Speech synthesis (and related areas)

The workshop will be held as part of the kick-off meeting for a new project called SIWIS

When: Feb 08, 2013

from: 09:00 AM to 11:55 AM

Where: Idiap Research Institute

Contact Name Phil Garner

The speakers are from the partner institutions; the talks will give a broad overview of TTS related work at those institutions.


- 9:00-12:00 Technical talks Idiap room 106 (Open to all)
- 9:00 Phil Garner (Idiap) Introduction
- 9:15 Hui Liang (ETH) HTS & speaker adaptation
- 9:45 Rob Clark and Junichi Yamagishi (CSTR) TTS work at CSTR
- 10:15 (coffee break)
- 10:30 Eric Wehrli (UniGe) Automatic translation and other linguistic tools
- 11:00 Sarah Hoffman (ETH) Ideas for Prosody and HTS
- 11:30 Milos Cernak (Idiap) On the (Un)importance of the Contextual Factors In HMM-Based Speech Synthesis and Coding