Fourth European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology

Madrid, Spain
September 18-21, 1995

Introducing a Parametric Consonantal Model to the Articulatory Speech Synthesiser

Mats Bavegard

Dept. Speech Communication and Music Acoustics, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

A consonantal extension to our parameterised VT area function model for vowels [1], is proposed. It adds three new parameters to the minimum of the three basic vocalic parameters. Applications to retroflex, lateral and nasal sounds are discussed, in part with reference to VT sweep-tone data.

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Bibliographic reference.  Bavegard, Mats (1995): "Introducing a parametric consonantal model to the articulatory speech synthesiser", In EUROSPEECH-1995, 1857-1860.