SSML (Speech Synthesis Markup Language) 2020


Notes:

  • Behavior Markup Language (BML)

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Evaluating The Effect Of Pauses On Number Recollection In Synthesized Speech
M Elmers, R Werner, B Muhlack, B Möbius, J Trouvain – essv.de
… generated using concatenative synthesis. The pauses were inserted by us- ing an instruction in the Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) [8] indicating the pause duration in milliseconds. 2.2 Experiment The material was …

Speech Standards: Lessons Learnt
P Baggia – Human 4.0-From Biology to Cybernetic, 2020 – books.google.com
… This is to help the engine render the textual prompt in the most accurate way. The XML markup language for this purpose is the Speech Synthesis Markup Language Version 1.0, SSML 1.0 [20], which was released in March 2004 …

Emotional speech from machine
B Amatya – 2020 – jyx.jyu.fi
… Page 4. GLOSSARY SSML Speech Synthesis Markup Language TTS Text to Speech IBM International Business Machines … Page 20. 12 2.3 SPEECH SYNTHESIS MARKUP LANGUAGE (SSML) Speech Synthesis Mark-up Language (SSML) is an XML-based mark-up …

Caller Acoustic Push To Answers
A Agnihotri, N Thangaraju, P Suyambu – 2020 – tdcommons.org
… of the ongoing live stream. A Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) mapping of the caller acoustic information is generated in the most suitable customer- understandable format. These techniques may provide automated …

Speak2Code: A Multi-Utility Program based on Speech Recognition that Allows you to Code Through Speech Commands
RM Rodriques – ijarsct.co.in
… FRAMEWORK This Chat-bot is developed using C# language and Microsoft Speech Engine for Speech Recognition & Synthesis.This MSE makes available Windows Desktop Speech Technology support for Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) based markup …

SSML for Arabic Language
H El-bakry, PJ Farrugia – academia.edu
… SSML (Speech Synthesis Markup Language) is one of the standards that have been developed by Voice Browser Working Group to enable access to the Web using spoken interaction; it is designed to provide a rich, XML-based markup language for assisting the generation of …

Teach-Me DNA: an Interactive Course Using Voice Output in an Augmented Reality System
M Kenoui, MA Mehdi – 2020 1st International Conference on …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… to obtain an even more interactive system. We also employ Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) to control some features of the natural-sounding speech thus produced. Moreover, we developed Teach-Me DNA, an …

Luganda text-to-speech machine
I Nandutu, E Mwebaze – arXiv preprint arXiv:2005.05447, 2020 – arxiv.org
… 3.3 Optional Markup Parser The MARY text-to-speech and markup-to- speech system accepts both plain text input and input marked up for speech synthesis with a speech synthesis markup language such as SA- BLE or SSML …

Text to Speech through Bluetooth for People with Special Needs Navigation
E Barri, A Gkamas, E Michos, C Bouras, C Koulouri… – guideme-project.upatras.gr
… The commands for the TTS conversion are provided through Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) language [5]. The GuideMe device will give commands through UWB beacons to the android application of GuideMe and the application – using the Google Cloud TTS …

Fundamentals of a new Markup Language: MOML Business Information Technology-FHNW Basel
S Giller – fhnw.ch
… 17 4.3 Extensible Markup Language and schema ….. 18 4.4 Speech Synthesis Markup Language ….. 20 4.5 Artificial Intelligence Markup Language ….. 21 …

Adding Speech and Sentiment to Your Digital Assistant
L Bors, A Samajdwer, M van Oosterhout – Oracle Digital Assistant, 2020 – Springer
… Note. Extended documentation of the ssml-builder node package can be found at www.npmjs.com/package/ssml-builder. Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML). Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) is an XML-based markup language …

Synthesising expressive speech–which synthesiser for VOCAs?
JO Wülfing, CT Dang, E André – International Conference on Text, Speech …, 2020 – Springer
… All three synthesisers have capabilities to manipulate prosodic features and make use of a markup language that more or less follows the industry standard SSML (Speech Synthesis Markup Language) v1.1 4 . eSpeak uses SSML, however, with fewer options to manipulate …

