4th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing
Philadelphia, PA, USA
This paper describes synthesis of English syllable-initial stop-liquid and /s/-stop-liquid clusters using the HLsyn speech synthesis program. The articulo-acoustic parameters of HLsyn permit efficient synthesis of most consonant types; the parameter specifications also capture important generalizations about how related sets of consonants are produced. Here, we discuss settings of a small number of parameters that permit synthesis of 60 different phonetic sequences.
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Bibliographic reference. Williams, David R. (1996): "Synthesis of initial (/s/-) stop-liquid clusters using HLsyn", In ICSLP-1996, 2219-2222.