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Multisyn Voices for the Blizzard Challenge 2006

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    Rights statement: © Clark, R., Richmond, K., Strom, V., & King, S. (2006). Multisyn Voices for the Blizzard Challenge 2006. In Proc. Blizzard Challenge Workshop (Interspeech Satellite).

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http://festvox.org/blizzard/bc2006/cstr_blizzard2006.pdf
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProc. Blizzard Challenge Workshop (Interspeech Satellite)
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2006

Abstract

This paper describes the process of building unit selection voices for the Festival Multisyn engine using the ATR dataset provided for the Blizzard Challenge 2006. We begin by discussing recent improvements that we have made to the Multisyn voice building process, prompted by our participation in the Blizzard Challenge 2006. We then go on to discuss our interpretation of the results observed. Finally, we conclude with some comments and suggestions for the formulation of future Blizzard Challenges.

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