* Publications [#z45e85ef]
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** Basic core techniques of HMM-based speech synthesis [#l9b04238]
- Keiichi Tokuda, Takayoshi Yoshimura, Takashi Masuko, Takao Kobayashi, Tadashi Kitamura, ``Speech parameter generation algorithms for HMM-based speech synthesis,'' Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Istanbul, Turkey, vol.3, pp.1315-1318, June 2000. ([[pdf:http://hts.ics.nitech.ac.jp/pdf/tokuda_icassp2000.pdf]])
- Keiichi Tokuda, Takashi Mausko, Noboru Miyazaki, Takao Kobayashi, ``Multi-space probability distribution HMM,'' IEICE Trans. Information and Systems, vol.E85-D, no.3, pp.455-464, Mar. 2002. ([[pdf:http://hts.ics.nitech.ac.jp/pdf/tokuda_ieice_e85-d_3_455-464_2002.pdf]])
- Takayoshi Yoshimura, Keiichi Tokuda, Takashi Masuko, Takao Kobayashi and Tadashi Kitamura, ``Simultaneous modeling of spectrum, pitch and duration in HMM-based speech synthesis,'' Proceedings of European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Budapest, Hungary, vol.5, pp.2347-2350, Sep. 1999. ([[pdf:http://hts.ics.nitech.ac.jp/pdf/yoshimura_eurospeech1999.pdf]]) ([[correction:http://hts.ics.nitech.ac.jp/pdf/dur-correct/]])
- Keiichi Tokuda, Heiga Zen, Alan W. Black, ``An HMM-based speech synthesis system applied to English,'' 2002 IEEE Speech Synthesis Workshop, Santa Monica, California, Sep. 11-13, 2002. ([[pdf:http://hts.ics.nitech.ac.jp/pdf/tokuda_TTSworkshop2002.pdf]]) 

** Speaker adaptation for HMM-based speech synthesis [#sea319db]
- Junichi Yamagishi, M.Tamura, T. Masuko, K.Tokuda and T.Kobayashi, ``A training method of average voice model for HMM-based speech synthesis,'' IEICE Trans. Fundamentals, (accepted).
- Junichi Yamagishi, Masatsune Tamura, Takashi Masuko, Keiichi Tokuda, Takao Kobayashi, ``A Context Clustering Technique for Average Voice Models,'' IEICE Trans. Inf. & Syst., vol.E86-D, no.3, pp.534-542, Mar. 2003.
- Masatsune Tamura, Takashi Masuko, Keiichi Tokuda, Takao Kobayashi, ``Text-to-speech synthesis with arbitrary speaker's voice from average voice,'' Proceedings of European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, vol.1, pp.345-348, Aalborg, Denmark, vol.1 pp.345-348, Sep. 3-7, 2001.
- Masatsune Tamura, Takashi Masuko, Keiichi Tokuda and Takao Kobayashi, ``Adaptation of pitch and spectrum for HMM-based speech synthesis using MLLR,'' Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), vol.2, pp.805-808, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, May 7-11, 2001.
- Masatsune Tamura, Takashi Masuko, Keiichi Tokuda and Takao Kobayashi, ``Speaker adaptation for HMM-based speech synthesis system using MLLR,'' Proc. ESCA/COCOSDA Workshop on Speech Synthesis, pp.273-276, Blue Mountains, Australia, Nov. 1998.
- Takashi Masuko, Keiichi Tokuda, Takao Kobayashi and Satoshi Imai, ``Voice characteristics conversion for HMM-based speech synthesis system,'' Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, vol.3, pp.1611-1614, Munichi, Germany, Apr. 1997.
- Takashi Masuko, Keiichi Tokuda, Takao Kobayashi and Satoshi Imai, ``HMM-based speech synthesis with various voice characteristics,'' Proc. of ASA and ASJ 3rd Joint Meeting, Honolulu, USA, pp.1043-1046, Dec. 1996. 

** Speaker interpolation for HMM-based speech synthesis [#j34fcdb8]
- Takayoshi Yoshimura, Takashi Masuko, Keiichi Tokuda, Takao Kobayashi and Tadashi Kitamura, ``Speaker interpolation in HMM-based speech synthesis system,'' Proceedings of European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, vol.5, pp.2523-2526, Rhodes, Greece, Sep. 1997. 

** Eigenvoices for HMM-based speech synthesis [#p68fa620]
- Kengo Shichiri, Atsushi Sawabe, Keiichi Tokuda, Takashi Masuko, Takao Kobayashi, Tadashi Kitamura, ``Eigenvoices for HMM-based speech synthesis,'' 8th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, pp.1269-1272, Sep. 16-20, Denber, Colorado, 2002. 

** Multiband excitation model for speech synthesis [#x7dafa44]
- Takayoshi Yoshimura, Keiichi Tokuda, Takashi Masuko, Takao Kobayashi, Tadashi Kitamura, ``Mixed excitation for HMM-based speech Synthesis,'' Proceedings of European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, vol.3, pp.2259-2262, Aalborg, Denmark, Sep. 3-7, 2001. 

** Multilingual speech synthesis [#lde10388]
- Ranniery da Silva Maia, Heiga Zen, Keiichi Tokuda, Tadashi Kitamura, Fernando Gil Vianna Resende Junior, ``Towards the Development of a Brazilian Portuguese Text-to-Speech System Based on HMM,'' Proceedings of European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Geneva, Switzerland, Sep. 1-4, 2003.

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