Korean language math-to-speech rules for digital books for people with reading disabilities and their usability evaluation
JH Park, JW Lee, JS Um, J Yook, K Kim… – The Journal of …, 2021 – Springer
… Contents MathML that can express meanings of mathematical functions; second, transform Contents MathML formula contents to math-to-speech texts using XSLT; and third, design a system that converts the transformed text into Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) [18 …

ELTIML: Express logistics tracking information markup language for data exchange processes in express logistics
JC Gu, C Yao, TH Jiang – Journal of Computational Methods in …, 2021 – content.iospress.com
… [16]. S. Saha, M. Alam and S. Dey, Chapter 10: A Framework for Artificially Intelligent Customized Voice Response System Design using Speech Synthesis Markup Language, Intelligent Speech Signal Processing, 2019, 175–185. [17] …

Part-of-speech and prosody-based approaches for robot speech and gesture synchronization
L Pérez-Mayos, M Farrús, J Adell – Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 2020 – Springer
… synthesiser on each OS. For Ubuntu, it uses eSpeak, a compact open source software speech synthesiser written in C which supports SSML (Speech Synthesis Markup Language) and HTML. The simulation framework utilized …

Smart Cap-Wearable Visual Guidance System for Blind
A GM, RC Akshay, T Vijay, HJ Vinay, S Shruthi – ijres.org
… C. eSpeak eSpeak is a compact, open source, software speech synthesizer for Linux, Windows, and other platforms [7]. It can provide many languages since it use formant synthesis method. It supports Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) …

Conceptual Human Emotion Modeling (HEM)
VA Shekhovtsov – Advances in Conceptual Modeling: ER 2020 …, 2020 – Springer
… https://www. adoxx. org 2. ADOxx R ALL Java API. https://www. adoxx. org/live/adoxx-java 3. Baggia, P., et al.: Speech synthesis markup language (SSML) version 1.1 (2010) 4. Baniassad, E., Clements, PC, et al.: Discovering early aspects. IEEE Softw …

Conceptual Human Emotion Modeling (HEM)
MR Elkobaisi, HC Mayr, VA Shekhovtsov – International Conference on …, 2020 – Springer
… Multi-Modal Annotation Language (EMMA) [14] – a markup language for annotating the user input, (2) Virtual Human Markup Language (VHML) [17] – a markup language for human-computer interaction scenarios, and (3) Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) [3] – an …

Quantifying the effects of prosody modulation on user engagement and satisfaction in conversational systems
JI Choi, E Agichtein – Proceedings of the 2020 Conference on Human …, 2020 – dl.acm.org
… based assistants. In this paper, we inves- tigate one natural approach to handle “boring” responses, which is to modulate response prosody via commonly available Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) [25]. For our …

Implementing text-to-speech tools for community radio in remote regions of Romania
KM Scott, S Ashby, R Cibin – Adjunct Proceedings of the 2020 ACM …, 2020 – dl.acm.org
… to-Speech Web Service. The tool supports use of the Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML), for fine control of features such as the utterance rate and pause durations of the speech output. The second application – an …

Robot oral communication hybrid system using local and cloud computing
J Arya – researchgate.net
… Speech [5] Some of these tools support SSML (Speech Synthesis Markup Language) which is an XML-based markup language based on the Java Speech Markup Language (JSML) for speech synthesis application. Various …

Integrating Alexa in a Rule-based Personalization Platform
M Manca, P Parvin, F Paternò, C Santoro – Proceedings of the 6th EAI …, 2020 – dl.acm.org
… This file will then be played through the vocal assistant, by exploiting SSML language (Speech Synthesis Markup Language) tags6. In this solu- tion, we detect the language used in the alarm/reminder action by exploiting the Google Cloud Translation API7. If the language is …

Multilingual speech synthesis
T Nekvinda – 2020 – dspace.cuni.cz
Page 1. MASTER THESIS Bc. Tomáš Nekvinda Multilingual speech synthesis Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics Supervisor of the master thesis: Mgr. et Mgr. Ond?ej Dušek, Ph.D. Study programme: Computer Science Study branch: Artificial Intelligence Prague 2020 …

