Speak! synthesis meetings schedule for 2011/2012 Semester 2

10.01.12 no meeting (NST project meeting)
17.01.12 Planning/scheduling session
24.01.12 Karl (reverberation)
31.01.12 (postponed)
07.02.12 (postponed)
14.02.12 Hiroshi - journal paper "Building Autonomous Sensitive Artificial Listeners"
21.02.12 Junichi (uDialogue, implementation...)
28.02.12 Rob (IEEE paper on prosody - hsia_etal_2010.pdf)
06.03.12 Cassia (ICASSP presentation)
13.03.12 Cassie
20.03.12 Matthew -"Evaluating Expressive Speech in the Activation/Evaluation Space"
27.03.12 (postponed)
03.04.12 David - Emotional Speech Synthesis paper 1 paper 2
10.04.12 no meeting
17.04.12 Korin (IEEE paper on products of experts for synthesis - zen_etal_2012.pdf)
24.04.12 no meeting (NST review)
01.05.12 no meeting (LISTA workshop)
08.05.12 Heng
15.05.12 Korin (IEEE paper on speech analysis/synthesis with dynamic modes - vargas_mclaughlin_2011.pdf)
22.05.12 (postponed)
29.05.12 Simon - two Alan Black papers from ICASSP 2012. The first one is what he presented here in March, but the paper version may still be worth discussing briefly. paper 1 The second is related to Oliver's work. paper2
05.06.12 no meeting (Jubilee holiday)
12.06.12

Oliver: possible future directions. I'll mention some things from these papers which could be of use in future work: jensen-2000.pdf and collobert-2008.pdf (A longer more up-to-date version of the second paper can be found here: collobert-2011.pdf.)

19.06.12 (no meeting - NST meeting)
26.06.12 Naoya Ito (visitor from University of Tokyo) - "Music Performance Rendering with Hierarchical Model of Expressions"
03.07.12 (no meeting)
10.07.12 Christophe - Voice Rehabilitation: http://spalab.naist.jp/~tomoki/Tomoki/Journals/IEICE-Sep-2010_ES2SP.pdf and http://data.cstr.ed.ac.uk/internal/library/proceedings/2012/icassp2012/pdfs/0004497.pdf
17.07.12 Chris Bryant (CSTR Intern) - "My Internship: the LISTA Project and Experiments in Speech Perception"
24.07.12 Korin - IEEE TASLP paper "Foreign accent conversion through concatenative synthesis in the articulatory domain" (2012) - click to download
31.07.12

Karl - reverberation and noise

  1. Hazrati_Loizou_-_2012_-_The_combined_effects_of_reverberation_and_noise_on_speech_intelligibility_by_cochlear_implant_listeners.pdf
  2. Helms_Tillery_Brown_Bacon_-_2012_-_Comparing_the_effects_of_reverberation_and_of_noise_on_speech_recognition_in_simulated_electric-acoustic_listening.pdf

07.08.12 Clemens Wolff (CSTR Intern) - "9k LoC later - attempts to learn head motion from text"
14.08.12 Mona Paun (CSTR Intern) - (title TBA) NOTE 10:15am start
21.08.12 Magda Konkiewicz (CSTR Intern) - "Using Kinect to improve interaction with MMDAgent"
28.08.12 Interspeech practice talks (NOTE - room IF2.33) :

Cassia (oral) "Mel cepstral coefficient modification based on the Glimpse Proportion measure for improving the intelligibility of HMM-generated synthetic speech in noise"

Mirjam (poster) "Towards Hierarchical Prosodic Prominence Generation in TTS Synthesis"

Cassie (oral) "Effect of prosodic changes on speech intelligibility"

04.09.12 (Extra practice talks for Interspeech?)
11.09.12 (no meeting - Interspeech)
18.09.12 (no meeting - post-Interspeech lull)
25.09.12 (no meeting - many people away)

-- Main.korin - 19 Dec 2011

  • hsia_etal_2010.pdf: C-C Hsia, C-H Wu, and J-Y Wu, "Exploiting Prosody Hierarchy and Dynamic Features for Pitch Modeling and Generation in HMM-Based Speech Synthesis", IEEE TASLP, 2010

  • 06205336.pdf: D. Felps, C. Geng and R. Gutierrez-Osuna, "Foreign Accent Conversion through Concatenative Synthesis in the Articulatory Domain", IEEE TASLP, 2012
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pdfpdf 06205336.pdf manage 1129.7 K 20 Jul 2012 - 13:51 Main.korin D. Felps, C. Geng and R. Gutierrez-Osuna, "Foreign Accent Conversion through Concatenative Synthesis in the Articulatory Domain", IEEE TASLP, 2012
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pdfpdf hsia_etal_2010.pdf manage 1682.9 K 17 Jan 2012 - 11:30 Main.korin C-C Hsia, C-H Wu, and J-Y Wu, "Exploiting Prosody Hierarchy and Dynamic Features for Pitch Modeling and Generation in HMM-Based Speech Synthesis", IEEE TASLP, 2010
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pdfpdf ssw7_126.pdf manage 270.6 K 14 Feb 2012 - 09:48 DavidBraude  
pdfpdf vargas_mclaughlin_2011.pdf manage 2411.4 K 17 Jan 2012 - 11:43 Main.korin J. Vargas and S. McLaughlin , "Speech Analysis and Synthesis Based on Dynamic Modes", IEEE TASLP, 2011
pdfpdf zen_etal_2012.pdf manage 2918.2 K 17 Jan 2012 - 11:42 Main.korin Zen, H. and Gales, M. J. F. and Nankaku, Y. and Tokuda, K., "Product of Experts for Statistical Parametric Speech Synthesis", IEEE TASLP, 2012
Topic revision: r35 - 19 Oct 2012 - 13:40:32 - Main.korin
 
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