Concatenative Synthesis


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Data-driven concatenative sound synthesis D Schwarz – 2004 – Citeseer … It is very difficult to build a model that would preserve the entire fine details of sound. Concatenative synthesis achieves this by using actual recordings. This … sound. Concatenative synthesis achieves this by using actual recordings. … Cited by 86 Cite Save More

Real-time corpus-based concatenative synthesis with catart D Schwarz, G Beller, B Verbrugghe… – Proc. of the Int. Conf. on …, 2006 – researchgate.net ABSTRACT The concatenative real-time sound synthesis system CataRT plays grains from a large corpus of segmented and descriptor-analysed sounds according to proximity to a target position in the descriptor space. This can be seen as a content-based extension to … Cited by 74 Related articles All 14 versions Cite Save More

Corpus-based concatenative synthesis D Schwarz – Signal Processing Magazine, IEEE, 2007 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Corpus-based concatenative methods for musical sound synthesis have attracted much attention recently. They make use of a variety of sound snippets in a database to assemble a desired sound or phrase according to a target specification given in sound descriptors or … Cited by 69 Related articles All 5 versions Cite Save

Current research in concatenative sound synthesis D Schwarz – Proceedings of the International Computer Music …, 2005 – Citeseer … Diemo Schwarz Ircam – Centre Pompidou 1, place Igor-Stravinsky, 75004 Paris, France ABSTRACT Concatenative synthesis is a promising method of musical sound synthesis with a steady stream of work and publi- cations in recent years. … Cited by 25 Related articles All 7 versions Cite Save More

Principles and applications of interactive corpus-based concatenative synthesis D Schwarz, R Cahen, S Britton – Journées d’Informatique Musicale ( …, 2008 – articles.ircam.fr ABSTRACT Corpus-based concatenative synthesis plays grains from a large corpus of segmented and descriptor-analysed sounds according to proximity to a target position in the descriptor space. This can be seen as a content-based extension to granular synthesis … Cited by 29 Related articles All 6 versions Cite Save More

A hybrid concatenative synthesis system on the intersection of music and speech G Beller, D Schwarz, T Hueber… – Journées d’Informatique …, 2005 – researchgate.net ABSTRACT In this paper, we describe a concatenative synthesis system which was first designed for a realistic synthesis of melodic phrases. It has since been augmented to become an experimental TTS (Text-to-Speech) synthesizer. Today, it is able to realize … Cited by 23 Related articles All 12 versions Cite Save More

Jamming with plunderphonics: Interactive concatenative synthesis of music JJ Aucouturier, F Pachet – Journal of New Music Research, 2006 – Taylor & Francis Abstract This paper proposes to use the techniques of Concatenative Sound Synthesis in the context of real-time Music Interaction. We describe a system that generates an audio track by concatenating audio segments extracted from pre-existing musical files. The track … Cited by 17 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

Musical applications of real-time corpus-based concatenative synthesis D Schwarz, S Britton, R Cahen, T Goepfer – Proc. ICMC, 2007 – vigliensoni.com ABSTRACT Corpus-based concatenative synthesis (CBCS) builds on a large database of segmented and descriptor-analysed sounds that are selected and played according to proximity to a target position in the descriptor space. This can be seen as a content-based … Cited by 14 Related articles All 6 versions Cite Save More

Epoch synchronous non-overlap-add (ESNOLA) method-based concatenative speech synthesis system for Bangla SKD MandaI, AK Datta – 6th ISCA …, 2007 – 20.210-193-52.unknown.qala.com. … … Abstract In the last decade there has been a shift towards development of speech synthesizer using concatenative synthesis technique instead of parametric synthesis. There are a number of different methodologies for concatenative … Cited by 13 Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save

Audio analogies: Creating new music from an existing performance by concatenative synthesis I Simon, S Basu, D Salesin… – Proceedings of the …, 2005 – research.microsoft.com ABSTRACT This paper describes a method for creating new music by concatenative synthesis. Given a MIDI score and an audio recording of an example piece of monophonic music, our method synthesizes audio to correspond with a new MIDI score. The algorithm … Cited by 14 Related articles All 7 versions Cite Save More

Using concatenative synthesis for expressive performance in jazz saxophone E Maestre, A Hazan, R Ramirez, A Perez – Proceedings of International …, 2006 – Citeseer Abstract We present here a concatenative sample-based saxophone synthesizer using an induced performance model intended for expressive synthesis. The system consists on three main parts. The first part provides the analysis of saxophone expressive performance … Cited by 12 Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save More

Expressive concatenative synthesis by reusing samples from real performance recordings E Maestre, R Ramírez, S Kersten, X Serra – Computer Music Journal, 2009 – MIT Press The manipulation of sound properties such as timing, amplitude, timbre, and pitch by different performers and styles is an important fact not to be missed when approaching instrumental sound synthesis. Expressive music performance studies the manipulation of … Cited by 14 Related articles All 5 versions Cite Save

