Search for dissertations about: "speech synthesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words speech synthesis.

  1. 1. Towards conversational speech synthesis : Experiments with data quality, prosody modification, and non-verbal signals

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Bajibabu Bollepalli; KTH.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Speech synthesis; MPEG compression; Voice Conversion; Artificial Neural Net- works; Laughter synthesis; HTS; Computer Science; Datalogi;

    Abstract : The aim of a text-to-speech synthesis (TTS) system is to generate a human-like speech waveform from a given input text. Current TTS sys- tems have already reached a high degree of intelligibility, and they can be readily used to read aloud a given text. For many applications, e.g. READ MORE

  2. 2. The /k/s, the /t/s, and the inbetweens Novel approaches to examining the perceptual consequences of misarticulated speech

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Sofia Strömbergsson; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; speech perception; speech disorders; speech synthesis; speech analysis; Tal- och musikkommunikation; Speech and Music Communication;

    Abstract : This thesis comprises investigations of the perceptual consequences of children’s misarticulated speech – as perceived by clinicians, by everyday listeners, and by the children themselves. By inviting methods from other areas to the study of speech disorders, this work demonstrates some successful cases of cross-fertilization. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tongue Talking Studies in Intraoral Speech Synthesis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Olov Engwall; KTH.; [2002]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; articulatory modeling; speech synthesis; three-dimensional tongue; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

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  4. 4. Talking Heads - Models and Applications for Multimodal Speech Synthesis

    University dissertation from Institutionen för talöverföring och musikakustik

    Author : Jonas Beskow; KTH.; [2003]
    Keywords : Talking heads; facial animation; speech synthesis; coarticulation; intelligibility; embodied conversational agents;

    Abstract : This thesis presents work in the area of computer-animatedtalking heads. A system for multimodal speech synthesis hasbeen developed, capable of generating audiovisual speechanimations from arbitrary text, using parametrically controlled3D models of the face and head. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vocal Expression of Emotion Discrete-emotions and Dimensional Accounts

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Petri Laukka; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; speech; emotion; vocal expression; emotion dimensions; acoustic cues; categorical perception; nonverbal communication; speech synthesis; cross-cultural communication; decoding accuracy; emotion intensity; meta-analysis; discrete emotions; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigated whether vocal emotion expressions are conveyed as discrete emotions or as continuous dimensions. Study I consisted of a meta-analysis of decoding accuracy of discrete emotions (anger, fear, happiness, love-tenderness, sadness) within and across cultures. READ MORE