Human emotion modeling (HEM): an interface for IoT systems
MR Elkobaisi, F Al Machot – Journal of Ambient Intelligence and …, 2021 – Springer
… Multimedia information. (SSML) Speech Synthesis Markup Language (Baggia and Bagshaw 2010) It is an XML-based markup language for supporting the creation of synthetic speech in Web and other applications. The essential …

Speech Services
A Moniz, M Gordon, I Bergum, M Chang… – … Azure Cognitive Services, 2021 – Springer
… The standard voices and Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) can make the artificial voice sound more natural and clearer to your end users. The user can also adjust its pitch and volume, add pauses, improve its pronunciation, and modify its speaking speed …

An innovative protocol for the artificial speech-directed, contactless administration of laboratory-based comprehensive cognitive assessments: PAAD-2 trial …
KS Park, JL Etnier – Contemporary Clinical Trials, 2021 – Elsevier
… Specifically, the summary of the consent form and all verbal instructions/feedback of cognitive tests were written as text or Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) input files in the JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) format …

Eldercare Robotics-Alexa
E Lee, G Vesonder, E Wendel – 2020 11th IEEE Annual …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… When coding Alexa skills, the speech can also be modified using SSML, speech synthesis markup language, which can also help to make Alexa sound more “human” in their responses, done through modifying the emphasis Alexa puts on certain syllables and the pauses she …

Building Voice Agents
L Boonstra – The Definitive Guide to Conversational AI with …, 2021 – Springer
… Simple Response: Simple responses take the form of a chat bubble visually and use Text to Speech (TTS) or Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) for sound … We can use SSML for this, which stands for Speech Synthesis Markup Language …

Eye Tracking and Speech Driven Human-Avatar Emotion-Based Communication
S Cinieri, B Kapralos, A Uribe-Quevedo… – 2020 IEEE 8th …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… plugin. Finally, the TTS module employs the speech synthesis markup language, providing a standard way to generate synthetic speech that includes expressiveness, voice transformation, and customization for pronunciation …

Digital Assistant for the Visually Impaired
E Marvin – … International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Just as the system employs the Google Cloud Speech to Text, the system also implements its complementary Google Cloud Text to Speech API in order to convert text or Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) input into audio data of natural human speech …

Process map for collision avoidance based on information exchange for autonomous navigation of vessel
H Namgung, JS Jeong, K Lee… – IOP Conference Series …, 2020 – iopscience.iop.org
… over the VoIP. The TTS controller can receive the voice message composition from the MCS, requesting the TTS server by sending the message converted into the Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) format. Then the …

Gunrock 2.0: A user adaptive social conversational system
K Liang, A Chau, Y Li, X Lu, D Yu, M Zhou… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2020 – arxiv.org
… Alexa Skill Kit provides the text of user utterances with timestep and confidence information through an automatic speech recognition (ASR) model. Our system takes the text input and generates text output in the Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) format …

Modelling Of More Realistic Intelligent Virtual Agent in Virtual and Mixed Reality
L Dakovski – e-university.tu-sofia.bg
… The package allows for change of speed, pitch and volume of speech. SSML – speech synthesis markup language and EmotionML – emotional markup language are supported. There are more than 1000 voices, which can be used …

Talk to Me: Investigating the Traffic Characteristics of Amazon Echo Dot and Google Home
F Loh, S Geißler, F Schaible… – 2020 IEEE Eighth …, 2021 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… IEEE, 2018. [17] “Speech synthesis markup language (ssml) reference.” [Online]. Avail able: https://developer.amazon.com/docs/custom-skills/speech-synthesis- markup-language-ssml- reference.html [18] “Ssml — actions on google — google developers.” [Online] …

Age-related hearing loss, speech understanding and cognitive technologies
J Lehmann, N Christen, YM Barilan… – International Journal of …, 2021 – Springer
Hearing loss is a common impairment that is present or will be present for most of us. Current hearing aids do not provide sufficient solution for this pro.

