Perry Cook in Montréa :: Speaking machines, speech synthesis


Subject: Perry Cook in Montréa :: Speaking machines, speech synthesis
From: Philippe-Aubert Gauthier (Philippe-Aubert.Gauthier@USherbrooke.ca)
Date: Mon Nov 08 2004 - 07:24:36 EST


Surely xposted ... (?)

> Hi everyone,
>
> I just wanted to provide a short abstract for Perry's talk on Thursday
> (3-5 PM) in the MTCL:
>
> "Speaking Machines"
> Perry R. Cook
>
> This talk will review the history of speech synthesis,
> from ancient "speaking statues" to the most modern
> frequency-domain concatenative template systems.
> Particular emphasis will be put on the synthesis of
> singing. Lots of soundfile examples will be played
> to demonstrate the various methods.
>
> On Friday, November 5, 2004, at 03:20 PM, Sara Gomez wrote:
>
> CIRMMT is pleased to announce two upcoming talks by Perry Cook, a
> distinguished researcher from Princeton University in the fields of
> Sound
> Synthesis and Human-Computer Interaction Design and Performance. On
> Thursday, November 11th, 3-5pm, he will provide a more "technical"
> presentation of his work in the MTCL. On Friday, November 12th,
> 3:45-4:45pm, he will present at the doctoral colloquium in C209. This
> talk
> will be directed to a more "musical" audience.
>
>
>



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