A corpus-based concatenative Mandarin singing voice synthesis system SS Zhou, QC Chen, DD Wang… – Machine Learning and …, 2008 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … See [1] for more detail information on the singing voice applications. Generally, there are two types of SVS methods [2], ie, the rule-based parametrical synthesis and the corpus-based concatenative synthesis. … synthesis and details of some realizations. … Cited by 8 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

Automatic reading from bangla PDF document using rule based concatenative synthesis MR Islam, RS Saha, AR Hossain – … International Conference on …, 2009 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Abstract—In this paper we present a rule based concatenative method for Bangla text to speech conversion. Here our target is to generate almost natural speech from Bangla PDF text. For this we have proposed a speech synthesizer, which performs two major tasks. … Cited by 8 Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save

Concatenative sound synthesis: The early years D Schwarz – Journal of New Music Research, 2006 – Taylor & Francis … The most urgent and interesting problems for further work on concatenative synthesis are listed concerning segmentation, descriptors, efficiency, legality, data mining and real time interaction. … Table 1. Comparison of concatenative synthesis work in chronological order. … Cited by 70 Related articles All 8 versions Cite Save

Comparing spectral distance measures for join cost optimization in concatenative speech synthesis I Bjørkan, T Svendsen, S Farner – Proc. Eurospeech 2005, 2005 – fysel.ntnu.no … Abstract In concatenative synthesis the join cost function can be related to the probability of a perceived discontinuity at the join. There- fore it is important that the distance measures in the cost func- tion correlate highly with human perceived discontinuities. … Cited by 6 Related articles All 8 versions Cite Save

Using 5 ms segments in concatenative speech synthesis T Hirai, S Tenpaku – Fifth ISCA Workshop on Speech Synthesis, 2004 – isca-speech.org … Speech synthesis methods are categorized into two types: pa- rameter synthesis and concatenative synthesis. In the parameter synthesis method, speech samples are encoded into like LPC pa- rameters [1] and stored in a DB, and, then, they are decoded in the synthesis stage. … Cited by 31 Related articles All 5 versions Cite Save

Optimizing sub-cost functions for segment selection based on perceptual evaluations in concatenative speech synthesis T Toda, H Kawai, M Tsuzaki – Acoustics, Speech, and Signal …, 2004 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … Proc. ICSLP, Vol. 2, pp. 411–414, Beijing, China, Sep. 2000. [3] AW Black and N. Campbell. Optimizing selection of units from speech database for concatenative synthesis. Proc. EU- ROSPEECH, pp. 581–584, Madrid, Spain, Sep. 1995. [4] E. Klabbers and R. Veldhuis. … Cited by 31 Related articles All 8 versions Cite Save

Spatializing timbre with corpus-based concatenative synthesis A Einbond, D Schwarz – International Computer Music …, 2010 – eprints.hud.ac.uk Corpus-based concatenative synthesis presents unique possibilities for the visualization of audio descriptor data. These visualization tools can be applied to sound diffusion in the physical space of the concert hall using current spatialization technologies. Using … Cited by 4 Related articles All 5 versions Cite Save

Diphone-Based Concatenative Speech Synthesis System for Mongolian M Davaatsagaan, KK Paliwal – Proceedings of the International …, 2008 – core.kmi.open.ac.uk … The TTS is based on diphone concatenative synthesis, applying TD-PSOLA technique. … The diphone concatenative synthesis is used to generate a waveform from a sequence of phones by selecting and concatenating units from a prerecorded database of diphones. … Cited by 5 Related articles All 5 versions Cite Save More

The sound space as musical instrument: Playing corpus-based concatenative synthesis D Schwarz – New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), 2012 – articles.ircam.fr ABSTRACT Corpus-based concatenative synthesis is a fairly recent sound synthesis method, based on descriptor analysis of any number of existing or live-recorded sounds, and synthesis by selection of sound segments from the database matching given sound … Cited by 4 Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save More

Acoustic speech unit segmentation for concatenative synthesis HM Torres, JA Gurlekian – Computer Speech & Language, 2008 – Elsevier Synthesis by concatenation of natural speech improves perceptual results when phonemes and syllables are segmented at places where spectral variations are small [Klatt, D., 1987. Review of text-to-speech conversion for English. J. Acoust. Soc. Am 82 (3), 737–793]. An … Cited by 4 Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save

DFW-based spectral smoothing for concatenative speech synthesis. HR Pfitzinger – INTERSPEECH, 2004 – plaza.ufl.edu … The acoustic and perceptual difference be- tween these two frames certainly is bigger than almost all dis- continuities at unit boundaries in concatenative synthesis, but it reveals clearly the properties of the two methods. Fig. … Cited by 17 Related articles All 8 versions Cite Save More

Foreign accent conversion through concatenative synthesis in the articulatory domain D Felps, C Geng… – Audio, Speech, and …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Abstract—We propose a concatenative synthesis approach to the problem of foreign accent conversion. The approach consists of replacing the most accented portions of nonnative speech with alternative segments from a corpus of the speaker’s own speech based on … Cited by 4 Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save

