ISCA Archive

The Third ESCA/COCOSDA Workshop on
Speech Synthesis

November 26-29, 1998
Jenolan Caves House, Blue Mountains, Australia

Dedicated to the memory of Christian Benoît

Bibliographic Reference

[SSW3-1998] Third ESCA/COCOSDA Workshop on Speech Synthesis, Jenolan Caves House, Blue Mountains, Australia, November 26-29, 1998, ISCA Archive,

Author Index and Quick Access to Abstracts

Abe   Adamson   d'Alessandro (11)   d'Alessandro (127)   d’Alessandro (277)   Andersen (47)   Andersen (165)   Aubergé (1)   Aubergé (11)   Aubergé (87)   Aubergé (99)   Badin   Bailly (11)   Bailly (249)   Barry   Bechet   Belrhali   Beutnagel   Black (27)   Black (77)   Black (147)   Black (305)   Bonafonte   Bosgoed   Boula de Mareüil (11)   Boula de Mareüil (127)   Breen   Bunnell   Cahn   Caley   Campbell (17)   Campbell (177)   Campbell (181)   Campbell (191)   Carvalho   Charonnat   Chennoukh   van Coile   Conkie (185)   Conkie (305)   Conkie (311)   Cronk   Damper (53)   Damper (65)   Ding   Dirksen   Doval   Dusterhoff   Dutoit   Dyhr   Edgington   Eichner   Engberg   Escalada Sardina   Fackrell   Febrer   Fujisaki   Fujisawa (181)   Fujisawa (191)   Funaki   Goldman   Grover   Gu   Gustafson   Haas   Hawkins   Heid   Hirschfeld   Hirst   Höge   Hoffmann (115)   Hoffmann (283)   Holzapfel   Hoskins   Hunt   Jackson   Jokisch   Kahn   Kain   Keller (11)   Keller (137)   Keller (329)   Kerkhoff   Kiraz   Kobayashi   Lenzo (27)   Lenzo (77)   Macon (195)   Macon (225)   Maeda   Malfrère   Marchand (53)   Marchand (65)   Martens   Masuko   Meier   Menert   Mercier   Meredith   Mertens   Miller   Miyanaga   Mizuno   Möbius (59)   Möbius (71)   Möbius (81)   Möbius (293)   Möhler (305)   Möhler (311)   Nakajima   Nielsen (47)   Nielsen (165)   Ó Néill   O'Shaughnessy   Ohno   Olive   Oliveira   Ostendorf   Padrell   Pagel (11)   Pagel (77)   Plumpe   Pols   Portele (5)   Portele (153)   Raybaudi   Rietveld   Rilliard (1)   Rilliard (87)   Rodríguez Crespo   Sanderman   Sannier   van Santen (31)   van Santen (105)   van Santen (193)   van Santen (317)   van Santen (329)   Segebarth   Shih (81)   Shih (105)   Shih (293)   Silva   Sluijter   Sonntag   Sproat   Stylianou (261)   Stylianou (267)   Swerts   Syrdal (185)   Syrdal (305)   Tamura   Taylor (27)   Taylor (147)   Terken   Tochinai   Tokuda   Torre Toledano   Trancoso   Trouvain   Venditti (31)   Venditti (293)   Venditti (317)   Vereecken   Viana   Vonwiller   Wang   Wouters   Yang   Yarrington   Yvon   Zellner (11)   Zellner (137)   Zellner (143)   Zhong  

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Table of Contents and Access to Abstracts

Session A: Assessment and Standards

Hirst, Daniel / Rilliard, Albert / Aubergé, Véronique: "Comparison of subjective evaluation and an objective evaluation metric for prosody in text-to-speech synthesis", 1-4.

Sonntag, Gerit P. / Portele, Thomas / Haas, Felicitas: "Comparing the comprehensibility of different synthetic voices in a dual task experiment", 5-10.

d'Alessandro, Christophe and ARC-B3 Partners: "Joint evaluation of text-to-speech synthesis in French within the AUPELF ARC-B3 project", 11-16.

Campbell, Nick: "Where is the information in speech? (and to what extent can it be modelled in synthesis?)", 17-20.

