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  • A bilingual Spanish-Catalan database of units for concatenative synthesis 

    Esquerra Llucià, Ignasi; Bonafonte Cávez, Antonio; Vallverdú Bayés, Sisco; Febrer Godayol, Albert (1998)
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    Different databases of phonetic units are required in multilingual Text-to-Speech systems based on concatenative synthesis. We are currently developing a TTS system able to convert text either in Catalan and Spanish, with ...
  • A billingual texto-to-speech system in spanish and catalan 

    Bonafonte Cávez, Antonio; Esquerra Llucià, Ignasi; Febrer Godayol, Albert; Vallverdú Bayés, Sisco (Editors: G. Kokkinakis, N. Fakotakis, E. Dermatas; Editorial: WCL, University of Patras, Grece, 1997)
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    This paper summarises the text-to-speech system that has been developed during the last years in the Speech Group of the Universitat Politccnica de Catalunya (UPC). The paper emphasises the parts of the system which are ...
  • Aneto: a tool for prosody analysis of speech 

    Febrer, M; Febrer, A; Bonafonte Cávez, Antonio; Esquerra Llucià, Ignasi (Institut de l'Audiovisual, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 1998)
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    The developed tool provides utilities for prosody analysis and labeling of voice signals. It works under Windows 95 and Windows NT environments and uses the Microsoft Win32 application programming interface (API) for audio ...
  • A time-frequency approach to epoch detection 

    Navarro Mesa, Juan Luis; Esquerra Llucià, Ignasi (ESCA - J.M. PARDO, E. ENRIQUEZ, J. ORTEGA, J. FERREIROS GTM-UPM, 1995)
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    The aim of this paper is to find a reliable function using Time-Frequency Representations (TFR) for epoch detection, making no assumptions about the speech production model. This is achieved by adapting the optimum ...
  • Design of a phonetic corpus for speech recognition in catalan 

    Esquerra Llucià, Ignasi; Nadeu Camprubí, Climent; Villarrubia, L; León, P (LREC, 1998)
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    In this paper, we present the design of a corpus for speech recognition to be used for the recording of a speech database in Catalan. A previous database in Spanish was the reference in setting the specifications about ...
  • Frequency analysis of phonetic units for concatenative synthesis in catalan 

    Esquerra Llucià, Ignasi; Febrer, A; Nadeu Camprubí, Climent (Robert H. Mannel and Jordi Robert-Ribes, 1998)
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    Knowledge of phonetic unit frequency is very necessary for developing databases in both concatenative synthesis and continuous speech recognition. In the present work, a large corpus of text was processed and phonetically ...
  • Frequency averaging: a useful multiwindow spectral analysis approach 

    Nadeu Camprubí, Climent; Padrell, Jaume; Esquerra Llucià, Ignasi (IEEE IEEE, 1997)
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    The multiwindow approach is a meaningful framework for nonparametric spectral estimation. It also encompasses several conventional methods as WOSA and frequency-averaged periodogram. Recently, some authors claimed that the ...
  • Guía de actividades docentes para la formación en integración e igualdad de oportunidades por razón de discapacidad en las enseñanzas técnicas: accesibilidad universal y diseño para todos 

    Guasch Murillo, Daniel; Corbalán Fuertes, Montserrat; Dotras Ruscalleda, Pilar; Llinares Fité, Montserrat; Aguado Roca, María Teresa; Bestraten Castells, Sandra Cinta; Bordas Eddy, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Catala Roig, Neus; Salán Ballesteros, Maria Núria; Ruiz Vela, Inmaculada; Román Jiménez, José Antonio; Roca Ramon, Xavier; Lamich Arocas, Manuel; Jaen Fernandez, Carles; Hormias Laperal, Emilio; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Ferrán Gonzálvez, Carlos; Esquerra Llucià, Ignasi; Simó Mezquita, Ester; Usandizaga Calparsoro, Miguel M. (2010-11-12)
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  • Recent work on the FESTCAT database for speech synthesis 

    Bonafonte Cávez, Antonio; Esquerra Llucià, Ignasi; Aguilar, Lourdes; Oller Moreno, Sergio; Moreno Bilbao, M. Asunción (2009)
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    This paper presents our work around the FESTCAT project, whose main goal was the development of voices for the Festival suite in Catalan. In the first year, we produced the corpus and the speech data needed for build ...
  • The UPC Text-to-Speech System for Spanish and Catalan 

    Bonafonte Cávez, Antonio; Esquerra Llucià, Ignasi; Febrer, A; Rodríguez Fonollosa, José Adrián; Vallverdú Bayés, Sisco (ISCA, 1998)
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    This paper summarizes the text-to-speech system that has been developed in the Speech Group of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). The system is composed of a core and different interfaces so that it is compatible ...