diphone


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diphone

(ˈdaɪˌfəʊn)
n
a unit of speech made up of two simple speech sounds known as phones
See also phone2
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The Japanese Bush warbler (Cettia diphone or Uguiso in Japanese) is a bird commonly found throughout Japan.
The diphone and triphones are selected carefully and concatenated to form the speech.
With the EmoSpeak tool, MARY can synthesize emotionally expressive speech using diphone voices.
In 2004, Yann Geslin, from the Groupe de recherches musicales of INA (the French Institut national de l'audiovisuel), gave a workshop on IRCAM software (AudioSculpt, Diphone and OpenMusic) at the Theremin Center of the Tschaikovsky Conservatory of Music of Moscow.
6 MB) text corpus and after automatic phonetic transcription they created phone, diphone and triphone statistics from it.
The MBROLI synthesizer has voices for many different languages, with each created through the compilation of a diphone database.
With SVOX Mobile, the embedded product line for mobile phones and the world's smallest diphone synthesis, SVOX launches the industry's first concatenative text-to-speech for the Symbian OS.
1996) with a Spanish male diphone database (1) at 16 kHz.
There exists 1542 diphones [9] and it would be very difficult to cover them all.
Together they participated in the international project, "BABEL--a Multilanguage Database" (1995-1998), creating the Estonian Phonetic Database, which contains all possible diphones and can be used for speech synthesis and analysis.
All text-to-speech systems initially transform text input into a sequence of sound symbols, usually either phonemes, diphones, or demi-syllables [1].