Small footprint concatenative text-to-speech synthesis system using complex spectral envelope modeling. D Chazan, R Hoory, Z Kons, A Sagi, S Shechtman… – …, 2005 – haifa.il.ibm.com … Speech and Audio Processing, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 21-29, Jan. 2001. [5] O’Brien, D. and Monaghan, A., “Concatenative synthesis based on a harmonic model”, IEEE Trans. Speech and Audio Processing, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 11-20, Jan. 2001. … Cited by 20 Related articles All 10 versions Cite Save

An evaluation of cost functions sensitively capturing local degradation of naturalness for segment selection in concatenative speech synthesis T Toda, H Kawai, M Tsuzaki, K Shikano – Speech Communication, 2006 – Elsevier In this paper, we evaluate various cost functions for selecting a segment sequence in terms of the correspondence between the cost and perceptual scores to the. Cited by 18 Related articles All 8 versions Cite Save

Concatenative synthesis of expressive saxophone performance S Kersten, E Maestre, R Ramirez – Music Computing Conference, 2008 – smcnetwork.org Abstract—In this paper we present a systematic approach to applying expressive performance models to non-expressive score transcriptions and synthesizing the results by means of concatenative synthesis. Expressive performance models are built from score … Cited by 4 Related articles All 8 versions Cite Save More

Audiovisual concatenative synthesis N Collins – Proceedings of the International …, 2007 – paranormalculturesresearch.com ABSTRACT Co-analysed audio and visual features can provide original concatenative synthesis effects in either or both modalities. This paper describes experiments in establishing audiovisual databases tagged by both audio and visual features, then … Cited by 3 Related articles All 9 versions Cite Save More

Concatenative speech synthesis based on the plural unit selection and fusion method T Mizutani, T Kagoshima – IEICE transactions on information and …, 2005 – search.ieice.org Page 1. IEICE TRANS. INF. & SYST., VOL.E88–D, NO.11 NOVEMBER 2005 2565 PAPER Concatenative Speech Synthesis Based on the Plural Unit Selection and Fusion Method ?? Tatsuya MIZUTANI †?a) and Takehiko KAGOSHIMA †b) , Members … Cited by 20 Related articles All 8 versions Cite Save

Utilization of an HMM-based feature generation module in 5 ms segment concatenative speech synthesis T Hirai, J Yamagishi, S Tenpaku – Proc. ISCA SSW6, 2007 – isca-speech.org … In this paper, an implementation of an HMM-based feature generation module into a very short segment concatenative synthesis system that has the advantage of modularity and a synthesis experiment are described. 1. Introduction … Cited by 11 Related articles All 6 versions Cite Save

Enhancing rule-based synthesizer using concatenative synthesis R Vinet – 2004 – speech.kth.se Abstract This project consists in creating a program which aims at improving the impression of naturalness in the speech synthesized by the formant synthesizer GLOVE. GLOVE is controled by RULSYS, a rule generating program, for text-to-speech synthesis. Both … Cited by 3 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save More

Adaptive concatenative sound synthesis and its application to micromontage composition BL Sturm – Computer Music Journal, 2006 – MIT Press Page 1. Bob L. Sturm Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Media Arts and Technology Program University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, California 93106 USA b.sturm@mat.ucsb.edu 46 Computer Music Journal … Cited by 14 Related articles All 6 versions Cite Save

Spectral control in concatenative speech synthesis A Kain, Q Miao, J van Santen – Proc. ISCA Workshop on …, 2007 – core.kmi.open.ac.uk … CSLU) OGI School of Science & Engineering Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) 20000 NW Walker Road, Beaverton, OR 97006, USA Abstract We report on research in which we increased the degree of spec- tral control in concatenative synthesis by controlling the for … Cited by 10 Related articles All 9 versions Cite Save More

Subjective and Spectrogram Analysis of Speech Synthesizer for Marathi TTS Using Concatenative Synthesis SD Shirbahadurkar, DS Bormane… – Recent Trends in …, 2010 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Subjective and Spectrogram Analysis of Speech Synthesizer for Marathi TTS Using Concatenative Synthesis. SDShirbahadurkar*, D S.Bormane*, RLKazi*** *Asst. Prof, E&TC dept JSPM’s Rajarshi Shahu College of Engg, Pune, India, **Professor & Principal JSPM’s Rajarshi Shahu … Cited by 5 Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save

Speech synthesizer using concatenative synthesis strategy for marathi language (Spoken in Maharashtra, India) MSD Shirbahadurkar… – Int. J. Recent Trends …, 2009 – ijrte.academypublisher.com ABSTRACT In this paper, we present the concatenative text-to-speech system and discuss the issues relevant to the development of a Marathi speech synthesizer using different choice of units: words, phonemes as a database. Quality of the synthesizer with different … Cited by 2 Related articles All 5 versions Cite Save More

A video based analysis system for realtime control of concatenative sound synthesis and spatialisation AR Jensenius, V Johnson – 2010 – duo.uio.no … Then we know the location of the performer in space, and how much she moved. 3.2. Sound synthesis The sound synthesis is based on a technique called concatenative synthesis, using the CataRT library2 for Max [10]. The … Cited by 3 Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save

