First European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology

Paris, France
September 27-29, 1989

Discourse Intonation and Expressive Synthetic Speech

T. Brovchenko, V. Voloshin

Odessa State University, USSR

Marked results have been achieved in recent years in text-to-speech synthesis. But though intonation of discourse has receivedo considerable attention in the past decade, prosody being one of the main factors, determining the quality of synthetic speech, surprisingly little research has been carried out into synthetic discourse intonation.

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Bibliographic reference.  Brovchenko, T. / Voloshin, V. (1989): "Discourse intonation and expressive synthetic speech", In EUROSPEECH-1989, 1364-1365.