Gudrun Schuchmann

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This paper presents results on the selection of application scenarios and persona design for sociolect and dialect speech synthesis. These results are derived from a listening experiment and a user study. Most speech synthesis applications focus on major languages that are spoken by many people. We think that the localization of speech synthesis(More)
This paper describes our work on developing corpora of three varieties of Viennese for unit selection speech synthesis. The synthetic voices for Viennese varieties, implemented with the open domain unit selection speech synthesis engine Multisyn of Festival will also be released within Festival. The paper especially focuses on two questions: how we selected(More)
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