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University of Helsinki Department of Speech Sciences - Faculty of Behavioural Sciences
 
Glott-HMM synthesis
 
Project members:
Tuomo Raitio
Paavo Alku
Helsinki University of Technology
Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics
P.O. Box 3000
FI-02015 TKK
Finland

Antti Suni
Martti Vainio
University of Helsinki
Department of Speech Sciences
Siltavuorenpenger 20 A
PO Box 9
00014 University of Helsinki
Finland

  
Publications
 Tuomo Raitio: Hidden Markov model based Finnish text-to-speech system utilizing glottal inverse filtering, Master's thesis, Helsinki University of Technology, 2008.

Tuomo Raitio, Antti Suni, Hannu Pulakka, Martti Vainio, and Paavo Alku: HMM-based Finnish text-to-speech system utilizing glottal inverse filtering, in Proc. Interspeech, 2008.

Tuomo Raitio, Antti Suni, Junichi Yamagishi , Hannu Pulakka, Jani Nurminen, Martti Vainio, and Paavo Alku: HMM-Based Speech Synthesis Utilizing Glottal Inverse Filtering, IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 153-165, 2011

Tuomo Raitio, Antti Suni, Hannu Pulakka, Martti Vainio, Paavo Alku: Utilizing glottal source pulse library for generating improved excitation signal for HMM-based speech synthesis. Proc. of the International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’11), Prague, Czech Republic, May 22-27, 2011.

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Martti Vainio, Antti Suni, Tuomo Raitio, Jani Nurminen, Juhani Järvikivi, Paavo Alku: New Method for Delexicalization and its Application to Prosodic Tagging for Text-to-Speech Synthesis. Proc. of the Interspeech 2009, Brighton, UK, 6-10 Sept. 2009

Tuomo Raitio, Antti Suni, Hannu Pulakka, Martti Vainio, Paavo Alku: Comparison of formant enhancement methods for HMM-based speech synthesis. Proc. of the 7th ISCA Speech Synthesis Workshop, Kyoto, Japan, Sept. 22-24, 2010.

Antti Suni, Tuomo Raitio, Martti Vainio, Paavo Alku: The GlottHMM speech synthesis entry for Blizzard Challenge 2010. Proc. of the Blizzard Challenge 2010 Workshop, Kyoto, Japan, Sept. 25, 2010.

Tuomo Raitio, Antti Suni, Martti Vainio, Paavo Alku: Analysis of HMM-based Lombard speech synthesis. Proc. of Interspeech’11, Florence, Italy, Aug. 28-31, 2011.

Antti Suni, Tuomo Raitio, Martti Vainio, Paavo Alku: The GlottHMM entry for Blizzard Challenge 2011: Utilizing source unit selection in HMM-based speech synthesis for improved excitation generation. Proc. of the ISCA Blizzard Challenge 2011 Workshop, Turin, Italy, Sept. 2, 2011.

Tuomo Raitio, Marko Takanen, Olli Santala, Antti Suni, Martti Vainio, Paavo Alku: On measuring the intelligibility of synthetic speech in noise – Do we need a realistic noise environment? Proc. IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’12), Kyoto, Japan, March 25-30, 2012.

Tuomo Raitio, Antti Suni, Martti Vainio, and Paavo Alku: High quality synthetic speech on a wide vocal effort continuum: Statistical parametric speech synthesis with glottal pulse library, Listening Talker (LISTA) Workshop, Edinburgh, May 2-3, 2012.

Tuomo Raitio, Antti Suni, Martti Vainio, Paavo Alku: Wideband parametric speech synthesis using warped linear prediction. Proc. of Interspeech’12, Portland, Oregon, USA, Sept. 9-13, 2012.

Martti Vainio, Daniel Aalto, Antti Suni, Anja Arnhold, Tuomo Raitio, Henri Seijo, Juhani Järvikivi, Paavo Alku: Effect of noise type and level on focus related fundamental frequency changes. Proc. of Interspeech’12, Portland, Oregon, USA, Sept. 9-13, 2012.

Antti Suni, Tuomo Raitio, Martti Vainio, and Paavo Alku: The GlottHMM Entry for Blizzard Challenge 2012 - Hybrid Approach, in Blizzard Challenge 2012 Workshop, Portland, Oregon, 2012.