Title: Voice conservation: towards creating a speech-aid system for total laryngectomees
Authors: Hanzlíček, Zdeněk
Matoušek, Jindřich
Citation: HANZLĂŤÄŚEK, ZdenÄ›k; MATOUĹ EK, JindĹ™ich. Voice conservation: towards creating a speech-aid system for total laryngectomees. In: Beyond AI: interdisciplinary aspects of artificial intelligence, 8.12.2011 - 9.12.2011. Pilsen: The University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, 2011, p. 55-59.
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: The University of West Bohemia in Pilsen
Document type: článek
article
URI: http://www.kky.zcu.cz/cs/publications/ZdenekHanzlicek_2011_VoiceConservation
http://hdl.handle.net/11025/16945
Keywords: podpora Ĺ™eÄŤi;totálnĂ­ laryngektomie;hlasová konzervace;syntĂ©za Ĺ™eÄŤi
Keywords in different language: speech aid;total laryngectomy;voice conservation;speech synthesis
Abstract in different language: This paper describes the initial experiments on voice conservation of patients with laryngeal cancer in an advanced stage. The final aim is to create a speech-aid device which is able to "speak" with their former voices. Our initial work is focused on applicability of speech data from patients with an impaired vocal tract for the purposes of speech synthesis. Preliminary results indicate that appropriately selected synthesis method can successfully learn a new voice, even from speech data which is of a lower quality.
Rights: Â© ZdenÄ›k HanzlĂ­ÄŤek - JindĹ™ich Matoušek
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