Keyword : voice conversion


HMM-Based Maximum Likelihood Frame Alignment for Voice Conversion from a Nonparallel Corpus
Ki-Seung LEE 
Publication:   
Publication Date: 2017/12/01
Vol. E100-D  No. 12 ; pp. 3064-3067
Type of Manuscript:  LETTER
Category: Speech and Hearing
Keyword: 
nonparallel speech corpusvoice conversionhidden Markov modelmaximum likelihood criterion
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Statistical Bandwidth Extension for Speech Synthesis Based on Gaussian Mixture Model with Sub-Band Basis Spectrum Model
Yamato OHTANI Masatsune TAMURA Masahiro MORITA Masami AKAMINE 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2016/10/01
Vol. E99-D  No. 10 ; pp. 2481-2489
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Recent Advances in Machine Learning for Spoken Language Processing)
Category: Voice conversion
Keyword: 
speech enhancementvoice conversionbandwidth extensionsub-band basis spectrum modelGaussian mixture model
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A Novel Iterative Speaker Model Alignment Method from Non-Parallel Speech for Voice Conversion
Peng SONG Wenming ZHENG Xinran ZHANG Yun JIN Cheng ZHA Minghai XIN 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences
Publication Date: 2015/10/01
Vol. E98-A  No. 10 ; pp. 2178-2181
Type of Manuscript:  LETTER
Category: Speech and Hearing
Keyword: 
non-parallel speechvoice conversioniterative speaker model alignmentGaussian mixture model
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Cross-Dialectal Voice Conversion with Neural Networks
Weixun GAO Qiying CAO Yao QIAN 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2014/11/01
Vol. E97-D  No. 11 ; pp. 2872-2880
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Speech and Hearing
Keyword: 
voice conversionneural networkcross-dialectalfrequency warpingpre-trainingsequence training
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A Hybrid Approach to Electrolaryngeal Speech Enhancement Based on Noise Reduction and Statistical Excitation Generation
Kou TANAKA Tomoki TODA Graham NEUBIG Sakriani SAKTI Satoshi NAKAMURA 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2014/06/01
Vol. E97-D  No. 6 ; pp. 1429-1437
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Advances in Modeling for Real-world Speech Information Processing and its Application)
Category: Voice Conversion and Speech Enhancement
Keyword: 
speaking-aidelectrolaryngeal speechspectral subtractionvoice conversionhybrid approach
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Noise-Robust Voice Conversion Based on Sparse Spectral Mapping Using Non-negative Matrix Factorization
Ryo AIHARA Ryoichi TAKASHIMA Tetsuya TAKIGUCHI Yasuo ARIKI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2014/06/01
Vol. E97-D  No. 6 ; pp. 1411-1418
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Advances in Modeling for Real-world Speech Information Processing and its Application)
Category: Voice Conversion and Speech Enhancement
Keyword: 
voice conversionsparse representationnon-negative matrix factorizationnoise robustness
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Voice Timbre Control Based on Perceived Age in Singing Voice Conversion
Kazuhiro KOBAYASHI Tomoki TODA Hironori DOI Tomoyasu NAKANO Masataka GOTO Graham NEUBIG Sakriani SAKTI Satoshi NAKAMURA 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2014/06/01
Vol. E97-D  No. 6 ; pp. 1419-1428
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Advances in Modeling for Real-world Speech Information Processing and its Application)
Category: Voice Conversion and Speech Enhancement
Keyword: 
singing voicevoice conversionperceived agespectral and prosodic featuressubjective evaluations
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Voice Conversion Based on Speaker-Dependent Restricted Boltzmann Machines
Toru NAKASHIKA Tetsuya TAKIGUCHI Yasuo ARIKI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2014/06/01
Vol. E97-D  No. 6 ; pp. 1403-1410
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Advances in Modeling for Real-world Speech Information Processing and its Application)
Category: Voice Conversion and Speech Enhancement
Keyword: 
voice conversionrestricted Boltzmann machinedeep learningspeaker individuality
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Mapping Articulatory-Features to Vocal-Tract Parameters for Voice Conversion
Narpendyah Wisjnu ARIWARDHANI Masashi KIMURA Yurie IRIBE Kouichi KATSURADA Tsuneo NITTA 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2014/04/01
Vol. E97-D  No. 4 ; pp. 911-918
