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International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP)

ISSN: 2074-9074 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9082 (Online)

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IJIGSP Vol.9, No.3, Mar. 2017

Efficient Model for Numerical Text-To-Speech Synthesis System in Marathi, Hindi and English Languages

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Author(s)

G. D. Ramteke, R. J. Ramteke

Index Terms

NTTS-System;Hybrid Speech Synthesis;Digital Signal Processing;Prosodic Analysis;verall Quality Issue

Abstract

The paper proposes a numerical TTS-synthesis system in Marathi, Hindi and English languages. The system is in audible forms based on the sounds generated from several numeric units. A hybrid technique is newly launched for a numerical text-to-speech technology. The technique is divided into different phases. These numerical phases include pre-processing, numeric unit detection, numeric and speech unit matching; speech unit concatenation and speech generation. In order to enhance the syntactic generation of audible forms in three languages, two discipline tests were performed. The prosodic test has been obtained for evaluating on the statistical readings. Overall quality issue (OQI) test is a subjective test which is performed by various persons who are aware of three mentioned languages. On the basis of two distinct parameters of OQI test, all scores are positively provided. Initial parameter compromises with listening quality. The second parameter, awareness rate improves a level of the intelligibility. The ultimate satisfactory results of artificial sound generation in three unrelated languages were touched to humankind voice. 

Cite This Paper

G. D. Ramteke, R. J. Ramteke,"Efficient Model for Numerical Text-To-Speech Synthesis System in Marathi, Hindi and English Languages", International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP), Vol.9, No.3, pp.1-13, 2017.DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2017.03.01

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