Viviane de Franca Oliveira

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The language competition model of Viviane de Oliveira et al is modified by associating with each language a string of 32 bits. Whenever a language changes in this Viviane model, also one randomly selected bit is flipped. If then only languages with different bit-strings are counted as different, the resulting size distribution of languages agrees with the(More)
This paper proposes an improved cross-lingual speaker adaptation technique with considering the differences between language-dependent average voices in a Speech-to-Speech Translation system. A state mapping based method had been introduced for cross-lingual speaker adaptation in HMM-based speech synthesis. In this method, the transforms estimated from the(More)
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