5th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology

Rhodes, Greece
September 22-25, 1997

Bell Laboratories Russian Text-To-Speech System

Elena Pavlova, Yuri Pavlov, Richard Sproat, Chilin Shih, Jan P. H. van Santen

Bell Labs - Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, NJ, USA

This paper describes the Bell Labs Russian text-to-speech system, a concatenative system with extensive text-analysis capabilities. The construction of Russian-specific modules will be discussed, including the text-analysis module, the acoustic inventory, the duration module, and the intonation module.

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Bibliographic reference.  Pavlova, Elena / Pavlov, Yuri / Sproat, Richard / Shih, Chilin / Santen, Jan P. H. van (1997): "Bell laboratories Russian text-to-speech system", In EUROSPEECH-1997, 2451-2454.