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Financing entity
Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Competitividad
Official reference
Saturday, 31 December, 2016 to Sunday, 29 December, 2019
Plan Nacional - Proyectos de I+D de Excelencia
Head of project
Oriol Guasch and Francesc Alías
Research Group
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Research Group
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Project type

In this project, we aim at the computational generation of expressive voice by following a hybrid approach. We will skip the inherent limitations of voice corpus but benefit from transformation voice techniques developed in that area. The key idea will be to map the parameter modifications in recorded voice, which are responsible for expressive effects, into the glottal pulses models and vocal tract geometries. The former are used as boundary conditions at the glottis in numerical simulations of vocal tract acoustics. Vocal tract geometries will vary in time to achieve the desired expressive effects.

Team Leader

Team Leader

Francesc Alías Pujol
Research Coordinator
Publicacions Relacionades
Glottal Source Contribution to Higher Order Modes in the Finite Element Synthesis of Vowels
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GlottDNN-based spectral tilt analysis of tense voice emotional styles for the expressive 3D numerical synthesis of vowel [a]
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Finite element synthesis of diphthongs using tuned two-dimensional vocal tracts