Antonio Rui Ferreira Rebordão

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Several experiments have been carried out that revealed weaknesses of the current Text-To-Speech (TTS) systems in their emotional expressivity. Although some TTS systems allow XML-based representations of prosodic and/or phonetic variables, few publications considered, as a pre-processing stage, the use of intelligent text processing to detect affective(More)
Speech can express subjective meanings and intents that, in order to be fully understood, rely heavily in its affec-tive perception. Some Text-to-Speech (TTS) systems reveal weaknesses in their emotional expressivity but this situation can be improved by a better parametrization of the acoustic and prosodic parameters. This paper describes an approach for(More)
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