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A method and apparatus for the automatic application of vocal emotion parameters to text in a text-to-speech system. Predefining vocal parameters for various vocal emotions allows simple selection and application of vocal emotions to text to be output from a text-to-speech system. Further, the present invention is capable of generating vocal emotion with the limited prosodic controls available in a concatenative synthesizer.

Title
Method and apparatus for automatic generation of vocal emotion in a synthetic text-to-speech system
Application Number
62363
Publication Number
5860064
Application Date
February 24, 1997
Publication Date
January 12, 1999
Inventor
Caroline G Henton
Santa Cruz
CA, US
Agent
Carr & Ferrell
Assignee
Apple Computer
CA, US
IPC
G10L 5/00
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