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Effective Emotion Transplantation in an End-to-End Text-to-Speech System

International Journal
2016~2020
작성자
이진영
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2020-09-01 22:18
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313
Authors : Young-Sun Joo, Hanbin Bae, Young-Ik Kim, Hoon-Young Cho, Hong-Goo Kang

Year : 2020

Publisher / Conference : IEEE Access

Volume : 8

Page : 161713-161719

In this paper, we propose an effective technique to transplant a source speaker's emotional expression to a new target speaker's voice within an end-to-end text-to-speech (TTS) framework. We modify an expressive TTS model pre-trained using a source speaker's emotional speech database to reflect the voice characteristics of a target speaker for which only a neutral speech database is available. We set two adaptation criteria to achieve this. One criterion is to minimize the reconstruction loss between the target speaker's recorded and synthesized speech, such that the synthesized speech has the target speaker's voice characteristics. The other criterion is to minimize the emotion loss between the emotion embedding vectors extracted from the reference expressive speech and the target speaker's synthesized expressive speech, which is essential to preserve expressiveness. Since the two criteria are applied alternately in the adaptation process, we are able to avoid the kind of bias issues frequently encountered in similar tasks. The proposed adaptation technique demonstrates more effective performance compared to conventional approaches in both quantitative and qualitative evaluations.
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299 International Journal Young-Sun Joo, Hanbin Bae, Young-Ik Kim, Hoon-Young Cho, Hong-Goo Kang "Effective Emotion Transplantation in an End-to-End Text-to-Speech System" in IEEE Access, vol.8, pp.161713-161719, 2020
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295 Domestic Conference 임정운, 김지현, 강홍구 "메타러닝을 이용한 SAR 영상 자동표적 인식" in 한국항공우주학회 2020 춘계학술대회, pp.353-354, 2020
294 International Conference Se-Yun Um, Sangshin Oh, Kyungguen Byun, Inseon Jang, ChungHyun Ahn, Hong-Goo Kang "Emotional Speech Synthesis with Rich and Granularized Control" in ICASSP, 2020
293 International Conference Min-Jae Hwang, Eunwoo Song, Ryuichi Yamamoto, Frank Soong, Hong-Goo Kang "Improving LPCNet-based Text-to-Speech with Linear Prediction-structured Mixture Density Network" in ICASSP, 2020
292 International Journal Soo-Whan Chung, Joon Son Chung, Hong Goo Kang "Perfect Match: Self-Supervised Embeddings for Cross-Modal Retrieval" in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, vol.14, issue 3, 2020
291 International Conference Hyeonjoo Kang, Young-Sun Joo, Inseon Jang, Chunghyun Ahn, Hong-Goo Kang "A Study on Acoustic Parameter Selection Strategies to Improve Deep Learning-Based Speech Synthesis" in APSIPA, 2019
290 International Journal Ohsung Kwon, Inseon Jang, ChungHyun Ahn, Hong-Goo Kang "An Effective Style Token Weight Control Technique for End-to-End Emotional Speech Synthesis" in IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol.26, issue 9, pp.1383-1387, 2019