A concatenative speech synthesis method using context dependent phoneme sequences with variable length as search units H Segi, T Takagi, T Ito – Fifth ISCA Workshop on Speech Synthesis, 2004 – isca-speech.org Page 1. A CONCATENATIVE SPEECH SYNTHESIS METHOD USING CONTEXT DEPENDENT PHONEME SEQUENCES WITH VARIABLE LENGTH AS SEARCH UNITS Hiroyuki Segi, Tohru Takagi and Takayuki Ito NHK (Nippon … Cited by 8 Related articles All 7 versions Cite Save

Feature extraction for spectral continuity measures in concatenative speech synthesis. B Kirkpatrick, D O’Brien… – …, 2006 – 20.210-193-52.unknown.qala.com. … … spectra. 1. Introduction Unit selection based concatenative synthesis is currently consid- ered state-of-the-art in text-to-speech (TTS) synthesis and is capa- ble of producing highly natural-sounding synthetic speech. Syn- thetic … Cited by 7 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

LSM-based unit pruning for concatenative speech synthesis JR Bellegarda – … Speech and Signal Processing, 2007. ICASSP …, 2007 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … ICASSP, Atlanta, GA, pp. 373–376, 1996. [2] WN Campbell and A. Black, “Prosody and the Selection of Source Units for Concatenative Synthesis,” in Progress Speech Synth., J. van Santen, R. Sproat, J. Hirschberg, and J. Olive, Eds., New York: Springer, pp. 279–292, 1997. … Cited by 6 Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save

On the detection of discontinuities in concatenative speech synthesis Y Pantazis, Y Stylianou – Progress in nonlinear speech processing, 2007 – Springer … Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Processing, pages 373–376, 1996. 3. WN Campbell and A. Black. Prosody and the selection of source units for concatenative synthesis. … Acoustic measures vs. phonetic measures as predictors of audible discontinuity in concatenative synthesis. … Cited by 5 Related articles All 10 versions Cite Save

A comparison of spectral continuity measures as a join cost in concatenative speech synthesis B Kirkpatrick, D O’Brien, R Scaife – 2006 – IET … listening test. I Introduction Unit selection based concatenative synthesis is currently considered state-of-the-art in text-to- speech (TTS) synthesis and is capable of produc- ing highly natural-sounding synthetic speech. Syn- thetic … Cited by 6 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

A hybrid text-to-speech system that combines concatenative and statistical synthesis units S Tiomkin, D Malah, S Shechtman… – Audio, Speech, and …, 2011 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … Kons ‡ Email: stasti@gmail.com, malah@ee.technion.ac.il, {slava, zvi}@il.ibm.com Abstract Concatenative synthesis and statistical synthesis are the two main approaches to text-to-speech (TTS) synthesis. Concatenative TTS … Cited by 6 Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save

Unit selection using pitch synchronous cross correlation for Japanese concatenative speech synthesis N Nukaga, R Kamoshida… – Fifth ISCA Workshop on …, 2004 – isca-speech.org … 29, VOL.9, NO.1, Jan. 2001 [5] D.O’Brien and AICMonaghan, “Concatenative Synthesis Based on a Harmonic Model,” IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing, pp.11-20, VOL.9, NO.1, Jan. 2001 [6] E.Moulines and … Cited by 5 Related articles All 5 versions Cite Save

Introduction to multilingual corpus-based concatenative speech synthesis. F Deprez, J Odijk, J De Moortel – …, 2007 – 20.210-193-52.unknown.qala.com. … … same transcription. 3.3.3. Lacking phoneme clusters It is well-known that the strength and the quality of a corpus- based concatenative synthesis system go hand in hand with the richness of the speech database. Not only should … Cited by 4 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

LSM-Based Boundary Training for Concatenative Speech Synthesis JR Bellegarda – … Speech and Signal Processing, 2006. ICASSP …, 2006 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … ICASSP, Atlanta, GA, pp. 373–376, 1996. [2] WN Campbell and A. Black, “Prosody and the Selection of Source Units for Concatenative Synthesis,” in Progress Speech Synth., J. van Santen, R. Sproat, J. Hirschberg, and J. Olive, Eds., New York: Springer, pp. 279–292, 1997. … Cited by 4 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

A preselection method based on cost degradation from the optimal sequence for concatenative speech synthesis. N Nishizawa, H Kawai – INTERSPEECH, 2007 – 20.210-193-52.unknown.qala.com. … … practical conditions. 7. References [1] Black, A. and Campbell, N., “Optimising selection of units from speech databases for concatenative synthesis,” EU- ROSPEECH ’95, vol. 1, pp. 581–584, Madrid, Spain, Sept. 1995. [2] Moulines … Cited by 4 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

The sound database formation for the allophone-based model for english concatenative speech synthesis K Evgrafova – Text, Speech and Dialogue, 2005 – Springer … a rounded vowel in left context. And, finally, the reduced set of basic acoustical allophones has allowed to develop compact speech segment database for English concatenative synthesis. Although the current trend in concatenative … Cited by 3 Related articles All 9 versions Cite Save

