Synthesizing emotions in speech: is it time to get excited?

@inproceedings{Murray1996SynthesizingEI,
  title={Synthesizing emotions in speech: is it time to get excited?},
  author={Iain R. Murray and John L. Arnott},
  booktitle={ICSLP},
  year={1996}
}
Modern speech synthesis systems with very high intelligibility are readily available in a number of languages. However, the output from all present systems is still readily identifiable as being machine-generated the output does not sound "natural". One aspect of naturalness is the variability introduced by the emotional state of the speaker, and related… CONTINUE READING