Mizuno, Osamu / Nakajima, Shin'ya: "Synthetic speech/sound control language: MSCL", 21-26.

Sproat, Richard / Hunt, Andrew / Ostendorf, Mari / Taylor, Paul / Black, Allan / Lenzo, Kevin / Edgington, Mike: "SABLE: A standard for TTS markup", 27-30.

Venditti, Jennifer J. / Santen, Jan P. H. van: "Modeling segmental durations for Japanese text-to-speech synthesis", 31-36.

Yang, Li-Chiung: "Contextual Effects on Syllable Duration", 37-42.

Febrer, Albert / Padrell, Jaume / Bonafonte, Antonio: "Modeling phone duration: application to Catalan TTS", 43-46.

Trouvain, Jürgen / Barry, William J. / Nielsen, Claus / Andersen, Ove: "Implications of energy declination for speech synthesis", 47-52.

Damper, Robert I. / Marchand, Y. / Adamson, M. J. / Gustafson, Kjell: "Comparative evaluation of letter-to-sound conversion techniques for English text-to-speech synthesis", 53-58.

Möbius, Bernd: "Word and syllable models for German text-to-speech synthesis", 59-64.

Damper, Robert I. / Marchand, Y.: "Improving pronunciation by analogy for text-to-speech applications", 65-70.

Kiraz, George Anton / Möbius, Bernd: "Multilingual syllabification using weighted finite-state transducers", 71-76.

Black, Alan W / Lenzo, Kevin / Pagel, Vincent: "Issues in building general letter to sound rules", 77-80.

Shih, Chilin / Möbius, Bernd: "Contextual effects on voicing profiles of German and Mandarin consonants", 81-86.

Rilliard, Albert / Aubergé, Véronique: "Reiterant speech for the evaluation of natural vs. synthetic prosody", 87-92.

Grover, C. / Fackrell, J. / Vereecken, H. / Martens, Jean-Pierre / Coile, Bert Van: "Designing prosodic databases for automatic modelling in 6 languages", 93-98.

Sannier, Frédérique / Aubergé, Véronique / Belrhali, Rabia: "How a French text-to-speech system can describe loanwords", 99-104.

Shih, Chilin / Gu, Wentao / Santen, Jan P. H. van: "Efficient adaptation of TTS duration model to new speakers", 105-110.

Dirksen, Arthur / Menert, Ludmila: "Prosody control in fluent Dutch text-to-speech", 111-114.

Jokisch, Oliver / Hirschfeld, Diane / Eichner, Matthias / Hoffmann, Rüdiger: "Creating an individual speech rhythm: a data driven approach", 115-119.

Cahn, Janet E.: "Generating pitch accent distributions that show individual and stylistic differences", 121-126.

Boula de Mareüil, Philippe / d'Alessandro, Christophe: "Text chunking for prosodic phrasing in French", 127-132.

Miller, Corey: "Individuation of postlexical phonology for speech synthesis", 133-136.

Keller, Eric / Zellner, Brigitte: "Motivations for the prosodic predictive chain", 137-142.

Zellner, Brigitte: "Temporal structures for fast and slow speech rate", 143-146.

Taylor, Paul / Black, Alan W. / Caley, Richard: "The architecture of the Festival speech synthesis system", 147-152.

Portele, Thomas: "JUst CONcatenation - A Corpus-based Approach and its Limits", 153-158.

Carvalho, Pedro M. / Oliveira, Luís C. / Trancoso, Isabel M. / Viana, M. Céu: "Concatenative speech synthesis for European Portuguese", 159-164.

Andersen, Ove / Dyhr, N.-J. / Engberg, I. S. / Nielsen, C.: "Synthesising short vowels from their long counterparts in a concatenative based text-to-speech system", 165-170.

Bunnell, H. Timothy / Hoskins, Steven R. / Yarrington, Debra M.: "A biphone constrained concatenation method for diphone synthesis", 171-176.

Campbell, Nick: "Foreign Language Speech System", 177-180.

Fujisawa, Ken / Campbell, Nick: "Prosody-based unit selection for Japanese speech synthesis", 181-184.