An Interface for Sequencing with Concatenative Sound Synthesis‘ L Kuzma – 2008 – mtg.upf.edu … Abstract, Although there has been a good deal of research in concatenative synthesis, most existing approaches tend to focus on offline composition. … This paper presents an interface for sequencing with concatenative synthesis with particular emphasis on realtime performance. … Cited by 1 Related articles Cite Save More

Automatic construction of concatenative speech synthesis databases for AAC HT Bunnell, J Gray, C Pennington… – … Speech Language and …, 2004 – asel.udel.edu … Suite 303, Newark, DE 19711 CONCLUSIONS We describe techniques used to optimize the accurate alignment of phonetic markers to speech recorded for concatenative synthesis. With minor SLP professional oversight, this … Cited by 3 Related articles All 7 versions Cite Save More

Marathi Language Speech Synthesizer Using Concatenative Synthesis Strategy (Spoken in Maharashtra, India) SD Shirbahadurkar, DS Bormane – Machine Vision, 2009. ICMV …, 2009 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Abstract—in this paper, we present the concatenative text-tospeech system and discuss the issues relevant to the development of a Marathi speech synthesizer using different choice of units: words, phonemes as a database. Quality of the synthesizer with different unit size … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save

Scaling of waveform segments along the time axis for concatenative speech synthesis N Nishizawa, H Kawai – Acoustics, Speech, and Signal …, 2004 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … But a little degradation of quality is actually caused through its vocoder-like signal processing even when the conversion ratio is exactly 1. By the degradation, the naturalness of synthetic speech in Japanese by concatenative synthesis with STRAIGHT-based prosodic … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save

Audioguide: a framework for creative exploration of concatenative sound synthesis B Hackbarth, N Schnell, D Schwarz – 2010 – articles.ircam.fr … ABSTRACT This paper outlines the creative and technical consider- ations behind AudioGuide1, a program for differed-time concatenative synthesis written in Python. AudioGuide is a framework for experimentation with a flexible con- catenative algorithm. … Cited by 1 Related articles Cite Save More

Precise Pitch Control in Real Time Corpus-Based Concatenative Synthesis A Einbond, C Trapani, D Schwarz – International Computer Music …, 2012 – eprints.hud.ac.uk The need for fine-tuned microtonal pitch combined with the timbral richness of corpus-based concatenative synthesis has led to the development of a new tool for corpus-based pitch and loudness control in real time with CATART. Drawing on recent research in feature … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions Cite Save

What next? Continuation in Real-time corpus-based concatenative synthesis D Schwarz, S Cadars, N Schnell – Proc. International Computer Music …, 2008 – Citeseer ABSTRACT We propose an extension to real-time corpus-based concatenative synthesis that predicts the best sound unit to follow an arbitrary sequence of units depending on context. This novel method is well suited to interactive applications because it does not … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save More

Gestural control of real-time concatenative synthesis in luna park G Beller, G Aperghis – P3S (Performative Speech and Singing …, 2011 – articles.ircam.fr Abstract This paper presented the researches and the developments realized for the creation of Georges Aperghis, entitled “Luna Park”. This work is widely connected, at various levels, in the paradigm of the concatenative synthesis, both to its shape and in the … Cited by 2 Related articles Cite Save More

Composing Morphology: Concatenative Synthesis as an Intuitive Medium for Prescribing Sound in Time B Hackbarth, N Schnell, P Esling… – Contemporary Music …, 2013 – Taylor & Francis This article presents AudioGuide, an innovative application for sound synthesis which aims to heighten compositional control of morphology in electronic music. We begin with a discussion of the challenges of managing detail when composing with computers, … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save

Analysis of major factors of naturalness degradation in concatenative synthesis. T Hirai, H Kawai, M Tsuzaki, N Nishizawa – INTERSPEECH, 2005 – researchgate.net Abstract To effectively improve a speech synthesis system, it is important to find and focus on improving the modules whose effect on naturalness degradation in synthesized speech are the largest. In this paper, we describe the design of a perception experiment to measure … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

Six approaches to limited domain concatenative speech synthesis. RJ Utama, AK Syrdal, A Conkie – INTERSPEECH, 2006 – Citeseer … These speech units were then used as the acoustic inventory in the unit selection synthesis system that we describe in the next section. 2.2. General Unit Selection Concatenative Synthesis In this project we used the unit selection method of concatena- tive speech synthesis. … Cited by 5 Related articles All 11 versions Cite Save

Motion-driven concatenative synthesis of cloth sounds SS An, DL James, S Marschner – ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), 2012 – dl.acm.org Abstract We present a practical data-driven method for automatically synthesizing plausible soundtracks for physics-based cloth animations running at graphics rates. Given a cloth animation, we analyze the deformations and use motion events to drive crumpling and … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

