Towards a Voice Conversion System Based on Frame Selection

@article{Dutoit2007TowardsAV,
  title={Towards a Voice Conversion System Based on Frame Selection},
  author={Thierry Dutoit and Andre Holzapfel and Matthieu Jottrand and Alexis Moinet and Javier P{\'e}rez and Yannis Stylianou},
  journal={2007 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - ICASSP '07},
  year={2007},
  volume={4},
  pages={IV-513-IV-516}
}
The subject of this paper is the conversion of a given speaker's voice (the source speaker) into another identified voice (the target one). We assume we have at our disposal a large amount of speech samples from source and target voice with at least a part of them being parallel. The proposed system is built on a mapping function between source and target spectral envelopes followed by a frame selection algorithm to produce final spectral envelopes. Converted speech is produced by a basic LP… CONTINUE READING
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