International Journal of Speech Technology

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 51–63 | Cite as

Dealing with Prosody in a Text-to-Speech System

  • John Goldsmith


The task of assigning appropriate intonation to syntheticspeech is one that requires knowledge of linguistic structure as well ascomputational possibilities. This paper surveys the basic challengesfacing the designer of a text-to-speech system, and reviews some of theperspectives on these problems that have been developed in thelinguistic literature.

intonation text-to-speech speech synthesis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Goldsmith
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  1. 1.Department of LinguisticsUniversity of ChicagoChicago

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