Medbot: Conversational artificial intelligence powered chatbot for delivering tele-health after covid-19
U Bharti, D Bajaj, H Batra, S Lalit, S Lalit… – 2020 5th …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… a reply. Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) [14] is used to make the voice experience more interactive and robust. Several points are kept while designing the voice user interface of our conversational system. Our …

Methods and Tools for Prototyping Voice Interfaces
J Cambre, C Kulkarni – Proceedings of the 2nd Conference on …, 2020 – dl.acm.org
… Similarly, the speech output from voice interfaces is also largely “flat” or context-agnostic; to better match the intended meaning or inflection of a phrase, voice de- signers currently need to manually annotate speech content using Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) …

RECOMMENDED LITERATURE
M Tatham – fea.tu-plovdiv.bg
… SYNTHESIS, Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex, UK, Katherine Morton Formerly University of Essex, UK 8. A. Black K. Lenzo, Building Synthetic Voices For FestVox 2.1 Editio Copyright © 1999-2007 9. Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) http …

On designing expressive robot behavior: The effect of affective cues on interaction
A Aly, A Tapus – SN Computer Science, 2020 – Springer
Creating a convincing affective robot behavior is a challenging task. In this paper, we are trying to coordinate between different modalities of communicat.

Kentico Voice Interface (KEVIN)
BD Kuzmin – is.muni.cz
… 1.3.7 SSML Speech Synthesis Markup Language [18] is an XML-based markup language recommended by the W3C’s voice browser working group as a tool to provide guidance on how the machine should generate the speech …

Conversational AI: Dialogue Systems, Conversational Agents, and Chatbots
M McTear – Synthesis Lectures on Human Language …, 2020 – morganclaypool.com
Page 1. MCT EAR C ONVE R SA T ION AL AI M O R GAN & CL A YPOO L Page 2. Page 3. Conversational AI Dialogue Systems, Conversational Agents, and Chatbots Page 4. Page 5. Synthesis Lectures on Human Language Technologies …

Reading Fluency Training with Amazon Alexa.
S Durski, W Müller, S Rebholz, U Massler – CSEDU (2), 2020 – scitepress.org
… and its affiliates (2010-2019b). Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) Reference, Available at: https://developer.amazon.com/de/docs /custom-skills/speech-synthesis-markup-language- ssml-reference.html, [Accessed 12 August 2019]. Amazon.com, Inc …

Smart Navigation Guidance System for Visually Challenged People
A Devi, MJ Therese, RS Ganesh – … International Conference on …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… C. eSpeak It is an open source speech synthesizer and compact. The eSpeak uses based on the formant synthesis method [16] and supports Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML). The main purpose of this eSpeak is used to convert detected object into speech format …

Phoneme-BERT: Joint Language Modelling of Phoneme Sequence and ASR Transcript
MN Sundararaman, A Kumar, J Vepa – arXiv preprint arXiv:2102.00804, 2021 – arxiv.org
… Page 3. vert the raw text to speech (TTS). Next, we apply Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) tags to the audio to change the prosody of the produced speech. We also add ambient noise 2 to the speech to make the data align with real-life data …

Designing a Multimodal Emotional Interface in the Context of Negotiation
F Pelzl, K Diepold, J Auernhammer – International Conference on Human …, 2020 – Springer
… Prosody, pitch, volume, duration, and voice quality play a very important role in synthesizing an emotional voice [2]. With the aim to develop a uniform standard for the emotional synthesis of language, the Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) standard was developed by …

A Domain Specific Modeling Language for Model-Based Design of Voice User Interfaces.
C Steinberger, C Kop – ER Forum/Posters/Demos, 2020 – ceur-ws.org
… 22. Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) Version 1.1, https://www.w3.org/TR/speech- synthesis11/, last accessed 2020/10/08 23. Jesse, Mathias Wolfgang (2019). Analysis of voice assistants in eHealth. Master Thesis, July 2019, Universität Klagenfurt. 24 …

