Table of contents for Improvements in speech synthesis : COST 258 : the naturalness of synthetic speech / edited by E. Keller ... [et al.].


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Introduction
Keller, E. & Zellner Keller, B. Speech Synthesis at a Double Paradigm Shift
Improving Signal Generation
Bailly, G. The COST 258 Signal Generation Test Array
Bailly, G. A Parametric Harmonic + Noise Model
Banga, E.R., Concatenative Text-to-Speech Synthesis Based on Sinusoidal Modelling
O'Brien, D. & Monaghan, A. Shape Invariant Pitch and Time-Scale Modification of Speech Based on a Harmonic Model
Rank, E., Concatenative Speech Synthesis Using SRELP
Improving Prosody and Tonal Quality
Caelen-Haumont, G. Synthesized Speech: Towards the Search for Naturalness, or the Challenge of Semantics and Pragmatics
Dobnikar, A., Modelling the F0 Contour for Different Types of Intonation Units
Dohalska, M., Mejvaldova, J., & Dubeda, T., Prosodic Parameters of Synthetic Czech: Can we Manage without Duration and Intensity?
Duez, D. Reduction and Assimilatory Processes in Conversational French Speech: Implications for Speech Synthesis
Fackrell, J., Vereecken, H., Grover, C., Martens, J.-P. & Van Coile, B. Corpus-Based Development of Prosodic Models Across Six Languages
Gustafson, K., & House, D. Prosodic Parameters of a "Fun" Speaking Style
Monaghan, A. An Auditory Analysis of the Prosody of Fast and Slow Speech Styles in English, Dutch and German
Monaghan, A. State-of-the-Art Summary of European Research and Development in the Area of Synthetic Prosody
Montero, J.M., Gutierrez-Arriola, J., Cordoba, R., Enriquez, E. & Pardo, J.M. Spanish Emotional Speech: Towards Concatenative Synthesis
Teixeira, J. P., & Freitas, D. Acoustic Characterisation of the Tonic Syllable in Portuguese
Villar Navarro, J.M., & Lopez Gonzalo, E., Automatic Prosody Modelling of Galician and its Application to Spanish
Widera, C. Vowel Reduction in German Read Speech
Zei. B, & Archinard, M. Acoustic Patterns of Emotions.
Zellner Keller, B., & Keller, E. Representing Speech Rhythm
Improving and Supporting the Modelling Process
Breen, A. Synthesis within Multi-Modal Systems
Flach, G. Interface design for speech synthesis systems
Horak, P. Automatic Speech Segmentation Based on DTW with the Application of the Czech TTS System
Huckvale, M. The Use and Potential of Extensible Mark-up (XML) in Speech Generation
Warakagoda, N.D., and Natvig, J.E. Using the COST 249 Reference Speech Recognizer for Automatic Speech Segmentation






Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Speech synthesis