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Full Text To Speech with OGIResLPC

 

OHSU # 0631

Technology Overview

This is a signal processing sub-system for the Festival open-source text-to-speech system. The task of the sub-system is to concatenate acoustic units, modify pitch and timing of the speech signal after concatenation. The sub-system is based on residual-excited linear prediction.

 

Recordings are analyzed via linear prediction, the reflection coefficients and residuals are stored, and, during pitch and timing modification, overlap-add algorithms are applied to the residuals signal. This system produces higher quality speech than systems in which the excitation is provided by pulses or white noise.

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