Towards Designing Enthusiastic AI Agents
C Viegas, M Alikhani – 2021 – carlaviegas.info
… 2010. Speech synthesis markup language (SSML) version 1.1. World Wide Web Consortium, Recommendation REC-speechsynthesis11-20100907 (2010). [4] Tadas Baltrušaitis, Peter Robinson, and Louis-Philippe Morency. 2016 …

Voice revolution
W Shih – Library Technology Reports, 2020 – journals.ala.org
… speech.48 Amazon Polly, Amazon’s speech synthesis service, now provides twenty-seven synthesized voices across twenty-nine languages and variants in two speaking styles: newscaster and conversational.49 Using Speech Synthesis Markup Language, Alexa developers …

Virtual Assistant: A Multi-paradigm Dialog Workflow System for Visitor Registration During a Pandemic Situation
MF Lie, P Kvalvik – International Conference on Human Interaction and …, 2021 – Springer
… The flow of dialogue consists of Prompts for information, and Intents, catching user utterance by natural language. The Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) has been used to markup text for the generation of synthetic speech …

Social and Functional Pressures in Vocal Alignment: Differences for Human and Voice-AI Interlocutors.
G Zellou, M Cohn – INTERSPEECH, 2020 – isca-speech.org
… These were produced naturally by the human talker; for the Alexa voice, emotionally expressive interjections recorded by the Alexa voice actor, or ‘Speechcons’, were added to the TTS output using speech synthesis markup language (SSML) tags (a limitation of TTS is that …

EmpathicSDS: Investigating Lexical and Acoustic Mimicry to Improve Perceived Empathy in Speech Dialogue Systems
S Zepf, A Gupta, JP Krämer, W Minker – Proceedings of the 2nd …, 2020 – dl.acm.org
… are established commercial products such as Polly from Amazon Web Services (AWS) 1 and WaveNet from Google Cloud 2 that allow to manipulate prosodic properties such as pitch and speaking rate of existing voices via Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) code …

New Occurrences Of Ascomycetes For South America And The Neotropics
PQ Rocha, NS Vitória – Centro de Pesquisas do Cacau Ilhéus …, 2020 – researchgate.net
… Phaeoseptum aquaticum (Halotthiaceae): new record for American continent in a new host for Science. Rodriguésia (Brasil) 70. SPEECH SYNTHESIS MARKUP LANGUAGE- SMML. 2018. Fungus-Host Distribution Database. Disponível em:< http://nt. ars-grin …

Understanding Conversational and Expressive Style in a Multimodal Embodied Conversational Agent
D Aneja, R Hoegen, D McDuff… – Proceedings of the 2021 …, 2021 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. Understanding Conversational and Expressive Style in a Multimodal Embodied Conversational Agent Deepali Aneja aneja@adobe.com Adobe Research Seattle, Washington Daniel McDuf damcduf@microsoft.com Microsoft Research Redmond, Washington …

Including Enthusiasm in Human–AI Communication
C Viegas, M Alikhani – 2021 – carlaviegas.info
… 2010. Speech synthesis markup language (SSML) version 1.1. World Wide Web Consortium, Recommendation REC-speechsynthesis11-20100907 (2010). [5] Tadas Baltrušaitis, Peter Robinson, and Louis-Philippe Morency. 2016 …

Multimodal joke generation and paralinguistic personalization for a socially-aware robot
H Ritschel, T Kiderle, K Weber, F Lingenfelser… – … Conference on Practical …, 2020 – Springer
… 29]). These two text snippets are transformed into a multimodal robot performance based on selected markers from Table 1. Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) 1 is used to add prosody and to embed laughter sounds …

Shimon the Rapper: A Real-Time System for Human-Robot Interactive Rap Battles
R Savery, L Zahray, G Weinberg – arXiv preprint arXiv:2009.09234, 2020 – arxiv.org
… Rhythm to Voice Shimon’s voice is generated by modifying the output of Google’s text-to-speech system. Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) provides options for changing vocal prosody in text-to-speech systems. We …

