RareEventsand ClosedDomains : Two DelicateConceptsin SpeechSynthesis BerndMöbius Instituteof NaturalLanguageProcessing , Universityof Stuttgart , Germany

  • Bernd. Moebius
  • Published 2001
Oneof the mostseriouschallengesfor speechsynthesisis the systematictreatmentof eventsin languageandspeechthatare known to have low frequenciesof occurrence.The problems thatextremelyunbalancedfrequency distributionsposefor rulebasedor data-dri ven modelsareoften underestimatedor even unrecognized.This paperdiscussestheseproblemsin thecontexts of morphology… CONTINUE READING