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Multilingual Text-to-Speech Synthesis

The Bell Labs Approach

Editors: Sproat, Richard (Ed.)

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Multilingual Text-to-Speech Synthesis: The Bell Labs Approach is the first monograph-length description of the Bell Labs work on multilingual text-to-speech synthesis. Every important aspect of the system is described, including text analysis, segmental timing, intonation and synthesis. There is also a discussion of evaluation methodologies, as well as a chapter outlining some future areas of research. While the book focuses on the Bell Labs approach to the various problems of converting from text into speech, other approaches are discussed and compared. Thus, this book serves both the function of providing a single reference to an important strand of research in multilingual synthesis, while at the same time providing a source of information on current trends in the field.
Chapters in this work were contributed by Richard Sproat, Jan van Santen, Bernd Möbius, Chilin Shih, Joseph Olive, Evelyne Tzoukermann, all of Bell Labs, and Kazuaki Maeda of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Multilingual Text-to-Speech Synthesis
Book Subtitle
The Bell Labs Approach
Editors
  • Richard Sproat
Copyright
1997
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-8027-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 300
Topics