Subsentence Extraction from Text Using Coverage-Based Deep Learning Language Models
JY Lim, I Sa, HS Ahn, N Gasteiger, SJ Lee… – Sensors, 2021 – mdpi.com
Sentiment prediction remains a challenging and unresolved task in various research fields, including psychology, neuroscience, and computer science. This stems from its high degree of subjectivity and limited input sources that can effectively capture the actual sentiment. This can …

Go to Chapter X to Explore Interactive Narrative on Smart Assistants
LC Klopfenstein, M Di Lorenzi – International Workshop on Chatbot …, 2020 – Springer
… Likewise, the text could be provided using the Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML), which supports tags for controlling reading emphasis, volume, pitch, and rate of speech, allowing GameBook writers to specify how the book should be read …

Adding Speech to Dialogues with a Council of Coaches
L Bosdriesz – 2020 – essay.utwente.nl
… 41 4.2.5 Text-to-Speech Synthesis . . . . . 41 4.3 Speech Synthesis Markup Language . . . . . 42 4.4 Dialogue Design Strategies . . . . . 43 4.5 Additional Features …

American Psychological Association, 238 ampere, 84 Analytical Philosophy, 295, 300, 326 anaphora, 71, 179
ND Andreyev – money – cambridge.org
Page 1. Index #MeToo, 133 3D printing, 15 ABBA, 121 ablism, 291 absence, 109, 142, 153 abstract, 167 abstraction, 32, 34, 37, 39, 108 Anindilyakwa kin, 46 body, 124, 126 emotion, 127 image, 195 music, 112, 113 object, 140 …

Cloud Intelligent based Reference model for Voice-Interactive Application Suites
WM White, K Jayavel – 2020 Second International Conference …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… The response objects must conform to the SSML (Speech Synthesis Markup Language) standard for which special characters such as ampersands and apostrophes must be eliminated and replaced with recommended SSML equivalents which will then be returned by the …

Voice controlled audiobook reader software for visually impaired
T Jokiniemi – 2021 – osuva.uwasa.fi
… 3.1.1. Google Assistant 12 3.1.2. Devices 13 3.2. Speech recognition 13 3.2.1. Dialogflow 13 3.3. Speech synthesis and Speech Synthesis Markup Language SSML 14 3.4. Google Cloud Platform 14 3.4.1. Actions on Google 14 3.4.2. App Engine 14 3.4.3. Google Cloud Storage …

An Experimental Evaluation of Grounding Strategies for Conversational Agents
Y Zou – 2020 – gupea-server.ub.gu.se
… TTS enables to convert text or Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) into synthetic human speech. The text of the tutorial and main dialogue is shown in Chapter 4.1. Besides, in order to help understand the text well, SSML is used to enhance speech synthesis …

Development and implementation of interactive drama for smart speakers
O Ollikainen – 2020 – aaltodoc.aalto.fi
… Personal Assistant IVA Intelligent Virtual Assistant JSON JavaScript Object Notation MP3 MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3 NLP Natural Language Processing NLU Natural Language Understanding SDK Software Development Kit SSML Speech Synthesis Markup Language TTS Text-To …

15 AI Emerging
N Girija, T Bhuvaneswari – Artificial Intelligence (AI): Recent …, 2021 – books.google.com
… Using Speech Synthesis Markup Language, the Alexa whispers mode use gentle voice without disturbing anyone around in a quiet environment. Figure 15.4 shows the subset of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning …

Comedians in cafes getting data: evaluating timing and adaptivity in real-world robot comedy performance
J Vilk, NT Fitter – Proceedings of the 2020 ACM/IEEE international …, 2020 – dl.acm.org
… Amazon Polly’s Joey voice (with default settings) delivers most lines with natural pacing. When it does not, we use Speech Synthesis Markup Language [1] to customize how Joey speaks a line to match the intended delivery …

Privacy analysis of voice user interfaces
F Yeasmin – 2020 – trepo.tuni.fi
… ISO International organization for standardization NLU Natural language understanding PIA Privacy impact assessment SSML Speech synthesis markup language UX User experience VAD Voice assistant device VUI Voice user interface Page 9. 1 1 INTRODUCTION …

