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The Blizzard Challenge 2012

The Blizzard Challenge 2012 workshop was held 14th September 2012, after Interspeech 2012 in Portland, OR.

  • "The Blizzard Challenge 2012", Simon King and Vasilis Karaiskos (CSTR, University of Edinburgh, UK) PDF
  • "MARY TTS HMM-based voices for the Blizzard Challenge 2012", Marcela Charfuelan (DFKI GmbH, Language Technology Lab Berlin Germany) PDF
  • "The GlottHMM Entry for Blizzard Challenge 2012: Hybrid Approach", Antti Suni, Tuomo Raitio, Martti Vainio, Paavo Alku (Department of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland / Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland) PDF
  • "TBC", Minghui Dong (Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore) PDF
  • "The ILSP Text-to-Speech System for the Blizzard Challenge 2012", Spyros Raptis, Aimilios Chalamandaris, Pirros Tsiakoulis, Sotiris Karabetsos (Institute for Language and Speech Processing / Research Center "Athena" / INNOETICS LTD, Athens, Greece) PDF
  • "The Lessac Technologies Hybrid Concatenated System for Blizzard Challenge 2012", Reiner Wilhelms-Tricarico, Brian Mottershead, John Reichenbach, Gary Marple (Lessac Technologies, Inc., USA) PDF
  • "The Lessac Technologies Time Domain Diphone Parametric Synthesis System for Microcontrollers for Blizzard Challenge 2012", Mike Baumgartner, Reiner Wilhelms-Tricarico, John Reichenbach (Lessac Technologies, Inc., USA) PDF
  • "Overview of NIT HMM-based speech synthesis system for Blizzard Challenge 2012", Shinji Takaki, Kei Sawada, Kei Hashimoto, Keiichiro Oura, Keiichi Tokuda (Department of Scientific and Engineering Simulation, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan) PDF
  • "The NTUT Blizzard Challenge 2012 Entry", Yuan-Fu Liao, Chia-Chi Lin and Jiun-Yan Pan (Department of Electronic Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan) PDF
  • "The USTC System for Blizzard Challenge 2012", Zhen-Hua Ling, Xian-Jun Xia, Yang Song, Chen-Yu Yang, Ling-Hui Chen, Li-Rong Dai (iFLYTEK Speech Lab, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China) PDF
  • "Towards Perceptual Quality Modeling of Synthesized Audiobooks – Blizzard Challenge 2012", Christoph R. Norrenbrock, Florian Hinterleitner, Ulrich Heute, Sebastian Moller (Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Germany / TU Berlin, Germany) PDF
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