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Speak! synthesis meetings schedule for 2010/2011 Semester 2

08.02.11Practice talk (Cassia)
15.02.11Planning meeting (e.g. discussion of SSW7 papers + other suggestions for schedule)
22.02.11"Subjective evaluation methods" (read/discuss)
evaluation_eye-track.pdf: Evaluating Prosody in Synthetic Speech with Online (Eye-Tracking) and Offline (Rating) Methods.
Background paper: IS090432.pdf: Interspeech 2009 paper: "Eye Tracking for the Online Evaluation of Prosody in Speech Synthesis: Not So Fast!"
01.03.11Progress report: Karl
08.03.11"Clear speech" (read/discuss)
ssw7_proceedings-P1-7.pdf: SSW7: "Lombard Effect Mimicking"
ssw7_proceedings-P1-9.pdf: SSW7: "Analysis and Synthesis of Hypo and Hyperarticulated Speech"
15.03.11Progress report: Rob
22.03.11"Source modelling" (read/discuss), two papers:
"From Discontinuous To Continuous F0 Modelling In HMM-based Speech Synthesis"
"Statistical Parametric Speech Synthesis with Joint Estimation of Acoustic and Excitation Model Parameters"
29.03.11Progress report: Hiroshi
05.04.11

Functional Data Analysis

FDA for Phonetics Reseach

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Joint analysis of f0 and speech rate with FDA

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Redescribing Intonational Categories with FDA

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Automatic and Data Driven Pitch Contour Manipulation with FDA

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12.04.11Progress report: Junichi
19.04.11Meeting postponed till later date (was "Objective measures" (read/discuss))
26.04.11(no meeting)
03.05.11Progress report: Oliver ("Phrase-break prediction without a part-of-speech tagger")
10.05.11Progress report: Korin
17.05.11Ming Lei Final Report - Controllable HMM-based synthesis
24.05.11(ICASSP)
31.05.11No meeting (NHK visitor Hiroyuki Segi (speech synthesis systems at NHK) moved to CSTR slot instead)
07.06.11POSTPONED (Progress report: Cassie)
14.06.11Report on CHI meeting (Maria)
21.06.11
28.06.11Ting Ming Final Report - Malay TTS
05.07.11
12.07.11Paper reading/discussion session - "Articulatory–acoustic kinematics: The production of American English /s/" (proposed by Michael)
19.07.11Cassia - "Cepstral Extraction Using the Glimpse Proportion Measure of Speech Intelligibility in Noise"
26.07.11Moses Ekpenyong Final Report - Ibibio TTS
02.08.11Progress report: David ("Markov Decision Processes for head motion synthesis")
09.08.11Adam Baker ("Two topics in biomechanical tongue modeling" - abstract)
16.08.11 Interspeech practice talks/posters:
Oliver (poster - "Unsupervised continuous-valued word features for phrase-break prediction without a part-of-speech tagger")
Korin (poster - "Announcing the Electromagnetic Articulography (Day 1) Subset of the mngu0 Articulatory Corpus")
23.08.11 Interspeech practice talks/posters:
Afsaneh (oral - "Multi-party speech recovery exploiting structured sparsity models")
Cassia (poster- "Can Objective Measures Predict the Intelligibility of Modified HMM-based Synthetic Speech in Noise?")
+ possibly Oliver ( poster - "Unsupervised features from text for speech synthesis in a speech-to-speech translation system")
30.08.11 Interspeech - no meeting
06.09.11
13.09.11 schedule planning session

Details of suggested papers to read:

  • iskarous.pdf: JASA: Articulatory–acoustic kinematics: The production of American English /s/

  • (insert +attach papers here)

Scratchpad for other suggestions for meeting topics:

  • Statistical Text-to-Speech Synthesis with Improved Dynamics. Stas Tiomkin, David Malah; Technion IIT, Israel. Proc Interspeech 2008

  • Tomoki Toda's work on voice conversion using less than one sentence of speech

  • The Expression and Perception of Emotions: Comparing Assessments of Self versus Others Carlos Busso, Shrikanth S. Narayanan; University of Southern California, USA. In Proc. Interspeech 2008

  • Scripted Dialogs versus Improvisation: Lessons Learned About Emotional Elicitation Techniques from the IEMOCAP Database Carlos Busso, Shrikanth S. Narayanan; University of Southern California, USA. In Proc. Interspeech 2008

  • ZZT transform (Dutoit's student thesis) - IEEE journal paper (ACTION ON Matthew to find this paper)
Topic attachments
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pdfpdf AdamBakerAbstract.pdf manage 33.8 K 04 Aug 2011 - 00:24 Main.korin Abstract for Adam Baker's talk
pdfpdf evaluation_eye-track.pdf manage 146.4 K 15 Feb 2011 - 11:02 Main.mwester Evaluating Prosody in Synthetic Speech with Online (Eye-Tracking) nd Offline (Rating) Methods
pdfpdf yu2010_ssw7_f0model.pdf manage 175.9 K 15 Feb 2011 - 11:18 Main.korin SSW7 paper: "From Discontinuous To Continuous F0 Modelling In HMM-based Speech Synthesis"
pdfpdf maia_ssw7_sourcemodel.pdf manage 218.9 K 15 Feb 2011 - 11:33 Main.korin SSW7 paper: "Statistical Parametric Speech Synthesis with Joint Estimation of Acoustic and Excitation Model Parameters"
pdfpdf ssw7_proceedings-P1-9.pdf manage 308.6 K 21 Feb 2011 - 12:52 Main.catherin SSW7: "Analysis and Synthesis of Hypo and Hyperarticulated Speech"
pdfpdf ssw7_proceedings-P1-7.pdf manage 344.0 K 21 Feb 2011 - 12:51 Main.catherin SSW7: "Lombard Effect Mimicking"
pdfpdf iskarous.pdf manage 1314.1 K 08 Jul 2011 - 13:09 Main.korin JASA: Articulatory–acoustic kinematics: The production of American English /s/
pdfpdf IS090432.pdf manage 2286.5 K 21 Feb 2011 - 13:21 SimonKing Interspeech 2009 paper: "Eye Tracking for the Online Evaluation of Prosody in Speech Synthesis: Not So Fast!"
Topic revision: r27 - 13 Sep 2011 - 08:16:04 - Main.korin
 
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