Introduction to Conversational AI
L Boonstra – The Definitive Guide to Conversational AI with …, 2021 – Springer
… TTS converts text or Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) input into audio data like MP3 or LINEAR16 (the encoding used in WAV files). WaveNet. In the past, we had standard Machine Learning models for generating voices. They sounded very robotic …

An empirical study of the effect of acoustic-prosodic entrainment on the perceived trustworthiness of conversational avatars
RH Gálvez, A Gravano, Š Be?uš, R Levitan… – Speech …, 2020 – Elsevier
JavaScript is disabled on your browser. Please enable JavaScript to use all the features on this page. Skip to main content Skip to article …

Audrey: A personalized open-domain conversational bot
CH Hong, Y Liang, SS Roy, A Jain, V Agarwal… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2020 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Audrey: A Personalized Open-Domain Conversational Bot Chung Hoon Hong2, Yuan Liang2, Sagnik Sinha Roy1, Arushi Jain1, Vihang Agarwal3 Ryan Draves3, Zhizhuo Zhou3, William Chen3, Yujian Liu3, Martha …

Designers characterize naturalness in voice user interfaces: their goals, practices, and challenges
Y Kim, M Reza, J McGrenere, D Yoon – … of the 2021 CHI Conference on …, 2021 – dl.acm.org
… In order to help designers modify the synthesized voice in more efective and efcient ways, tech giants such as Amazon and IBM have developed their own high-level SSML (Speech Synthesis Markup Language) tags that comprise the efects from multiple primitive standard …

A Practical Experience on the Amazon Alexa Integration in Smart Offices
R Bogdan, A Tatu, MM Crisan-Vida, M Popa… – Sensors, 2021 – mdpi.com
Smart offices are dynamically evolving spaces meant to enhance employees’ efficiency, but also to create a healthy and proactive working environment. In a competitive business world, the challenge of providing a balance between the efficiency and wellbeing of employees may …

Neural Models for Integrating Prosody in Spoken Language Understanding
T Tran – 2020 – search.proquest.com
Page 1. c Copyright 2020 Trang Tran Page 2. Neural Models for Integrating Prosody in Spoken Language Understanding Trang Tran A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy University of Washington 2020 …

Manipulating and Evaluating Levels of Personality Perceptions of Voice Assistants through Enactment-Based Dialogue Design
ST Völkel, S Meindl, H Hussmann – CUI 2021-3rd Conference on …, 2021 – dl.acm.org
… assistant. To underline the different personality levels, we adjusted the respective voice assis- tant’s para-linguistic features, that is pitch, speech rate, and volume, by changing the default speech synthesis markup language (SSML) …

Toward fairness in AI for people with disabilities SBG@ a research roadmap
A Guo, E Kamar, JW Vaughan, H Wallach… – ACM SIGACCESS …, 2020 – dl.acm.org
… We use the term “speech systems” to refer to Al systems that recognize the content (ie, words) and/or properties (ie, prosody, speaker demographics) of speech, or that generate speech from symbolic inputs such as text, Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML), or other …

Love dolls and sex robots in unproven and unexplored fields of application
O Bendel – Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 2021 – degruyter.com
… their own experience and experiments. Bendel has made proposals for the adaptation of synthetic voices using Speech Synthesis Markup Language, which are still waiting to be implemented [38]. Artists and designers may …

Voice as a Contemporary Frontier of Interaction Design
A Schmitt, N Zierau, A Janson… – … on Information Systems …, 2021 – alexandria.unisg.ch
… certain tasks and contexts. Platforms offer several synthesized text-to-speech (TTS) voice libraries and Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) for further personalization (Branham & Roy, 2019). Information and content …

Chatbot for food preferences modelling and recipe recommendation
ÁMFM Samagaio – 2020 – repositorio-aberto.up.pt
Page 1. Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto Chatbot for food preferences modelling and recipe recommendation Álvaro Miguel Figueira Mendes Samagaio Dissertation Mestrado Integrado em Bioengenharia – Engenharia Biomédica …

