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

Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
September 20-23, 1989

Test Items for Evaluating Quality of Synthetic Speech

Shizuo Hiki

School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Tokorozawa, Japan

A framework of paradigm, for evaluating techniques for speech processing in man-machine interface through spoken language has been settled, taking into account factors involved in the stages such as mode of transmission of language information, styles of use of speech input/output, type of information, dimensions representing effects of use, items of evaluation for these dimensions, factors affecting measurement, and parameters useful for constructing scale of evaluation.

Full Paper

Bibliographic reference.  Hiki, Shizuo (1989): "Test items for evaluating quality of synthetic speech", In SIOA-1989, Vol.2, 227-228.