Essays about: "TTS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the word TTS.

  1. 1. The translation of song lyrics in popular music : German lyrics and their translation into English

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Janin Laurer; [2019]
    Keywords : song translation; approximation approach; adaptation; skopos; translation theory; linguistics;

    Abstract : This study investigates the translation of song lyrics and presents an analysis of translation outcomes. While the majority of previous studies regarding song translation focuses on the translation of lyrics from musicals and operas, this study focuses on the translation of popular song lyrics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Teachers’ beliefs on utilizing TTS as a tool for learning English at Upper Secondary School

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Jonathon Stoker; [2019]
    Keywords : TTS; struggling readers; dyslexia;

    Abstract : There are many students in the class that have dyslexia and can struggle with simple tasks such as reading. Therefore, this study set out to investigate the applications of text to speech synthesizers facilitate learning English at upper secondary with these students in focus from a teacher’s perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. Copy of a Copy? : Indirect Translations from Bengali into Swedish Translated via English

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Tolk- och översättarinstitutet

    Author : Christopher Fröderberg Shaiek; [2019]
    Keywords : Indirect translation; direct translation; translation norms; foreignization; domestication; Extralinguistic Cultural References; Bengali; Swedish; multiple translatorship;

    Abstract : This study investigates indirect translations translated from Bengali source texts to Swedish target texts via English intermediary texts by comparing Pedersen’s (2011) Extralinguistic Cultural References in coupled pairs from all three languages. The purpose of this study is to examine how indirect translations differ from direct translations and to discern whether there are specific translation strategies that translators use when transferring Extralinguistic Cultural References (ECRs) from a third language. READ MORE

  4. 4. Artificial Neural Networks in Swedish Speech Synthesis

    University essay from KTH/Tal-kommunikation

    Author : Per Näslund; [2018]
    Keywords : Speech Synthesis; neural; LSTM; Speech Technology; Tacotron; Attention; CNN; Neural Networks; RNN;

    Abstract : Text-to-speech (TTS) systems have entered our daily lives in the form of smart assistants and many other applications. Contemporary re- search applies machine learning and artificial neural networks (ANNs) to synthesize speech. It has been shown that these systems outperform the older concatenative and parametric methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improving an Italian TTS System : Voice Based Rules for Word Boundaries' Phenomena

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Laura Rossetti; [2017]
    Keywords : Natural language processing; Text-to-speech; NLP; TTS; unit selection; rules; Italian; computational linguistics; speech technology;

    Abstract : This thesis project aimed at improving a commercial Italian Unit Selection system by obtaining a higher agreement between the internal target representation produced by the text analysis component and the recordings in the speech database. Precisely this has been done by implementing new transformation rules that are applied on the input text during the text normalization and just after the grapheme-to-phoneme (g2p) module. READ MORE