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Technical Committee on Speech (SP) [schedule] [select]
Chair Satoru Hayamizu (Gifu Univ.)
Vice Chair Hisashi Kawai (KDDI Labs.)
Secretary Hiroki Mori (Utsunomiya Univ.), Motoyuki Suzuki (Osaka Inst. of Tech.)
Assistant Masakiyo Fujimoto (NTT), Yamato Ohtani (Toshiba)

Conference Date Thu, Nov 8, 2012 10:30 - 18:00
Fri, Nov 9, 2012 09:45 - 16:00
Topics Speech Synthesis, Generation, Prosody, etc. 
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Thu, Nov 8 AM 
10:30 - 12:00
(1) 10:30-11:00 Effects of speaker adaptive training on arbitrary speaker conversion based on tensor representation SP2012-72 Daisuke Saito, Nobuaki Minematsu, Keikichi Hirose (Univ. of Tokyo)
(2) 11:00-11:30 Implementation of real-time statistical voice conversion on a DSP SP2012-73 Takuto Moriguchi, Tomoki Toda (NAIST), Motoaki Sano, Hiroshi Sato (FOSTER), Graham Neubig, Sakriani Sakti, Satoshi Nakamura (NAIST)
(3) 11:30-12:00 Intra-speaker spectral parameter variation between utterances of the same sentence and its prediction SP2012-74 Tatsuo Inukai, Tomoki Toda, Graham Neubig, Sakriani Sakti, Satoshi Nakamura (NAIST)
  12:00-13:00 Lunch Break ( 60 min. )
Thu, Nov 8 PM 
13:00 - 14:30
(4) 13:00-13:30 Measurement of temporal change of vocal tract volume during production of plosive and fricative consonants SP2012-75 Tatsuya Kitamura, Hiroaki Hatano (Konan Univ.)
(5) 13:30-14:00 A study for estimating the length and sectional area of the vocal tract from formants using an acoustic sensitivity function SP2012-76 Yuki Sakamoto, Tokihiko Kaburagi (Kyushu Univ.)
(6) 14:00-14:30 Analysis on speaker's intentions conveyed to the listeners by sentence-final particles and their intonations SP2012-77 Kazuhiko Iwata, Tetsunori Kobayashi (Waseda Univ.)
  14:30-14:45 Break ( 15 min. )
Thu, Nov 8 PM 
14:45 - 15:45
(7) 14:45-15:15 Improvements of HMM-based speech synthesis using rich context models SP2012-78 Shinnosuke Takamichi, Tomoki Toda (NAIST), Yoshinori Shiga (NICT), Sakriani Sakti, Graham Neubig, Satoshi Nakamura (NAIST)
(8) 15:15-15:45 Modeling of local variance of spectral features and its application to parameter generation in HMM-based speech synthesis SP2012-79 Takashi Nose, Vataya Chunwijitra, Takao Kobayashi (Tokyo Tech)
  15:45-16:00 Break ( 15 min. )
Thu, Nov 8 PM 
16:00 - 18:00
(9) 16:00-16:30 Prosody Generation based on HMM using Tow-stage Clustering SP2012-80 Yasuyuki Mitsui, Reishi Kondo, Masanori Kato (NEC)
(10) 16:30-17:00 One-click vocal tract mapping interface and its applications to signal conversion SP2012-81 Kohichi Ogata, Kentaro Yamashita (Kumamoto Univ.)
(11) 17:00-17:30 Three-dimensional rectangular vocal-tract model representing the characteristics of asymmetric vocal-tract wall impedances SP2012-82 Kunitoshi Motoki (Hokkai-Gakuen Univ.)
Fri, Nov 9 AM 
09:45 - 10:45
(12) 09:45-10:45 [Invited Talk]
Speech synthesis
-- Modeling human-like speech output capabilities --
Yoshinori Sagisaka (Waseda Univ.)
  10:45-11:00 Break ( 15 min. )
Fri, Nov 9 AM 
11:00 - 12:00
(13) 11:00-12:00 [Invited Talk]
Trend of Speech Production Research and its Aspects for Speech Synthesis SP2012-84
Masaaki Honda (Waseda Univ.)
  12:00-13:00 Lunch Break ( 60 min. )
Fri, Nov 9 PM 
13:00 - 16:00

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General TalkEach speech will have 25 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for discussion.
Invited TalkEach speech will have 50 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.

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