Arctic Synthesis Sites
VocalTractLab (Peter Birkholz – Arctic Synthesis)
TubeTalker speech synthesis (area function synthesis)
Interesting Speech Web Sites
Acoustic Phonetics (University of Delaware)
Klatt Synthesizer (1980) Animated vocal fold oscillations and other articulation demos (UCLA Linguistics. Check their Demos and Illustrations page)
TTS Text to Speech – audible speech from text (AT&T Labs Research)
X-ray videos of speech production in English and French (Kevin Munhall, Queen’s Univ, Kingston, Canada)
Kiel Institute of Phonetics and Digital Speech Processing Daniel Jones, Cardinal Vowels Dennis Klatt (1987), Milestones in Speech Synthesis (a different arrangement of “Klatt’s History…” above)
Some Resource Sites for Speech Communication
Diane Kewley-Port’s ‘Acoustics of Speech‘ page Acoustic analysis, technology, tools, tutorials, etc.
UC Santa Cruz Speech Research Page A long list of speech perception and speech processing sites.
University of Amsterdam Speech and Language Index Includes conferences, dictionaries, etc.
MBROLA A freely available multilingual speech synthesizer developed at TCTS Lab, Mons, Belgium
ELAN audio and video annotation software
Speech Intelligibility Index
Articulation Index of Fletcher and Galt
Praat Speech Analysis Software
Alvin – Experiment control software
TubeTalker Speech Synthesis
TIMIT Acoustic-Phonetic Continuous Speech Corpus
National Center for Voice and Speech Vocal health, tutorials, information
3D Vocal Tract Images: MRI, CT
Vocal Tract Visualization Laboratory
Speech Processing and Auditory Perception Laboratory
Related Professional Organizations
ISCA – International Speech Communications Association ISPhS – International Society of Phonetic Sciences IAFPA – International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics IPA – International Phonetic Association ACSS – Auditory Cognitive Science Society ASHA – American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Recourses from the ASA School
Some Major Journals
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