Speech Synthesis of Code-Mixed Text

  title={Speech Synthesis of Code-Mixed Text},
  author={Sunayana Sitaram and Alan W. Black},
Most Text to Speech (TTS) systems today assume that the input text is in a single language and is written in the same language that the text needs to be synthesized in. However, in bilingual and multilingual communities, code mixing or code switching occurs in speech, in which speakers switch between languages in the same utterance. Due to the popularity of social media, we now see code-mixing even in text in these multilingual communities. TTS systems capable of synthesizing such text need to… CONTINUE READING
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