MARY TTS participation in the Blizzard Challenge 2007 Marc Schröder and

  title={MARY TTS participation in the Blizzard Challenge 2007 Marc Schr{\"o}der and},
  author={Anna Hunecke},
This paper describes the second participation of the open source MARY TTS unit selection system in a Blizzard challenge. Compared to last year’s system, a number of welldefined changes have been made to the algorithm, concerning unit definition, prosody models, and signal modification. The results in this year’s challenge are considerably improved, confirming that the changes were worthwhile. The paper also reports on an approach to the selection of a subset of the utterances provided, in order… CONTINUE READING


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