Fast concatenative speech synthesis using pre-fused speech units based on the plural unit selection and fusion method M Tamura, T Mizutani, T Kagoshima – IEICE TRANSACTIONS on …, 2007 – search.ieice.org Page 1. 544 IEICE TRANS. INF. & SYST., VOL.E90–D, NO.2 FEBRUARY 2007 PAPER Fast Concatenative Speech Synthesis Using Pre-Fused Speech Units Based on the Plural Unit Selection and Fusion Method Masatsune … Cited by 3 Related articles All 8 versions Cite Save

Speech Synthesis System for Online Handwritten Punjabi Word: An Implementation of SVM & Concatenative TTS. D Kumar, N Rana – International Journal of Computer …, 2011 – search.ebscohost.com … 22]. There are various technique used for Text-to-speech synthesis techniques. Some of them are: Concatenative synthesis, Formant synthesis, Articulatory synthesis, HMM-based synthesis, Sine wave synthesis. 2. PUNJABI … Cited by 3 Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save

Automatic labeling schemes for concatenative speech synthesis J Kacur, J Cepko, A Páleník – ELMAR, 2008. 50th International …, 2008 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … However, the comparison with a sample of hand-labeled data showed that the automatic HMM methods must be manually revised to be used for high quality concatenative synthesis. Keywords – TTS, speech database, phonetic segmentation, labeling, HNM 1. INTRODUCTION … Cited by 2 Related articles Cite Save

Segment selection method based on tonal validity evaluation using machine learning for concatenative speech synthesis A Yoshida, H Mizuno, K Mano – Acoustics, Speech and Signal …, 2008 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … based on the concatenative speech synthesis framework can create very natural speech without prosodic modification if a huge speech corpus is available[1]. The speech segments are selected by a cost function designed so that the concatenative synthesis systems output … Cited by 3 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

Touchless gestural control of concatenative sound synthesis AGV Martin – 2011 – vigliensoni.com … Finally, this thesis introduces SoundCloud, an implementation that extends the inter- action possibilities of one of the concatenative synthesis systems reviewed, providing a … CBCS Corpus-based Concatenative Synthesis MPEG-7 Motion Picture Experts Group’s … Cited by 3 Related articles Cite Save More

Unit database pruning based on the cost degradation criterion for concatenative speech synthesis N Nishizawa, H Kawai – Acoustics, Speech and Signal …, 2008 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … synthesis is achieved. 7. REFERENCES [1] Black, A. and Campbell, N., “Optimising selection of units from speech databases for concatenative synthesis,” EUROSPEECH ’95, vol. 1, pp. 581–584, Madrid, Spain, Sept. 1995. [2] Black … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

High-Individuality Voice Conversion Based on Concatenative Speech Synthesis. K Fujii, O Jun, K Suigetsu – International Journal of …, 2008 – search.ebscohost.com … of ASA/ASJ Joint Meeting, pp.1223–1228, Honolulu, December 1996. [8] N. Campbell, and AW Black, “Prosody and the selection of source units for concatenative synthesis,” in Progress in Speech Synthesis, Springer Verlag, Inc., New York, 1995, ch. 22. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 5 versions Cite Save

Spectral discontinuity in concatenative speech synthesis–perception, join costs and feature transformations B Kirkpatrick – 2010 – doras.dcu.ie … lations with perceptual results in excess of 90%. Keywords: Speech synthesis, unit selection, join cost, concatenative synthesis, spectral … form to match a desired target output utterance. In concatenative synthesis a sequence of … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

TTS System for Devanagari Script Using Concatenative Synthesis with (Marathi script-spoken in MS, India). DS Bormane… – International Journal of …, 2010 – search.ebscohost.com Abstract This paper presents a brief overview & result of speech synthesis for Marathi language and discuss the issues relevant to the development of a Marathi speech synthesizer using different choice of units: words, phonemes and syllables as a database. … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

A multidimensional sketching interface for corpus-based concatenative synthesis. A Tsiros – 2013 – researchrepository.napier.ac.uk This paper presents Morpheme, a multidimensional interface that allows real-time control of concatenative synthesis through the act of sketching on a digital canvas. Morpheme extracts textural, spatial and volumetric features from a sketch developed by a practitioner and … All 2 versions Cite Save More

A Technical Guide to Concatenative Speech Synthesis for Hindi using Festival. S Roy – International Journal of Computer Applications, 2014 – search.ebscohost.com … It is one of the most complex methods because it very difficult to model the dynamics involved in the physiological speech production. 1.3 Concatenative Synthesis Concatenative Synthesis is a type of Corpus based synthesis technique. … Related articles Cite Save

Development of a female synthetic voice using concatenative synthesis AK Syrdal – The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2005 – scitation.aip.org Although there is considerable demand for synthetic female voices in text?to?speech applications, current analysis and synthesis algorithms are more successful for male than for female speech. Difficulties include voice source characteristics and other acoustic … All 3 versions Cite Save

Real-time concatenative synthesis for networked musical interactions C Alexandraki, R Bader – Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 2013 – scitation.aip.org The recent proliferation of Networked Music Performances has led to the investigation of low- latency, low-bitrate musical encoding schemes, including audio codecs and control protocols that specifically address the requirements of live musical interactions across the … Related articles All 5 versions Cite Save

