Limited Domain Synthesis of Expressive Military Speech for Animated Characters

  title={Limited Domain Synthesis of Expressive Military Speech for Animated Characters},
  author={W. Lewis Johnson and Sidharth Narayanan and Richard Whitney and Ranajit Das and Mustafa Bulut and Catherine LaBore},
Text-to-speech synthesis can play an important role in interactive education and training applications, as voices for animated agents. Such agents need high-quality voices capable of expressing intent and emotion. This paper presents preliminary results in an effort aimed at synthesizing expressive military speech for training applications. Such speech has acoustic and prosodic characteristics that can differ markedly from ordinary conversational speech. A limited domain synthesis approach is… CONTINUE READING
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