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Deep Syntactic Analysis and Rule Based Accentuation in Text-to-Speech Synthesis

TitleDeep Syntactic Analysis and Rule Based Accentuation in Text-to-Speech Synthesis
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsSuni, A, Vainio, M
EditorSojka, P, Horák, A, Kopeček, I, Pala, K
Book TitleText, Speech and Dialogue
Series TitleLecture Notes in Computer Science
Volume5246
Pagination535-542
PublisherSpringer
CityBerlin / Heidelberg
ISBN Number978-3-540-87390-7
Abstract

With the emergence of the HMM-synthesis paradigm, producing natural, expressive prosody has become viable in speech synthesis. This paper describes the development of rule-based prominence prediction model for Finnish Text-to-Speech system, based on deep syntactic analysis and discourse structure.

DOI10.1007/978-3-540-87391-4_68