Voice conversion for unknown speakers

  title={Voice conversion for unknown speakers},
  author={Hui Ye and Steve J. Young},
Voice conversion is a technique for modifying a source speaker’s speech to sound as if it was spoken by a target speaker. The conventional solutions to this problem are based on training and applying conversion functions which require a substantial amount of training data from both the source and the target speaker. In this paper, we present a voice conversion technique that requires no preexisting training data from the source speaker. This new approach uses a speech recognizer to index the… CONTINUE READING
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