Caroline Henton

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This account of the great variety of stops in the world's languages shows that, apart from their place of articulation, these sounds can be described principally in terms of the activities that occur at three phases: onset, closure, and release. Other potentially contrastive features discussed include length, and the use of the glottalic airstream mechanism(More)
We describe attempts to synthesize visible speech in real-time on a Macintosh™ personal computer, and to enable the user to color the text of the speech to be synthesized emotionally, according to the user's wishes, the representation of the text, or the semantics of the utterance. The animated visible speech will be demonstrated, in real time, using a(More)
Against a background of incorporating a talking head into a role-playing simulator, enhancements are proposed for users of the simulator and of text-to-speech systems in general. The first is the ability to generate vocal emotion in synthetic speech using a limited number of prosodic parameters with a concatenative speech synthesizer. The second enhancement(More)
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