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Speech and Hearing
Keyword: 
voice conversionarticulatory featureneural networkarbitrary speaker
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Exemplar-Based Voice Conversion Using Sparse Representation in Noisy Environments
Ryoichi TAKASHIMA Tetsuya TAKIGUCHI Yasuo ARIKI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences
Publication Date: 2013/10/01
Vol. E96-A  No. 10 ; pp. 1946-1953
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Sparsity-aware Signal Processing)
Category: 
Keyword: 
voice conversionexemplar-basedsparse codingnon-negative matrix factorizationnoise robustness
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Esophageal Speech Enhancement Based on Statistical Voice Conversion with Gaussian Mixture Models
Hironori DOI Keigo NAKAMURA Tomoki TODA Hiroshi SARUWATARI Kiyohiro SHIKANO 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2010/09/01
Vol. E93-D  No. 9 ; pp. 2472-2482
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Processing Natural Speech Variability for Improved Verbal Human-Computer Interaction)
Category: Voice Conversion
Keyword: 
laryngectomeesesophageal speechspeech enhancementvoice conversioneigenvoice conversion
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HMM-Based Voice Conversion Using Quantized F0 Context
Takashi NOSE Yuhei OTA Takao KOBAYASHI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2010/09/01
Vol. E93-D  No. 9 ; pp. 2483-2490
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Processing Natural Speech Variability for Improved Verbal Human-Computer Interaction)
Category: Voice Conversion
Keyword: 
voice conversionHMM-based speech synthesisF0 quantizationprosodic contextnonparallel data
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Evaluation of Extremely Small Sound Source Signals Used in Speaking-Aid System with Statistical Voice Conversion
Keigo NAKAMURA Tomoki TODA Hiroshi SARUWATARI Kiyohiro SHIKANO 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2010/07/01
Vol. E93-D  No. 7 ; pp. 1909-1917
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology
Keyword: 
laryngectomeespeaking aidelectrolarynxvoice conversionNAMenhancing auditory feedback
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Adaptive Training for Voice Conversion Based on Eigenvoices
Yamato OHTANI Tomoki TODA Hiroshi SARUWATARI Kiyohiro SHIKANO 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2010/06/01
Vol. E93-D  No. 6 ; pp. 1589-1598
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Speech and Hearing
Keyword: 
speech synthesisvoice conversionGaussian mixture modeleigenvoiceadaptive training
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Average-Voice-Based Speech Synthesis Using HSMM-Based Speaker Adaptation and Adaptive Training
Junichi YAMAGISHI Takao KOBAYASHI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2007/02/01
Vol. E90-D  No. 2 ; pp. 533-543
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Speech and Hearing
Keyword: 
HMM-based speech synthesisspeaker adaptationspeaker adaptive training (SAT)hidden semi-Markov model (HSMM)maximum likelihood linear regression (MLLR)voice conversion
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Hybrid Voice Conversion of Unit Selection and Generation Using Prosody Dependent HMM
Tadashi OKUBO Ryo MOCHIZUKI Tetsunori KOBAYASHI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2006/11/01
Vol. E89-D  No. 11 ; pp. 2775-2782
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Speech and Hearing
Keyword: 
voice conversionspeech synthesisHMMunit selectionMLLR
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Optimal Temporal Decomposition for Voice Morphing Preserving Δ Cepstrum
Yoshinao SHIRAKI 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences
Publication Date: 2004/03/01
Vol. E87-A  No. 3 ; pp. 577-583
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Applications and Implementations of Digital Signal Processing)
Category: Audio/Speech Coding
Keyword: 
voice morphingvoice conversioninterpolation of spectratemporal decompositionspectrum distortionDP matchingΔ cepstrum
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Voice Conversion Using Low Dimensional Vector Mapping
Ki-Seung LEE Won DOH Dae-Hee YOUN 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2002/08/01
Vol. E85-D  No. 8 ; pp. 1297-1305
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Speech and Hearing
Keyword: 
voice conversionKLTsoft clustering and pitch modification
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