Overview of NIT HMM-based speech synthesis system for Blizzard Challenge 2012

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This paper describes a hidden Markov model (HMM) based speech synthesis system developed for the Blizzard Challenge 2012. In the Blizzard Challenge 2012, we focused on a design of contexts for using audio books as training data and duration modeling of silence between sentences for synthesizing paragraphs. It is well known that contextual factors affect… (More)

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