Speech Synthesis. April 8, 2008. Some Reminders. Class presentations begin on Thursday: Jenessa Tara Nicole Joel I’m planning on passing out a final exam review sheet on Thursday, too. Lastly: the teen buzz. Moral of the Story.
April 8, 2008
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yn = (xn-2 + xn-1 + xn + xn+1 + xn+2) / 5
Reducing the number of possible messages dramatically increases intelligibility.
2. Formant synthesis produces better vowels;
3. Synthetic speech uses up more mental resources.
5. Older listeners prefer slower rates of speech.