A word to phoneme translator
The problem of translating text to speech is usually approached at the phoneme level using a rule-based system. A rule based system specifies how each letter, or group of letters, will be translated into a basic unit of sound, a phoneme. These rules are very context sensitive, depending on possibly lengthy left and right contexts. The rule based approach in Elovitz  and also in Yannakoudakis
KeywordsStart Condition Rule Base System Input Text Translation Rule Automatic Translation
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