Towards a Robust Speech Intelligibility Test in Japanese

  title={Towards a Robust Speech Intelligibility Test in Japanese},
  author={Rajesh Kumar Verma and Shailendra Nigam and Anuradha Sengar},
For synthesizing voice quality expressed by adjectives, acoustical correlates to adjective ratings of speaker characteristics are investigated. First, two sentences uttered by each of 20 male and 19 female speakers are rated by 22 listeners on eight semantic-differential scales used in everyday life. This paper focuses on two scales relating to dynamic aspect of articulation: “resting – busy” and “articulate – inarticulate”. For each gender, several acoustic parameters of the top and bottom… CONTINUE READING
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