Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Simon King

Personal Chair of Speech Processing

  1. The Edinburgh Speech Production Facility DoubleTalk Corpus

    Scobbie, J., Turk, A., Geng, C., King, S., Lickley, R. & Richmond, K., 1 Aug 2013, Proc. Interspeech.

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

  2. The Edinburgh Speech Production Facility's articulatory corpus of spontaneous dialogue.

    Turk, A., Scobbie, J., Geng, C., Macmartin, C., Bard, E., Campbell, B., Dickie, C., Dubourg, E., Hardcastle, B., Hoole, P., Kanaida, E., Lickley, R., Nakai, S., Pouplier, M., King, S., Renals, S., Richmond, K., Schaeffler, S., Wiegand, R., White, K. & 1 others, Wrench, A., 2010, In : The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 128, 4, p. 2429-2429 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. 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

  4. 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

  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. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. Users Manual for Verbmobil Teilprojekt 4.4

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

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

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

    King, S., 1998, University of Edinburgh.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 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. (Interspeech).

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

  35. 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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