Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Simon King

Personal Chair of Speech Processing

  1. The Romanian speech synthesis (RSS) corpus: Building a high quality HMM-based speech synthesis system using a high sampling rate

    Stan, A., Yamagishi, J., King, S. & Aylett, M., Mar 2011, In : Speech Communication. 53, 3, p. 442-450 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. The listening talker: A review of human and algorithmic context-induced modifications of speech

    Cooke, M., King, S., Garnier, M. & Aubanel, V., Mar 2014, In : Computer Speech and Language. 28, 2, p. 543-571 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

  3. 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

  4. The voice bank corpus: Design, collection and data analysis of a large regional accent speech database

    Veaux, C., Yamagishi, J. & King, S., Nov 2013, Oriental COCOSDA held jointly with 2013 Conference on Asian Spoken Language Research and Evaluation (O-COCOSDA/CASLRE), 2013 International Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 4 p.

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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Towards Personalized Synthesized Voices for Individuals with Vocal Disabilities: Voice Banking and Reconstruction

    Veaux, C., Yamagishi, J. & King, S., 2013, SLPAT 2013, 4th Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies. ISCA, p. 107-111 5 p.

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

  8. Towards minimum perceptual error training for DNN-based speech synthesis

    Valentini-Botinhao, C., Wu, Z. & King, S., Sep 2015, INTERSPEECH 2015 16th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association. Dresden: International Speech Communication Association, p. 869-873 5 p.

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

  9. Transforming F0 Contours

    Gillett, B. & King, S., 1 Sep 2003, Eurospeech 2003 - Interspeech 2003: 8th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology. International Speech Communication Association, p. 101-104 4 p.

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

  10. Transforming Voice Quality

    Gillett, B. & King, S., 1 Sep 2003, EUROSPEECH 2003 - INTERSPEECH 2003 : 8th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology. International Speech Communication Association, p. 1713-1716 4 p.

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

  11. Unsupervised English-to-Japanese speaker adaptation for HMM-based speech synthesis.

    Oura, K., Yamagishi, J., King, S., Wester, M. & Tokuda, K., Dec 2009, Proceedings of the Acoustical Society of Japan : Autmn meeting. Vol. I 3-P-18. p. 401-402 2 p.

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

  12. Unsupervised adaptation for HMM-based speech synthesis

    King, S., Tokuda, K., Zen, H. & Yamagishi, J., Sep 2008, Proc. Interspeech. ISCA, p. 1869-1872 4 p.

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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Unsupervised cross-lingual speaker adaptation for HMM-based speech synthesis

    Oura, K., Tokuda, K., Yamagishi, J., Wester, M. & King, S., 2010, Proceedings of ICASSP. Vol. 1. p. 4954-4957 4 p.

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

  16. Unsupervised lexical clustering of speech segments using fixed dimensional acoustic embeddings

    Kamper, H., Jansen, A., King, S. & Goldwater, S., 2014, Proceedings of the IEEE Spoken Language Technology Workshop. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 6 p.

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

  17. Unsupervised speaker adaptation for speech-to-speech translation system.

    Oura, K., Yamagishi, J., Wester, M., King, S. & Tokuda, K., Dec 2009, Proceedings SLP 2009. 356 ed. Tokyo, Vol. 109. p. 13-18 6 p.

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

  18. Users Manual for Verbmobil Teilprojekt 4.4

    King, S., 1 Oct 1996, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  19. Using Adaptation to Improve Speech Transcription Alignment in Noisy and Reverberant Environments

    Mamiya, Y., Stan, A., Yamagishi, J., Bell, P., Watts, O., Clark, R. & King, S., Aug 2013, Proc. 8th ISCA Speech Synthesis Workshop. p. 61-66 6 p.

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

  20. Using Bayesian Networks to find relevant context features for HMM-based speech synthesis

    Lu, H. & King, S., 1 Sep 2012, INTERSPEECH 2012, 13th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Portland, Oregon, USA, September 9-13, 2012. ISCA-INST SPEECH COMMUNICATION ASSOC

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

  21. Using HMM-based speech synthesis to reconstruct the voice of individuals with degenerative speech disorders

    Veaux, C., Yamagishi, J. & King, S., Sep 2012, Proceedings of INTERSPEECH 2012 13th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association. p. 967-970 4 p.

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

  22. Using Information Above the Word Level for Automatic Speech Recognition

    King, S., 1998, University of Edinburgh.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

  23. Using Intonation to Constrain Language Models in Speech Recognition

    Taylor, P., King, S., Isard, S., Wright, H. & Kowtko, J., 1997, Proc. Eurospeech'97: 5th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology . International Speech Communication Association, p. 2763-2766 4 p.

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

  24. Using Prosodic Information to Constrain Language Models for Spoken dialogue

    Taylor, P., Shimodaira, H., Isard, S., King, S. & Kowtko, J., Oct 1996, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Spoken Language, 1996 (ICSLP `96). Vol. 1. p. 216-219 4 p.

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

  25. Using an intelligibility measure to create noise robust cepstral coefficients for HMM-based speech synthesis

    Valentini-Botinhao, C., Yamagishi, J. & King, S., May 2012, Proc. LISTA Workshop: Edinburgh, UK.

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

  26. Using eigenvoices and nearest-neighbours in HMM-based cross-lingual speaker adaptation with limited data

    Sarfjoo, S. S., Demiroglu, C. & King, S., Apr 2017, In : IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing. 25, 4, p. 839-851 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Using neighbourhood density and selective SNR boosting to increase the intelligibility of synthetic speech in noise

    Valentini-Botinhao, C., Wester, M., Yamagishi, J. & King, S., Aug 2013, 8th ISCA Workshop on Speech Synthesis. p. 133-138 6 p.

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

  28. Using pupillometry to measure the cognitive load of synthetic speech

    Govender, A. & King, S., 6 Sep 2018, 19th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication, INTERSPEECH 2018. Sekhar, CC., Rao, P., Ghosh, PK., Murthy, HA., Yegnanarayana, B., Umesh, S., Alku, P., Prasanna, SRM. & Narayanan, S. (eds.). International Speech Communication Association, p. 2843-2847 5 p.

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

  29. Vocal attractiveness of statistical speech synthesisers

    Andraszewicz, S., Yamagishi, J. & King, S., 1 May 2011, Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2011 IEEE International Conference on. p. 5368-5371 4 p.

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

  30. Voice Banking and Voice Reconstruction for MND patients

    Veaux, C., Yamagishi, J. & King, S., 2011, ASSETS 11: Proceedings of the 13th International ACM Sigaccess conference on computers and accessibility. New York: ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY, p. 305-306 2 p.

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

  31. Voice source modelling using deep neural networks for statistical parametric speech synthesis

    Raitio, T., Lu, H., Kane, J., Suni, A., Vainio, M., King, S. & Alku, P., 1 Sep 2014, European Signal Processing Conference. European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO, p. 2290-2294 5 p. 6952838

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

  32. Waveform generation based on signal reshaping for statistical parametric speech synthesis

    Espic, F., Valentini Botinhao, C., Wu, Z. & King, S., 12 Sep 2016, Interspeech 2016. San Francisco, United States, p. 2263-2267 5 p.

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

  33. Where are the challenges in speaker diarization?

    Sinclair, M. & King, S., 21 Oct 2013, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2013, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 26-31, 2013. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 7741-7745 5 p.

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

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