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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(2015) Monitoring free-living Japanese Bush Warblers (Cettia diphone) in a most highly radio-contaminated area of Fukushima prefecture, Japan.
The Japanese Bush warbler (Cettia diphone or Uguiso in Japanese) is a bird commonly found throughout Japan.
Forty trisyllabic CVCVCV (C=consonant, V=vowel) nonsense words were synthesized using text-to-speech MBROLA software (available at http://tcts.fpms.ac.be/synthesis) with a female diphone database (it4).
Kasparaitis, "Diphone Databases for Lithuanian Text-to-Speech", Informatica, vol.
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.
Playback experiments with bush warblers (Cettia diphone), a species with "alpha" and "beta" song types, revealed that beta songs signal a higher level of aggression (Park and Park, 2O00).
As a starting point, they took a large (1.6 MB) text corpus and after automatic phonetic transcription they created phone, diphone and triphone statistics from it.
(4.) The MBROLI synthesizer has voices for many different languages, with each created through the compilation of a diphone database.
1996) with a Spanish male diphone database (1) at 16 kHz.
So diphones and triphones are selected carefully that acquire complete information.
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.