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    • A Target Approximation Intonation Model for Yorùbá TTS 

      Van Niekerk, Daniel R.; Barnard, Etienne (Interspeech 2014, 2014)
      A complete intonation model based on quantitative target approximation is described for Yor`ub´a text-to-speech (TTS) synthesis. This model is evaluated analytically and perceptually and compared to a fundamental frequency ...
    • Tone realisation in a Yorùbá corpus 

      Van Niekerk, Daniel R.; Barnard, Etienne (Workshop Spoken Language Technologies for Under-resourced Languages (SLTU), 2012)
      We investigate the acoustic realisation of tone in short continuous utterances in Yor`ub´a. Fundamental frequency (F0) contours are extracted for automatically aligned syllables from a speech corpus of 33 speakers ...