Developments in speech synthesis.047085538X
Developments in speech synthesis.
Tatham, Mark and Katherine Morton.
John Wiley & Sons
Aimed at researchers, practicing engineers, and advanced students, this volume provides an overview of recent developments in speech synthesis. The focus is on the potential for improvements to computer- produced speech that enable it to sound more natural and expressive. Sample topics include the advantages and disadvantages of the statistical approach to automatic speech recognition; the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium, www.w3.org) An international industry consortium founded in 1994 by Tim Berners-Lee to develop standards for the Web. It is hosted in the U.S. by the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT (www.csail.mit.edu/index.php). design criteria for Speech Synthesis Markup Language Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) is an XML-based markup language for speech synthesis applications. It is a recommendation of the W3C's voice browser working group. SSML is often embedded in VoiceXML scripts to drive interactive telephony systems. (SSML SSML Speech Synthesis Markup Language ); and phonological pho·nol·o·gy
n. pl. pho·nol·o·gies
1. The study of speech sounds in language or a language with reference to their distribution and patterning and to tacit rules governing pronunciation.
2. and phonetic models of intonation. The authors are affiliated with the U. of Essex, UK.
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