Improving Formant And Concatenative Speech Synthesis Techniques Through Using Vocoders N MAGHSOODI, MM HOMAYOUNPOUR – NASHRIYYAH-I MUHANDESI-I …, 2011 – sid.ir … In this paper an approach to improve the quality of synthetic speech in formant and concatenative synthesis techniques is described. … Keyword: CONCATENATIVE SYNTHESIS, FORMANT SYNTHESIS, MULTIBAND EXCITATION, STRAIGHT, VOCODER Printable Version. … Cite Save More

Concatenative Synthesis Unit Navigation and Dynamic Rearrangement in vrGrains V Zappi, D Mazzanti, A Brogni, D Caldwell – 2012 – smcnetwork.org ABSTRACT Corpus based concatenative synthesis has been approached from different perspectives by many researchers. This generated a number of diverse solutions addressing the matter of target selection, corpus visualization and navigation. With this … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save More

Sketching concatenative synthesis: audiovisual Isomorphism in reduced modes. A Tsiros, G LePlâtre, M Smyth – 2012 – researchrepository.napier.ac.uk This paper presents a prototype allowing the control of a concatenative synthesis algorithm using a 2D sketching interface. The design of the system is underpinned by a preliminary discussion in which isomorphisms between auditory and visual phenomena are identified. … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save More

Database Selection For Concatenative Speech Synthesis With Novel Endpoint Detection Algorithm R Sawant, HG Virani, C Desai – ijaiem.org … utterances. Most important aspect of Concatenative synthesis is choosing correct unit length. … speech. Our English text-to-speech synthesizer (TTS) using Concatenative synthesis is based on syllable as well as demi syllable as database unit. … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save More

Expressive concatenative synthesis by reusing samples from real performance recordings E Maestre Gómez, R Ramírez, S Kersten… – … Music Journal. 2009, …, 2009 – repositori.upf.edu Here we describe an approach to the expressive synthesis of jazz saxophone melodies that reuses audio recordings and carefully concatenates note samples. The aim is to generate an expressive audio sequence from the analysis of an arbitrary input score using a … Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save

Gestural Control of Real Time Concatenative Synthesis G Beller – articles.ircam.fr ABSTRACT This paper presented the researches and the developments realized for an artistic project called “Luna Park”. This work is widely connected, at various levels, in the paradigm of the concatenative synthesis, both to its shape and in the processes which it … Related articles All 4 versions Cite Save More

A Concatenative Synthesis Based Speech Synthesiser for Hindi K Gupta – Advances in Computer and Information Sciences and …, 2008 – Springer Abstract The document presents a speech synthesis system based upon hidden Markov models and decision trees. The development follows the approach generally implemented for speech recognition systems. A front end analysis of the database is done and the … Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save

Nonlinear speech features for the objective detection of discontinuities in concatenative speech synthesis Y Pantazis, Y Stylianou – Nonlinear Speech Modeling and Applications, 2005 – Springer … 381 4 Listening Test Database used for our research was consisted of 2016 monosyllabic words which were generated by concatenative synthesis using an acoustic inventory of record- ings from a native American female speaker. … Related articles All 10 versions Cite Save

Concatenative speech synthesis for Amharic using unit selection method EB Kasie, Y Assabie – Proceedings of the International Conference on …, 2012 – dl.acm.org … Text Analysis General Terms Algorithms, Design, Experimentation, Human Factors, Languages Keywords Unit Selection, Concatenative Synthesis, Amharic TTS, Gemination, Epenthesis, Sentence Prosody 1. INTRODUCTION … Related articles Cite Save

Jamming With Plunderphonics: Interactive Concatenative Synthesis Of Music JJAF Pachet – vigliensoni.com Abstract—This paper proposes to use the techniques of Concatenative Sound Synthesis in the context of real-time Music Interaction. We describe a system that generates an audio track by concatenating audio segments extracted from pre-existing musical files. The track … Related articles All 8 versions Cite Save More

LSM–Based Feature Extraction for Concatenative Speech Synthesis JR Bellegarda – 2006 – isca-speech.org … Abstract In modern concatenative synthesis, unit selection is normally cast as a multivariate optimization task, yet comprehensively encapsu- lating the underlying problem of perceptual audition into a rich enough mathematical framework remains a major challenge. … Related articles All 9 versions Cite Save

New Approach to Unit Selection in Concatenative Speech Synthesis H CAO, O BOËFFARD – 2007 – 131.254.254.45 … 4 1.3 Concatenative synthesis . . . . . … During these two centuries, many methods have been derived and many certainly are less used than other ones. Among them, we could cite articulatory, formant and concatenative synthesis. … Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save More

Evolutionary-Based Design of a Brazilian Portuguese Recording Script for a Concatenative Synthesis System MV Nicodem, IC Seara, D dos Anjos, R Seara Jr… – … Processing of the …, 2008 – Springer Abstract Modifications of prosodic parameters in concatenative synthesis systems may lead to a degradation in speech quality, especially when significant pitch changes are accomplished. Aiming to avoid large changes in the speech signal parameters, the … Related articles All 6 versions Cite Save

