Waveform-Based Speaker Representations for Speech Synthesis

  title={Waveform-Based Speaker Representations for Speech Synthesis},
  author={Moquan Wan and Gilles Degottex and Mark John Francis Gales},
© 2018 International Speech Communication Association. All rights reserved. Speaker adaptation is a key aspect of building a range of speech processing systems, for example personalised speech synthesis. For deep-learning based approaches, the model parameters are hard to interpret, making speaker adaptation more challenging. One widely used method to address this problem is to extract a fixed length vector as speaker representation, and use this as an additional input to the task-specific… 
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