TEXT-TO-SPEECH CONVERSION FOR MACEDONIAN AS PART OF A SYSTEM FOR SUPPORT OF HUMANS WITH DAMAGED SIGHT
Ljubomir Josifovski, Dragan Mihajlov, Dejan Gorgevik, Suzana Loskovska
Abstract: A subsystem for text-to-speech (TTS) conversion for Macedonian language as a part of a system for support of humans with damaged sight will be presented in this paper. The whole system includes recognition of printed Cyrillic text, archiving, TTS conversion and printing on a Braille printer. A subsystem for real-time TTS conversion from unrestricted text is under development. The whole architecture of the subsystem and some of its major modules will be presented here.
Keywords: text to speech, speech synthesis, neural networks