Cilt 18, Sayı 3, Sayfalar 584 - 594 2017-09-30

IMPLEMENTATION OF TURKISH TEXT-TO-SPEECH SYNTHESIS ON A VOICE SYNTHESIZER CARD WITH PROSODIC FEATURES

Hakan TORA [1] , İbrahim Baran USLU [2] , Timur KARAMEHMET [3]

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This study is on hardware implementation of the Turkish text-to-speech (TTS) synthesis with a voice synthesizer card. Here, a fully functional TTS system, capable of synthesizing every Turkish text, including abbreviations, numbers, etc. is designed and implemented. The system is additionally enriched by applying some prosodic attributes for more intelligible and natural speech production. A set of rules required for proper pronunciation and stress patterns are precisely defined in a lexicon utilized for synthesizing Turkish speech. Performance of the developed system is assessed by the Mean Opinion Score (MOS) test. An average score of 3.8 out of 5 is achieved. It indicates that the proposed synthesizer can be successfully integrated to many practical Turkish TTS applications.


Text-to-Speech synthesis,RC8660 voice synthesizer,phonetic transcription,prosody,Turkish syllabic structure,MOS test
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Yazar: Hakan TORA
E-posta: hakan.tora@atilim.edu.tr
Kurum: ATILIM UNIV
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: İbrahim Baran USLU
E-posta: baran.uslu@atilim.edu.tr
Kurum: ATILIM UNIV
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Timur KARAMEHMET
E-posta: timurkaramehmet@gmail.com
Kurum: ATILIM UNIV
Ülke: Turkey


Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { aubtda283172, journal = {Anadolu Üniversitesi Bilim Ve Teknoloji Dergisi A - Uygulamalı Bilimler ve Mühendislik}, issn = {1302-3160}, address = {Anadolu Üniversitesi}, year = {2017}, volume = {18}, pages = {584 - 594}, doi = {10.18038/aubtda.283172}, title = {IMPLEMENTATION OF TURKISH TEXT-TO-SPEECH SYNTHESIS ON A VOICE SYNTHESIZER CARD WITH PROSODIC FEATURES}, language = {en}, key = {cite}, author = {USLU, İbrahim Baran and KARAMEHMET, Timur and TORA, Hakan} }
APA TORA, H , USLU, İ , KARAMEHMET, T . (2017). IMPLEMENTATION OF TURKISH TEXT-TO-SPEECH SYNTHESIS ON A VOICE SYNTHESIZER CARD WITH PROSODIC FEATURES. Anadolu Üniversitesi Bilim Ve Teknoloji Dergisi A - Uygulamalı Bilimler ve Mühendislik, 18 (3), 584-594. DOI: 10.18038/aubtda.283172
MLA TORA, H , USLU, İ , KARAMEHMET, T . "IMPLEMENTATION OF TURKISH TEXT-TO-SPEECH SYNTHESIS ON A VOICE SYNTHESIZER CARD WITH PROSODIC FEATURES". Anadolu Üniversitesi Bilim Ve Teknoloji Dergisi A - Uygulamalı Bilimler ve Mühendislik 18 (2017): 584-594 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/aubtda/issue/30003/283172>
Chicago TORA, H , USLU, İ , KARAMEHMET, T . "IMPLEMENTATION OF TURKISH TEXT-TO-SPEECH SYNTHESIS ON A VOICE SYNTHESIZER CARD WITH PROSODIC FEATURES". Anadolu Üniversitesi Bilim Ve Teknoloji Dergisi A - Uygulamalı Bilimler ve Mühendislik 18 (2017): 584-594
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