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Woerterbuchforschungen : Speech Research - Vincent J. van Heuven

Woerterbuchforschungen

Speech Research

By: Vincent J. van Heuven (Editor), Louis C. W. Pols (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1993
ISBN: 9783110135886
Number Of Pages: 442
For Ages: 22+ years old

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List of figures
List of tables
Preface
A five year research program "Analysis and Synthesis of Speech"p. 1
Input characteristics
Text features affecting listening performance in one way speech communicationp. 13
TextScan: A preprocessing module for automatic text-to-speech conversionp. 27
Linguistic aspects
Multiple paths to the lexiconp. 45
MORPA: A morpheme lexicon based morphological parserp. 67
MORPHON: Lexicon-based text-to-phoneme conversion and phonological rulesp. 87
Pattern-driven morphological decompositionp. 101
Prosodic sentence analysis without parsingp. 115
Prosodic analysis: The next generationp. 131
Building blocks for speech synthesis
Speech synthesis with accented and unaccented diphonesp. 147
Development of rule based analysis for text-to-speechp. 157
Acoustic-phonetic data and synthesis rules
How does speaking rate influence vowel formant track parameters?p. 171
From data to rules: A background surveyp. 193
Collecting data for a speech databasep. 207
Prosody
Accentuation, information value and word duration: Effects on speech production, naturalness and sentence processingp. 225
Human and synthetic intonation: A case studyp. 241
Sandhi processes in natural and synthetic speechp. 261
Signal analysis
Speech quality and speaker characteristicsp. 279
Robust ARMA analysis for speech researchp. 289
Implementations and evaluation
A stand-alone text-to-speech systemp. 309
Speech Maker: A flexible framework for constructing text-to-speech systemsp. 317
Evaluation of text-to-speech conversion for Dutchp. 339
Appendix 1. Institutes and individuals participating in ASSPp. 361
Appendix 2. Publications by SPIN-funded researchersp. 365
Referencesp. 383
Name indexp. 407
Subject indexp. 413
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ISBN: 9783110135886
ISBN-10: 3110135884
Series: Speech Research
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 442
Published: 1993
Publisher: De Gruyter
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.78  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.75