Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Simon King

Personal Chair of Speech Processing

  1. Stochastic Pronunciation Modelling for Out-of-Vocabulary Spoken Term Detection

    Wang, D., King, S. & Frankel, J., May 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing. 19, 4, p. 688-698 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Speech Waveform Reconstruction using Convolutional Neural Networks with Noise and Periodic Inputs

    Watts, O., Valentini Botinhao, C. & King, S., 17 Apr 2019, ICASSP 2019 - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP). Brighton, United Kingdom: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 7045-7049 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  3. Neural net word representations for phrase-break prediction without a part of speech tagger

    Watts, O., Gangireddy, S., Yamagishi, J., King, S., Renals, S., Stan, A. & Giurgiu, M., 4 May 2014, ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2599-2603 5 p. 6854070

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  4. Unsupervised continuous-valued word features for phrase-break prediction without a part-of-speech tagger.

    Watts, O., Yamagishi, J. & King, S., Aug 2011, Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association. Cosi, P., De Mori, R., Di Fabbrizio, G. & Pieraccini, R. (eds.). ISCA, p. 2157-2160 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  5. The role of higher-level linguistic features in HMM-based speech synthesis

    Watts, O., Yamagishi, J. & King, S., 2010, Proc. Interspeech. p. 841-844

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  6. Sentence-level control vectors for deep neural network speech synthesis

    Watts, O., Wu, Z. & King, S., Sep 2015, INTERSPEECH 2015 16th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association. International Speech Communication Association, p. 2217-2221 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  7. From HMMs to DNNs: Where Do the Improvements Come From?

    Watts, O., Henter, G. E., Merritt, T., Wu, Z. & King, S., Mar 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 5505-5509 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  8. Unsupervised and lightly-supervised learning for rapid construction of TTS systems in multiple languages from `found' data: evaluation and analysis

    Watts, O., Stan, A., Clark, R., Mamiya, Y., Giurgiu, M., Yamagishi, J. & King, S., Aug 2013, 8th ISCA Speech Synthesis Workshop: Barcelona, Spain. ISCA-INST SPEECH COMMUNICATION ASSOC, p. 101-106 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  9. HMM adaptation and voice conversion for the synthesis of child speech: a comparison

    Watts, O., Yamagishi, J., King, S. & Berkling, K., Sep 2009, Interspeech 2009, Brighton UK. p. 2627-2630 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  10. HMM-based synthesis of child speech

    Watts, O., Yamagishi, J., Berkling, K. & King, S., 2008, Proc. of The 1st Workshop on Child, Computer and Interaction (ICMI'08 post-conference workshop).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  11. Synthesis of Child Speech With HMM Adaptation and Voice Conversion

    Watts, O., Yamagishi, J., King, S. & Berkling, K., Jul 2010, In : IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing. 18, 5, p. 1005-1016 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Exemplar-based Speech Waveform Generation

    Watts, O., Valentini Botinhao, C., Espic calderón, F. & King, S., 6 Sep 2018, Interspeech 2018. Hyderabad, India, p. 2022-2026 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  13. Letter-based speech synthesis

    Watts, O., Yamagishi, J. & King, S., Sep 2010, Proc. Speech Synthesis Workshop 2010.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  14. Speaker adaptation and the evaluation of speaker similarity in the EMIME speech-to-speech translation project

    Wester, M., Dines, J., Gibson, M., Liang, H., Wu, Y-J., Saheer, L., King, S., Oura, K., Garner, P. N., Byrne, W., Guan, Y., Hirsimaki, T., Karhila, R., Kurimo, M., Shannon, M., Shiota, S., Tian, J., Tokuda, K. & Yamagishi, J., 2010, Proc. of 7th ISCA Speech Synthesis Workshop.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  15. Asynchronous Articulatory Feature Recognition Using Dynamic Bayesian Networks

    Wester, M., Frankel, J. & King, S., 1 Dec 2004, Proc. IEICI Beyond HMM Workshop.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  16. Investigating gated recurrent neural networks for speech synthesis

    Wu, Z. & King, S., Mar 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1-5 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  17. A study of speaker adaptation for DNN-based speech synthesis

    Wu, Z., Swietojanski, P., Veaux, C., Renals, S. & King, S., 6 Sep 2015, Proceedings of Interspeech 2015. International Speech Communication Association

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  18. Anti-Spoofing for Text-Independent Speaker Verification: An Initial Database, Comparison of Countermeasures, and Human Performance

    Wu, Z., De Leon, P., Demiroglu, C., Khodabakhsh, A., King, S., Ling, Z., Saito, D., Stewart, B., Toda, T., Wester, M. & Yamagishi, J., Apr 2016, In : IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing. 24, 4, p. 768 - 783 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Deep neural networks employing multi-task learning and stacked bottleneck features for speech synthesis.