Beutnagel, Mark / Conkie, Alistair / Syrdal, Ann K.: "Diphone synthesis using unit selection", 185-190.

Ding, Wen / Fujisawa, Ken / Campbell, Nick: "Improving speech synthesis of CHATR using a perceptual discontinuity function and constraints of prosodic modification", 191-194.

Macon, Michael W. / Cronk, Andrew E. / Wouters, Johan: "Generalization and discrimination in tree-structured unit selection", 195-200.

Breen, Andrew P. / Jackson, Peter: "Non-uniform unit selection and the similarity metric within BT’s Laureate TTS system", 201-206.

Torre Toledano, D. / Rodríguez Crespo, M. A. / Escalada Sardina, J. G.: "Trying to mimic human segmentation of speech using HMM and fuzzy logic post-correction rules", 207-212.

Sluijter, Agaath / Bosgoed, E. / Kerkhoff, J. / Meier, E. / Rietveld, Toni / Sanderman, A. / Swerts, Marc / Terken, Jacques: "Evaluation of speech synthesis systems for Dutch in telecommunication applications", 213-218.

Heid, Sebastian / Hawkins, Sarah: "PROCSY: A hybrid approach to high-quality formant synthesis using HLSyn", 219-224.

Kain, Alexander / Macon, Mike: "Personalizing a speech synthesizer by voice adaptation", 225-230.

Plumpe, M. / Meredith, S.: "Which is more important in a concatenative text to speech system - pitch, duration, or spectral discontinuity?", 231-236.

Silva, C. / Chennoukh, S.: "Estimation of articulatory parameter trajectory from speech acoustic dynamics", 237-242.

Charonnat, L. / Ó-Néill, G. / Mercier, Guy: "An Irish speech synthesiser", 243-248.

Badin, Pierre / Bailly, Gérard / Raybaudi, M. / Segebarth, C.: "A three-dimensional linear articulatory model based on MRI data", 249-254.

Funaki, Keiichi / Miyanaga, Yoshikazu / Tochinai, Koji: "On subband analysis based on glottal-ARMAX speech model", 255-260.

Stylianou, Yannis: "Concatenative speech synthesis using a harmonic plus noise model", 261-266.

Stylianou, Yannis: "Removing phase mismatches in concatenative speech synthesis", 267-272.

Tamura, Masatsune / Masuko, Takashi / Tokuda, Keiichi / Kobayashi, Takao: "Speaker adaptation for HMM-based speech synthesis system using MLLR", 273-276.

d’Alessandro, Christophe / Doval, Boris: "Experiments in voice quality modification of natural speech signals: the spectral approach", 277-282.

Holzapfel, Martin / Hoffmann, Rüdiger / Höge, Harald: "A wavelet-domain PSOLA approach", 283-286.

Zhong, Jialin / Olive, Joseph: "Cloning synthetic talking heads", 287-292.

Santen, Jan P. H. van / Möbius, Bernd / Venditti, Jennifer J. / Shih, Chilin: "Description of the Bell Labs Intonation System", 293-298.

Fujisaki, Hiroya / Ohno, Sumio / Wang, Changfu: "A command-response model for F0 contour generation in multilingual speech synthesis", 299-304.

Syrdal, Ann K. / Möhler, Gregor / Dusterhoff, Kurt / Conkie, Alistair / Black, Alan W.: "Three methods of intonation modeling", 305-310.

Möhler, Gregor / Conkie, Alistair: "Parametric modeling of intonation using vector quantization", 311-316.

Venditti, Jennifer J. / Maeda, Kazuaki / Santen, Jan P. H. van: "Modeling Japanese boundary pitch movements for speech synthesis", 317-322.

Malfrère, F. / Dutoit, Thierry / Mertens, Piet: "Automatic prosody generation using suprasegmental unit selection", 323-328.

Santen, Jan P.H. van / Pols, Louis C.W. / Abe, Masanobu / Kahn, Dan / Keller, Eric / Vonwiller, Julie: "Report on the Third ESCA TTS Workshop evaluation procedure", 329-332.