Tone modeling using stress information for HMM-based Thai speech synthesis

Decha Moungsri, Tomoki Koriyama, Takashi Nose, Takao Kobayashi

研究成果: Conference article査読

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This paper describes a modeling technique of Thai tones for HMM-based speech synthesis. Tones are important prosodic features for tonal languages including Thai because the phonetically same words but with different tones give different meanings. Although there have been several approaches to improving tone correctness of synthetic speech by considering tone types, another significant factor, stress, was not used explicitly for prosody modeling. We incorporate stress/unstress information into the framework of the HMM-based speech synthesis. Objective and subjective evaluation results show that the use of stress information improves the performance in Thai tone modeling.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)1057-1061
ページ数5
ジャーナルProceedings of the International Conference on Speech Prosody
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2014
イベント7th International Conference on Speech Prosody, SP 2014 - Dublin, Ireland
継続期間: 2014 5月 202014 5月 23

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 言語および言語学
  • 言語学および言語

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