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IJSTR >> Volume 4 - Issue 7, July 2015 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

Website: http://www.ijstr.org

ISSN 2277-8616



Text To Speech Conversion Using Different Speech Synthesis

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AUTHOR(S)

Hay Mar Htun, Theingi Zin, Hla Myo Tun

 

KEYWORDS

Keywords: Text to speech conversion, Domain specific synthesis, Phoneme based synthesis, Unit selection synthesis

 

ABSTRACT

Abstract: Text to speech (TTS) synthesis is the automatic conversion of text into speech. Generally, TTS system consists of two phases. The first is text analysis, where the input text is transcribed into a phonetic or some other linguistic representation. The second one is the generation of speech waveforms. In this TTS system, text to phoneme conversion depends on dictionary based approach to get the exact phonetic transcription. Speech synthesis such as domain specific, phoneme based synthesis and unit selection synthesis are used for concatenating speech. For numerical text to speech system, domain specific synthesis is applied. In phoneme based synthesis, the input text is considered as word to produce sound. For input sentence , unit selection speech synthesis is applied. This TTS system is mainly used for visual impairments and handicapped people.

 

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