LINGUIST List 14.2507

Mon Sep 22 2003

Qs: African Text to Speech Research

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  1. Shun Ha Sylvia Wong, Request: Information on African Text-To-Speech literatures

Message 1: Request: Information on African Text-To-Speech literatures

Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2003 12:44:20 +0100
From: Shun Ha Sylvia Wong <>
Subject: Request: Information on African Text-To-Speech literatures

Dear listers,

I am looking for literatures on African Text-To-Speech (TTS) related
research. There seems to have been no substantial work on African
Text-To-Speech (TTS) research. Friends of mine from the Speech
processing field also have not come across such literature. However,
I would like to confirm this by querying other researchers if they
have come across such work.

The African language that I am particular interested in is Yoruba,
which belongs to the Niger-Congo language family (according to However, I'd appreciate any literature on developing
African TTS.

If you have any information on this, I would be grateful
if you would let me know.

Yours sincerely,

 S --- Shun Ha Sylvia Wong ---
 Y E-Mail :
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 V Postal : School of Engineering & Applied Science O
 I Computer Science, Aston University, N
 A Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, U.K. G
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