Speech Prosody 2002
Recent years have been marked by the increasing development of personal robots such as small pets or humanoids, often having young and cartoon like personalities. A key feature they currently lack is the ability to speak in a emotional life-like manner. We present here a technology that makes this possible by using concatenative speech synthesis.
Bibliographic reference. Oudeyer, Pierre-Yves (2002): "The synthesis of cartoon emotional speech", In SP-2002, 551-554.