Syntex — Unrestricted Conversion of Text to Speech for German

  • Wolfgang Kulas
  • Hans-Wilhelm Rühl
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 16)

Abstract

This paper is intended to give an overview over the SYNTEX system, a text-to-speech software for the German language designated to control phoneme synthesizers. Descriptions of the algorithms used for word structure analysis, letter-to-sound conversion, computing of word accent, sentence parsing, and generating an intonation contour are given. The software runs on a small microprocessor system much faster than real-time.

Keywords

Prefix Acoustics Suffix Interrogative Sentence 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Kulas
    • 1
  • Hans-Wilhelm Rühl
    • 1
  1. 1.Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine Elektrotechnik und AkustikRuhr-Universität BochumGermany

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