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Title: The NICT/ATR Speech Synthesis System for the Blizzard Challenge 2008
Authors: Ranniery Maia
Jinfu Ni
Shinsuke Sakai
Tomoki Toda
Keiichi Tokuda
Tohru Shimizu
Satoshi Nakamura
Keywords: speech synthesis
statistical parametric speech synthesis
Blizzard Challenge
Issue Date: Sep-2008
Abstract: This paper describes the development of the NICT/ATR speech synthesizer for the Blizzard Challenge 2008 and discuss the official results. The submitted system is based on the hidden Markov model speech synthesis technology and utilizes an improved excitation approach based on residual modeling, in order to remove artifacts related to the parametric way in which speech is synthesized. Although development time was limited, the results show that the system in question achieves good performance in terms of naturalness and intelligibility.
Description: Blizzard Challenge 2008 Workshop, September 21, 2008, Brisbane, Australia.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10061/7925
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