Personal tools
You are here: Home SIGs and LIGs Patent SIG METHOD AND EQUIPMENT FOR SYNTHESIZING VOICE, AND PROGRAM FOR SYNTHESIZING VOICE

METHOD AND EQUIPMENT FOR SYNTHESIZING VOICE, AND PROGRAM FOR SYNTHESIZING VOICE

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a method and equipment for synthesizing a voice in which various voices having different speech characteristics, including human feeling, a speech style, personality, or the like are flexibly easily synthesized. SOLUTION: The method and the equipment for synthesizing the voice comprise: obtaining a first parameter indicative of the rhythmical feature of the voice having standard speech characteristics on the basis of language information obtained by analyzing a text; obtaining a second parameter for correcting the first parameter to indicate the rhythmical feature corresponding to the specified speech characteristics on the basis of the language information and the specified speech characteristics; superimposing at least the first parameter on the second parameter for every rhythm control unit as the unit of the speech for controlling the rhythmical feature of the voice to generate a third parameter indicative of the rhythmical feature corresponding to the specified speech characteristics; and generating the synthesized voice corresponding to the specified speech characteristics on the basis of the third parameter. COPYRIGHT: (C)2004,JPO

http://www.freepatentsonline.com/JP2003337592.html
Document Actions
Powered by Plone

Portal usage statistics