Monthly Archives: May 2016

Simple Vocal Tract Model Working

After going through numerous rewrites and correcting a bunch of self-inflicted bugs, I’ve finally got the new simulated vocal tract rendering vowels, using data for Japanese vowels. The next step is to implement a vocal tract based on the DRM … Continue reading

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Deep in Rewrite

I’ve re-written the core of synSinger yet again. The main changes I’ve made have been to incorporate multiple targets per phoneme. This simplifies things quite a bit when calculating the duration of a phoneme. It’s to the point where it’s … Continue reading

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When does /b/ Sound Like /b/?

I’ve rewritten the core routines, and am now working on getting consonants synthesized. I figured I’d start with /b/ and work my way up. So I had a look at what a /b/ looked like in Praat, punched in the … Continue reading

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Back to the Drawing Board

I’d gotten synSinger pretty close to feature complete, tracked down a few more bugs, and thought I was finally headed toward a release. So I put together several demos for people to listen to, such as “Poor Wayfaring Stranger”:   … Continue reading

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