    Wu, Z., Valentini-Botinhao, C., Watts, O. & King, S., 1 Apr 2015, Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2015 IEEE International Conference on. Brisbane, Australia, p. 4460-4464 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  20. SAS: A Speaker Verification Spoofing Database Containing Diverse Attacks

    Wu, Z., Khodabakhsh, A., Demiroglu, C., Yamagishi, J., Saito, D., Toda, T. & King, S., 2015, Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2015 IEEE International Conference on . Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 4440-4444 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  21. Merlin: An Open Source Neural Network Speech Synthesis System

    Wu, Z., Watts, O. & King, S., 15 Sep 2016, 9th ISCA Speech Synthesis Workshop (2016). p. 202-207 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  22. Improved Average-Voice-based Speech Synthesis Using Gender-Mixed Modeling and a Parameter Generation Algorithm Considering GV

    Yamagishi, J., Kobayashi, T., Renals, S., King, S., Zen, H., Toda, T. & Tokuda, K., 1 Aug 2007, SSW6-2007: 6th ISCA Workshop on Speech Synthesis. International Speech Communication Association, p. 125-130 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  23. Robust Speaker-Adaptive HMM-Based Text-to-Speech Synthesis

    Yamagishi, J., Nose, T., Zen, H., Ling, Z. H., Toda, T., Tokuda, K., King, S. & Renals, S., Aug 2009, In : IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing. 17, 6, p. 1208-1230 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Thousands of Voices for HMM-Based Speech Synthesis-Analysis and Application of TTS Systems Built on Various ASR Corpora

    Yamagishi, J., Usabaev, B., King, S., Watts, O., Dines, J., Tian, J., Guan, Y., Hu, R., Oura, K., Wu, Y-J., Tokuda, K., Karhila, R. & Kurimo, M., Jul 2010, In : IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing. 18, 5, p. 984-1004 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Robustness of HMM-based speech synthesis

    Yamagishi, J., Ling, Z. & King, S., Sep 2008, Proc. Interspeech. p. 581-584 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  26. Roles of the Average Voice in Speaker-adaptive HMM-based Speech Synthesis

    Yamagishi, J., Watts, O., King, S. & Usabaev, B., 2010, Proc. Interspeech 2010.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  27. Simple methods for improving speaker-similarity of HMM-based speech synthesis

    Yamagishi, J. & King, S., 2010, Proc. ICASSP 2010.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  28. Analysis of unsupervised and noise-robust speaker-adaptive HMM-based speech synthesis systems toward a unified ASR and TTS framework

    Yamagishi, J., Lincoln, M., King, S., Dines, J., Gibson, M., Tian, J. & Guan, Y., Sep 2009, Interspeech 2009 Edinburgh..

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  29. Thousands of voices for HMM-based speech synthesis

    Yamagishi, J., Usabaev, B., King, S., Watts, O., Dines, J., Tian, J., Hu, R., Guan, Y., Oura, K., Tokuda, K., Karhila, R. & Kurimo, M., Sep 2009, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH 2009: 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH 2009; Brighton, United Kingdom. p. 420-423 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  30. Speech synthesis technologies for individuals with vocal disabilities: Voice banking and reconstruction

    Yamagishi, J., Veaux, C., King, S. & Renals, S., 2012, In : Acoustical Science and Technology. 33, 1, p. 1-5 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Noise-robust whispered speech recognition using a non-audible-murmur microphone with VTS compensation

    Yang, C-Y., Brown, G., Lu, L., Yamagishi, J. & King, S., 4 Dec 2012, Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP), 2012 8th International Symposium on. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 220-223 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  32. Monolingual and crosslingual comparison of tandem features derived from articulatory and phone MLPs

    Çetin, Ã., Magimai-Doss, M., Kantor, A., King, S., Bartels, C., Frankel, J. & Livescu, K., Dec 2007, Proceedings of the IEEE workshop on Automated Speech Recognition and Understanding, 2007 (ASRU 07). p. 36-41 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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