Hsi-Chun Hsiao

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A new data-driven approach to building a speaking rate-dependent hierarchical prosodic model (SR-HPM), directly from a large prosody-unlabeled speech database containing utterances of various speaking rates, to describe the influences of speaking rate on Mandarin speech prosody is proposed. It is an extended version of the existing HPM model which contains(More)
In this paper, four speech corpora collected in the Speech Lab of NCTU in recent years are discussed. They include a Mandarin treebank speech corpus, a Min-Nan speech corpus, a Hakka speech corpus, and a Chinese-English mixed speech corpus. Currently, they are used separately to develop a corpus-based Mandarin TTS system, a Min-Nan TTS system, a Hakka TTS(More)
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