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Selected LLSTI Publications:

 
Mucemi Gakuru and Roger Tucker. Sustainability of Research and Development: A case of Successful Technology Transfer in Spoken Language Technology, CHI Workshop on Human-centered Computing in International Development, Boston, 2009
 
Roger Tucker and Mucemi Gakuru. Experience with developing and deploying an agricultural information system using Spoken Language Technology in Kenya, IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, SLT2008
 
Pernilla Nasfors. Efficient Voice Information Services for Developing Countries, Master Thesis, Department of Information technology, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2007
 
Roger Tucker and Ksenia Shalonova. Supporting the Creation of TTS for Local Language Voice Information Systems, Interspeech, Lisbon, Portugal, 2005
 
Mucemi Gakuru, Frederick K Iraki, Roger Tucker, Ksenia Shalonova and Kamanda Ngugi. Development of a Kiswahili Text To Speech System , Interspeech, Lisbon, Portugal, 2005
 
Roger Tucker and Ksenia Shalonova. The Local Language Speech Technology Initiative - Localisation of TTS for Voice Access to Information, Crossing the Digital Divide shaping technologies to meet human needs, SCALLA Conference, Nepal, 2004
 
Ksenia Shalonova and Roger Tucker. Issues in Porting TTS to Minority Languages, SALTMIL workshop on Minority Languages, LREC 2004, Lisbon.
 
Kalika Bali, Partha Pratim Talukdar, N. Sridhar Krishna and A.G.Ramakishnan. Tools for the Development of a Hindi Speech Synthesis System, 5th ISCA Speech Synthesis Workshop, Pittsburgh, June 2004
 
Mucemi Gakuru, Frederick K. Iraki, Roger Tucker, Ksenia Shalanova and Kamanda Ngugi. Design of Speech Data Base for Unit-Selection in Kiswahili TTS,E-Tech2004, Kenya
 
Marelie Davel and Etienne Barnard. The Efficient Generation of Pronunciation Dictionaries: Human Factors during Bootstrapping, ICSLP 2004, Korea
 
Marelie Davel and Etienne Barnard. The Efficient Generation of Pronunciation Dictionaries: Machine Learning Factors during Bootstrapping, ICSLP 2004, Korea
 
 

LLSTI Reports:

 
Etienne Barnard and Marelie Davel. LLSTI isiZulu TTS - Evaluation report.
 
Dafydd Gibbon, Eno-Abasi Urua and Moses Ekpenyong. Data Creation for Ibibio Speech Synthesis (scripts included).
 
Aby Louw. Flite Experience and Recommendations.
 
Aby Louw. A short Guide to Pitch-marking in the Festival Speech Synthesis System and Recommendations for Improvement.
 
Ksenia Shalonova. TTS Evaluation.
 
Ksenia Shalonova. Speaker Selection and Recordings.
 
Ksenia Shalonova. Phone Inventory and G2P rules.
 
Ksenia Shalonova and A.G. Ramakrishnan. TTS modules (general scheme).
 
Parthat Talukdar. Grapheme-to-phoneme conversion system.
 
Parthat Talukdar. Optimal Text Selection Module.


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