ADEPT: A Dataset for Evaluating Prosody Transfer

  title={ADEPT: A Dataset for Evaluating Prosody Transfer},
  author={Alexandra Torresquintero and Tian Huey Teh and Christine Wallis and Marlene Staib and Devang S. Ram Mohan and Vivian Hu and Lorenzo Foglianti and Jiameng Gao and Simon King},
Text-to-speech is now able to achieve near-human naturalness and research focus has shifted to increasing expressivity. One popular method is to transfer the prosody from a reference speech sample. There have been considerable advances in using prosody transfer to generate more expressive speech, but the field lacks a clear definition of what successful prosody transfer means and a method for measuring it. We introduce a dataset of prosodically-varied reference natural speech samples for… 

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