Language Resources and Evaluation for the Support of the Greek Language in the MARY Text-to-Speech

  • Pepi Stavropoulou
  • Dimitrios Tsonos
  • Georgios Kouroupetroglou
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8655)

Abstract

The paper outlines the process of creating a new voice in the MARY Text-to-Speech Platform, evaluating and proposing extensions on the existing tools and methodology. It particularly focuses on the development of the phoneme set, the Grapheme to Phone (GtP) conversion module and the subsequent process for generating a corpus for building the new voice. The work presented in this paper was carried out as part of the process for the support of the Greek Language in the MARY TtS system, however the outlined methodology should be applicable for other languages as well.

Keywords

MaryTTS Greek Language Grapheme to Phone Diphone Database 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pepi Stavropoulou
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dimitrios Tsonos
    • 1
  • Georgios Kouroupetroglou
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Informatics and TelecommunicationsNational and Kapodistrian University of AthensGreece
  2. 2.Department of PhilologyUniversity of IoanninaGreece

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