5 Advertisers Get Ready
J Turow – The Voice Catchers, 2021 – degruyter.com
… of speech sounds.” Polly offers more than fifty voices to American developers, and along with it they can use, also free, Polly’s speech-synthesis markup language. That allows a developer to adjust the chosen voice to match the meaning of an utterance …

Giving Smart Agents a Voice: How a Smart Agent’s Voice Influences Its Relationships with Consumers
Y Han – 2020 – vtechworks.lib.vt.edu
Page 1. Giving Smart Agents a Voice: How a Smart Agent’s Voice Influences Its Relationships with Consumers Yegyu Han Dissertation submitted to the faculty of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of …

Building A User-Centric and Content-Driven Socialbot
H Fang – arXiv preprint arXiv:2005.02623, 2020 – arxiv.org
Page 1. ©Copyright 2019 Hao Fang arXiv:2005.02623v1 [cs.CL] 6 May 2020 Page 2. Building A User-Centric and Content-Driven Socialbot Hao Fang A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy …

Conveying Reassurance with Confidence and Confirmation
A Thymé-Gobbel, C Jankowski – Mastering Voice Interfaces, 2021 – Springer
… For audio output, Actions on Google supports Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML), which is useful for non-verbal audio (NVA) and for providing detailed output pronunciation instructions, how to say a name, where to pause, and for how long. Ending the conversation …

Development and implementation of an automotive virtual assistant
L LAVAGNO, A CELESTINO – webthesis.biblio.polito.it
Page 1. POLITECNICO DI TORINO Master’s Degree in Mechatronic Engineering Master’s Degree Thesis Development and implementation of an automotive virtual assistant Supervisor Prof. Luciano LAVAGNO Candidate Andrea CELESTINO Academic Year 2019-2020 Page 2 …

Creating Secure Personalized Experiences
A Thymé-Gobbel, C Jankowski – Mastering Voice Interfaces, 2021 – Springer
This chapter builds on what you learned about context in Chapter 14as you now explore creating individualized voice interfaces that users will trust. Even while writing this chapter, there were…

Design, Development, and Evaluation of Research Tools for Evidence-based Learning: a Digital Game-based Spelling Training for German Primary School …
H Holz – 2020 – bibliographie.uni-tuebingen.de
Page 1. Design, Development, and Evaluation of Research Tools for Evidence-Based Learning: A Digital Game-Based Spelling Training for German Primary School Children Dissertation der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät …

Real-Time Emotion-Sensitive User Interfaces
S Zepf – 2021 – oparu.uni-ulm.de
Page 1. Universität Ulm | 89081 Ulm | Germany Faculty of Engineering, Computer Science and Psychology Institute of Communications Engineering Real-Time Emotion-Sensitive User Interfaces A thesis submitted to attain the degree of Dr. rer. nat …

Designing and Evaluating Young Children’s Interaction During an Alexa Trivia Game
Y Du – 2020 – search.proquest.com
Page 1. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE Designing and Evaluating Young Children’s Interaction During an Alexa Trivia Game DISSERTATION submitted in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY in Informatics by Yao Du …

Preservice Teachers? Perceptions of Artificial Intelligence Tutors for Learning
F Incerti – 2020 – search.proquest.com
Page 1. Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions of Artificial Intelligence Tutors for Learning A dissertation presented to the faculty of The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Doctor of Philosophy Federica Incerti …

Face-to-face collaboration technology for children
K Diederich – 2020 – search.proquest.com
Page 1. FACE-TO-FACE COLLABORATION TECHNOLOGY FOR CHILDREN by Kyle Diederich A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Computer Science in the Graduate College of The University of Iowa August 2020 …

Agents presenting themselves as Strangers duringPrivacy Permission Requests: Effects on Disclosureand Privacy Awareness of Children
NA Zwart – 2021 – essay.utwente.nl
Page 1. Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science Agents presenting themselves as Strangers during Privacy Permission Requests: Effects on Disclosure and Privacy Awareness of Children Thesis MSc Interaction Technology Author: Nynke Zwart …

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