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tuning via voice



See the blog article I posted on tuning TTS a couple of weeks
ago; there is little written on this topic. 

There is Janet Cahn's MS thesis from about  13+ years ago, and
there is my PhD thesis -- the latter is online.

Please send me a diff file with the settings you tried so I can
try them here.



>>>>> "Robert" == Robert D Crawford <rdc1x@comcast.net> writes:
    Robert> Dr. Ramen I have been working on tuning the tts.  I
    Robert> wanted to see if this is what you had in mind.
    Robert> 
    Robert> The original settings that were changed are
    Robert> commented:
    Robert> 
    Robert> ;; (0 0 90) ;; (1 13 81 ) ;; (2 26 72) ;; (3 39 63)
    Robert> ;; (4 52 54 )
    Robert> 
    Robert>      (0 30 60) (1 45 57) (2 49 56) (3 54 54 ) (4 59
    Robert> 52 ) (5 65 50) (6 74 40) (7 83 30 ) (8 87 26) (9 92
    Robert> 21)))
    Robert> 
    Robert> I've not yet made any changes to anything over a5.
    Robert> 
    Robert> I still think the setting for a1, voice-bolden, is
    Robert> too low.  If someone creates a www page that has a
    Robert> passage done in bold, it can be annoying.  I have
    Robert> left it this low since the frequency of this is low
    Robert> and to bring it any higher will make the setting for
    Robert> a2 worthless.
    Robert> 
    Robert> I have searched for articles concerning tuning tts
    Robert> engines, but I have found nothing.  If you know of
    Robert> anything, please let me know.
    Robert> 
    Robert> Thanks,
    Robert> 
    Robert> rdc
    Robert> 
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