Makoto TACHIBANA


A Rapid Model Adaptation Technique for Emotional Speech Recognition with Style Estimation Based on Multiple-Regression HMM
Yusuke IJIMA Takashi NOSE Makoto TACHIBANA Takao KOBAYASHI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2010/01/01
Vol. E93-D  No. 1  pp. 107-115
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Speech and Hearing
Keyword: 
emotional speechspeaking stylestyle estimationmultiple-regression HMMstyle adaptationspeaker adaptation
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HMM-Based Style Control for Expressive Speech Synthesis with Arbitrary Speaker's Voice Using Model Adaptation
Takashi NOSE Makoto TACHIBANA Takao KOBAYASHI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2009/03/01
Vol. E92-D  No. 3  pp. 489-497
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Speech and Hearing
Keyword: 
expressive speechHMM-based speech synthesisstyle controlmultiple-regression HSMM (MRHSMM)model adaptationaverage voice model
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A Style Adaptation Technique for Speech Synthesis Using HSMM and Suprasegmental Features
Makoto TACHIBANA Junichi YAMAGISHI Takashi MASUKO Takao KOBAYASHI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2006/03/01
Vol. E89-D  No. 3  pp. 1092-1099
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Statistical Modeling for Speech Processing)
Category: Speech Synthesis
Keyword: 
HMM-based speech synthesisspeaking styleemotional expressionstyle adaptationhidden semi-Markov model (HSMM)maximum likelihood linear regression (MLLR)
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Speech Synthesis with Various Emotional Expressions and Speaking Styles by Style Interpolation and Morphing
Makoto TACHIBANA Junichi YAMAGISHI Takashi MASUKO Takao KOBAYASHI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2005/11/01
Vol. E88-D  No. 11  pp. 2484-2491
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Life-like Agent and its Communication)
Category: 
Keyword: 
HMM-based speech synthesisspeaking styleemotional expressionstyle interpolationstyle morphinghidden semi-Markov model (HSMM)
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