ESCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on
Speech Input/Output Assessment and Speech Databases

Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
September 20-23, 1989

Evaluation of Text-To-Speech Conversion for Dutch: From Segment to Text

Renée van Bezooijen, Louis C. W. Pols

Institute of Phonetic Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

In this contribution an overview is given of the research carried out within the SPIN-ASSP program to evaluate the quality of Dutch speech synthesis. Attention is paid to the intelligibility of single phonemes and consonant clusters, the adequacy of automatic sentence accent assignment, and the quality of synthetic speech at the text level.

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Bibliographic reference.  Bezooijen, Renée van / Pols, Louis C. W. (1989): "Evaluation of text-to-speech conversion for dutch: from segment to text", In SIOA-1989, Vol.2, 103-106.