Anna Hunecke

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The paper assesses the capability of an HMM-based TTS system to produce German speech. The results are discussed in qualitative terms, and compared over three different choices of context features. In addition, the system is adapted to a small set of football announcements, in an exploratory attempt to synthe-sise expressive speech. We conclude that the(More)
The present paper reports on the creation of German unit selection voices from corpora which had been recorded and annotated previously in the BITS project. We describe the unit selection mechanism of our MARY TTS platform, as well as the tools for creating a synthesis voice from a speech corpus, and their application to the creation of German unit(More)
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