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    • Part-of-speech effects on text-to-speech synthesis 

      Schlunz, Georg I.; Barnard, Etienne; van Huyssteen, Gerhard B. (Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa and Mechatronics International Conference, 2010)
      One of the goals of text-to-speech (TTS) systems is to produce natural-sounding synthesized speech. Towards this end various natural language processing (NLP) tasks are performed to model the prosodic aspects of the TTS ...
    • Phone recognition for spoken web search 

      Barnard, Etienne; van Heerden, Charl; Kleynhans, Neil; Bali, Kalika; Davel, Marelie H. (MediaEval Workshop, Pisa, Italy, 2011)
      Aiming at both speaker independence and robustness with respect to recognition errors in the spoken queries, we have implemented a two-pass system for spoken web search. In the first pass, unconstrained phone recognition ...