Concatenative Synthesis of Persian Language Based on Word, Diphone and Triphone Databases. R Javidan, I Rasekh – Modern Applied Science, 2010 – search.ebscohost.com Abstract In this paper a new Persian text-to-speech system based on concatenative speech synthesis approach is proposed. Nowadays, concatenative method is used in most modern TTS systems to produce artificial speech. In concatenative method, selecting an … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

Sketching Concatenative Synthesis: Searching For Audiovisual Isomorphisms In Reduced Modes A Tsiros, G Leplâtre, M Smyth – 2011 – academia.edu ABSTRACT This paper presents a prototype allowing the control of a concatenative synthesis algorithm using a 2D sketching interface. The design of the system is underpinned by a preliminary discussion in which isomorphisms between auditory and visual … Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save More

Gestural control of concatenative sound synthesis AG Vigliensoni – vigliensoni.com … Ph.D. thesis, Universite Paris 6 – Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France. [2] Aucouturier, J. and Pachet, F. 2005. Jamming with plunderphonics: Interactive concatenative synthesis of music. Journal of New Music Research 35 (1): 35–50. [3] Mulder, A. 1998. … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save More

Aerodynamic Modeling of Coarticulation for Concatenative Speech Synthesis KB McGowan – academia.edu … gestures (Fowler 1996). Background: Concatenative Speech Synthesis Concatenative synthesis works by stringing together sound units chosen from a large database of recorded speech. These units are chosen to minimize two acoustic metrics: the join cost of … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save More

Data-Driven Concatenative Sound Synthesis X RODET – 2004 – Citeseer … It is very difficult to build a model that would preserve all the fine details of sound. Concatenative synthesis achieves this by using actual recordings. … In speech synthesis, concatenative synthesis methods are the most widely used. … Related articles All 5 versions Cite Save More

SoundCloud: gestural control of concatenative sound synthesis AG Vigliensoni – 2010 – vigliensoni.com … In The Oxford handbook of computer music, Dean, R., ed. Oxford University Press, New York, NY, USA, 421–53. [16] Schwarz, D., Beller, G., Verbrugghe, B., Britton, S., et al. 2006. Real-time corpus-based concatenative synthesis with catart. In Proc. of the Int. Conf. … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save More

Optimizing Sub-Cost Functions For Segment Selection Based On Perceptual Evaluations In Concatenative Speech Synthesis T Todayz, H Kawaiz, M Tsuzakiz – Citeseer … Proc. ICSLP, Vol. 2, pp. 411–414, Beijing, China, Sep. 2000. [3] AW Black and N. Campbell. Optimizing selection of units from speech database for concatenative synthesis. Proc. EU- ROSPEECH, pp. 581–584, Madrid, Spain, Sep. 1995. [4] E. Klabbers and R. Veldhuis. … Cite Save More

An Artificial Intelligence Approach to Concatenative Sound Synthesis N Mohd Norowi – 2013 – pearl.plymouth.ac.uk … 29 2.2.1 Concatenative Speech Synthesis 29 2.2.2 Concatenative Singing Voice Synthesis 32 2.2.3 Concatenative Synthesis for Music 33 2.3 Technical Overview of Concatenative Sound Synthesis 36 2.3.1 Database 36 2.3.2 Target Unit 37 2.3.3 Segmentation 37 … Related articles All 3 versions Cite Save

The Quality Evaluation of Allophone Database for English Concatenative Speech Synthesis K Evgrafova – eurasip.org … A common and annoying artifact of concatenative synthesis is an audible discontinuity at concatenation join points. … And, finally, the reduced set of basic acoustical allophones has allowed to develop compact speech segment database for English concatenative synthesis. … Related articles Cite Save More

Concatenative Sound Synthesis G Vigliensoni – music.mcgill.ca … 35(1):3–22. Page 11. CSS work in chronological order Table 1. Comparison of concatenative synthesis work in chronological order. Group: Name (Author) Year Type Application Inventory Units Segmentation Descriptors Selection Concatenation Real-time … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save More

EarGram: An Application for Interactive Exploration of Concatenative Sound Synthesis in Pure Data G Bernardes, C Guedes, B Pennycook – From Sounds to Music and …, 2013 – Springer Page 1. M. Aramaki et al. (Eds.): CMMR 2012, LNCS 7900, pp. 110–129, 2013. © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013 EarGram: An Application for Interactive Exploration of Concatenative Sound Synthesis in Pure Data Gilberto … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save

Revisiting Concatenative Video Synthesis with Relaxed Constraints S Gil, JC Park – 2010 – vhg.cmp.uea.ac.uk … Keywords Korean Sign Language (KSL), Sign Language Translation, Concatenative Synthesis … Although other participants were able to understand the video, this result might suggest the limitations of concatenative synthesis. We will discuss this issue further in Section 5.3. … Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save More