Data Driven Methods in Speech Synthesis

  title={Data Driven Methods in Speech Synthesis},
  author={Geir Gunnarsson},
Man has wanted machines to speak for him since the dawn of the computer age. In the beginning people were very optimistic and thought that the computers could easily be programmed to read text and utter speech sounds. The reality has proven to be different. Yet, these daring attempts have given us systems that are quite usable and already taking part in servicing people in their every-day life. These attempts can be split into two categories technologically. On one hand we have solutions that… CONTINUE READING