A response generation in the Mongolian spoken language system for accessing to multimedia knowledge base

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Title A response generation in the Mongolian spoken language system for accessing to multimedia knowledge base
Author Davaatsagaan, Munkhtuya; Paliwal, Kuldip Kumar
Publication Title 2008 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology
Editor Mike Seltzer
Year Published 2008
Abstract By using automatic speech recognition (ASR) and text to speech (TTS) systems, which have been available in Mongolian for last few years, this research set out to implement a new version of the Mongolian Virtual Education Environment (VEE) that has not included a speech interface. The spoken language system aims to provide a natural interface between trainees and the environment by using simple and natural dialogues to enable the user to access the multimedia knowledge base of the VEE. We have worked on the response generation part of the system. This paper describes a TTS system for the VEE for university courses held in Mongolian. A concatenative speech synthesizer for Mongolian is applied for the TTS in response generation. A Festvox framework for unit selection speech synthesis was used to build the Mongolian voice. We discuss aspects of the voice development process and the results of a perceptual test of the synthesized voice.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/servlet/opac?punumber=4768845
Alternative URI http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SLT.2008.4777838
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ISBN 978-1-4244-3472-5
Conference name 2008 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology
Location Goa, India
Date From 2008-12-15
Date To 2008-12-18
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/23625
Date Accessioned 2009-01-19
Language en_AU
Research Centre Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Signal Processing
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1

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