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An Objective Evaluation Framework for Pathological Speech Synthesis

@article{Halpern2021AnOE,
  title={An Objective Evaluation Framework for Pathological Speech Synthesis},
  author={Bence Mark Halpern and Julian Fritsch and Enno Hermann and Rob van Son and Odette Scharenborg and Mathew Magimai.-Doss},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2107.00308}
}
The development of pathological speech systems is currently hindered by the lack of a standardised objective evaluation framework. In this work, (1) we utilise existing detection and analysis techniques to propose a general framework for the consistent evaluation of synthetic pathological speech. This framework evaluates the voice quality and the intelligibility aspects of speech and is shown to be complementary using our experiments. (2) Using our proposed evaluation framework, we develop and… Expand

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