Cahill, Julie Carson-Berndsen

Considering readability in text-to-speech recording script design
Minghui Dong, Ling Cen, Paul Chan, Haizhou Li

Letter-based speech synthesis
Oliver Watts, Junichi Yamagishi, Simon King

Joint prosodic and segmental unit selection for expressive speech synthesis
Christophe Veaux, Pierre Lanchantin, Xavier Rodet

Speech synthesis in the mobile user interface
Pieter E. Scholtz, Justus C. Roux, Jacques P. du Toit

Comparison of formant enhancement methods for HMM-based speech synthesis
Tuomo Raitio, Antti Suni, Hannu Pulakka, Martti Vainio, Paavo Alku

EM-HTS: real-time HMM-based Malay emotional speech synthesis
Mumtaz B. Mustafa, Raja N. Ainon, Roziati Zainuddin

High level emotional speech morphing using STRAIGHT
Dong-Yan Huang, Susanto Rahardja, Ee Ping Ong

Adding speaking style to a TTS system
Jean-Philippe Goldman, Sophie Roekhaut, Anne Catherine Simon

Synthesizing fast speech by implementing multi-phone units in unit selection speech synthesis
Donata Moers, Igor Jauk, Bernd Möbius, Petra Wagner

Improved generation of prosodic features in HMM-based Mandarin speech synthesis
Miaomiao Wang, Miaomiao Wen, Daisuke Saito, Keikichi Hirose, Nobuaki Minematsu

An HMM-based speech synthesiser using glottal post-filtering
João P. Cabral, Steve Renals, Korin Richmond, Junichi Yamagishi

A study of lexical stress patterns in unit selection synthesis
Yeon-Jun Kim, Mark C. Beutnagel

Automatic prominence annotation of a German speech synthesis corpus: towards prominence-based prosody generation for unit selection synthesis
Andreas Windmann, Petra Wagner, Fabio Tamburini, Denis Arnold, Catharine Oertel


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Tutorials

Concatenative Speech Synthesis

Voice Conversion

Statistical Parametric Speech Synthesis

Expressive Speech Synthesis

Evaluation and Applications

Prosody and Conversation

Multi-Lingual Speech Synthesis

Selected Topics

Poster Sessions