The Simple 4 All entry to the Blizzard Challenge 2014

  title={The Simple 4 All entry to the Blizzard Challenge 2014},
  author={Antti Suni and Tuomo Raitio and D. R. Ramesh Babu Gowda and Reima Karhila and Matthew Gibson and Oliver Watts},
We describe the synthetic voices entered into the 2014 Blizzard Challenge by the SIMPLE4ALL consortium. The 2014 Blizzard Challenge presents an opportunity to test and benchmark some of the tools we have been developing to address the problem of how to produce systems in arbitrary new languages with minimal annotated data and language-specific expertise on the part of the system builders. We here explain how our tools were used to address these problems on the different tasks of the challenge… CONTINUE READING

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