Physical Interpretation of Word Gestalt Based on Invariant Representation of Speech and Its Application to Implement of Infants' Vocal Imitation * 1


In this paper we propose a new framework of speech generation by imitating “infants’ vocal imiation”. Most of the speech synthesizers take a phoneme sequence as input and generate speech by converting each of the phonemes. However infants usually acquire speech generation ability without text or phoneme. As developmental psychology states, from the… (More)