LREC 2000 2nd International Conference on Language Resources & Evaluation

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Title The Cost258 Signal Generation Test Array
Authors Bailly Gérard (ICP - UMR CNRS no5009, INPG & U3, 46 av. Félix Viallet, 38031 Grenoble CEDEX, France)
Banga Eduardo R. (ETSI Telecomunicacion, Campus Universitario, Universidad de Vigo, 36200 Vigo, Spain)
Monaghan Alex (National Centre for Language Technology, Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Ireland)
Rank Erhard (INTHF, Vienna University of Technology, Gusshausstrasse 25/E389, A-1040 Vienna, Austria)
Keywords Analysis-Modification-Synthesis systems, Objective evaluation, Server, Speech
Session Session SO4 - Speech Synthesis Evaluation
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Abstract This paper describes a benchmark for Analysis-Modification-Synthesis Systems (AMSS) that are back-ends of all concatenative speech synthesis systems. After introducing the motivations and principles underlying this initiative, we present here a first anonymous objective evaluation comparing the performance of 5 such AMSS.