Takashi MASUKO


A Style Control Technique for HMM-Based Expressive Speech Synthesis
Takashi NOSE Junichi YAMAGISHI Takashi MASUKO Takao KOBAYASHI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2007/09/01
Vol. E90-D  No. 9  pp. 1406-1413
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Speech and Hearing
Keyword: 
HMM-based speech synthesisspeaking styleemotional expressionstyle interpolationhidden semi-Markov model (HSMM)multiple-regression HSMM (MRHSMM)
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A Hidden Semi-Markov Model-Based Speech Synthesis System
Heiga ZEN Keiichi TOKUDA Takashi MASUKO Takao KOBAYASIH Tadashi KITAMURA 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2007/05/01
Vol. E90-D  No. 5  pp. 825-834
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Speech and Hearing
Keyword: 
hidden Markov modelhidden semi-Markov modelHMM-based speech synthesis
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State Duration Modeling for HMM-Based Speech Synthesis
Heiga ZEN Takashi MASUKO Keiichi TOKUDA Takayoshi YOSHIMURA Takao KOBAYASIH Tadashi KITAMURA 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2007/03/01
Vol. E90-D  No. 3  pp. 692-693
Type of Manuscript:  LETTER
Category: Speech and Hearing
Keyword: 
duration modelingspeech synthesishidden Markov 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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Acoustic Modeling of Speaking Styles and Emotional Expressions in HMM-Based Speech Synthesis
Junichi YAMAGISHI Koji ONISHI Takashi MASUKO Takao KOBAYASHI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2005/03/01
Vol. E88-D  No. 3  pp. 502-509
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Corpus-Based Speech Technologies)
Category: Speech Synthesis and Prosody
Keyword: 
HMM-based speech synthesisexpressive speech synthesisspeaking styleemotional expressionacoustic modelingdecision tree
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Robust F0 Estimation of Speech Signal Using Harmonicity Measure Based on Instantaneous Frequency
Dhany ARIFIANTO Tomohiro TANAKA Takashi MASUKO Takao KOBAYASHI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2004/12/01
Vol. E87-D  No. 12  pp. 2812-2820
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Speech and Hearing
Keyword: 
instantaneous frequency amplitude spectrumharmonicity measurefundamental frequency estimation
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A Training Method of Average Voice Model for HMM-Based Speech Synthesis
Junichi YAMAGISHI Masatsune TAMURA Takashi MASUKO Keiichi TOKUDA Takao KOBAYASHI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences
Publication Date: 2003/08/01
Vol. E86-A  No. 8  pp. 1956-1963
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Digital Signal Processing)
Category: 
Keyword: 
decision treecontext clusteringspeaker adaptationspeaker adaptive trainingaverage voice modelHMM-based speech synthesis
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A Context Clustering Technique for Average Voice Models
Junichi YAMAGISHI Masatsune TAMURA Takashi MASUKO Keiichi TOKUDA Takao KOBAYASHI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2003/03/01
Vol. E86-D  No. 3  pp. 534-542
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Speech Information Processing)
Category: Speech Synthesis and Prosody
Keyword: 
decision treecontext clusteringaverage voice modelHMM-based speech synthesisspeaker independent model
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Multi-Space Probability Distribution HMM
Keiichi TOKUDA Takashi MASUKO Noboru MIYAZAKI Takao KOBAYASHI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2002/03/01
Vol. E85-D  No. 3  pp. 455-464
Type of Manuscript:  INVITED PAPER (Special Issue on the 2000 IEICE Excellent Paper Award)
Category: Pattern Recognition
Keyword: 
hidden Markov modeltext-to-speechF0multi-space probability distribution
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Vector Quantization of Speech Spectral Parameters Using Statistics of Static and Dynamic Features
Kazuhito KOISHIDA Keiichi TOKUDA Takashi MASUKO Takao KOBAYASHI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2001/10/01
Vol. E84-D  No. 10  pp. 1427-1434
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Speech and Hearing
Keyword: 
vector quantizationdynamic featuresspectral quantizationLSP parameters
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Text-Independent Speaker Identification Using Gaussian Mixture Models Based on Multi-Space Probability Distribution
Chiyomi MIYAJIMA Yosuke HATTORI Keiichi TOKUDA Takashi MASUKO Takao KOBAYASHI Tadashi KITAMURA 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2001/07/01
Vol. E84-D  No. 7  pp. 847-855
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Biometric Person Authentication)
Category: 
Keyword: 
speaker identificationpitchmulti-space probability distributionGaussian mixture model (GMM)minimum classification error
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