See also the Smithsonian Speech Synthesis History Project by H. David Maxey for additional information on this topic.
The ASA retains the copyright to these recordings. For further details
about the synthesis methods, see Klatt's article.
A few selected audio clips from Klatt's collection, plus one bonus audio clip.
|Section A, 1939-1982||Development of speech synthesizers.|
|Section B, 1959-1968||Segmental synthesis by rule.|
|Section C, 1968-1980||Synthesis-by-rule of segments and sentence prosody.|
|Section D , 1968-1985||Automatic text-speech conversion.|
of the synthetic
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|ASA Home Page||ASA Speech
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