brahma at hindu.org
Sun Apr 5 15:43:34 EDT 2020
Given the arrival of the Speech Library.... Something I played with 30 years ago on hypercard.... manually entering phonemes, to get the computer talk was a fascinating thing. Today, with AI all around us, Speech Sythesis is "everywhere" and very advanced,
When we initialize
Do we have gain control of the International Phonetic Alphabet? English is a "creole/polyglot" language, and depending across what language/culture "adjacencies" (English-Tamil, English-French, English-Spanish) that the discourse it in, X number of words come into play that are understand, and pronounced correctly, but both parties. And the polyglot is increasing monthly! I don't know how AI will ever keep up.
Above is background.
What I want is: to have "Fred" (or "Junior" or "Deranaged") pronounce "Satchinananda" perfectly.
Or put another way: having access to
Does Deranged have command over any combination of phonemes?
I can't imagine we have to start from ground zero on this. Has anyone else done work in this area.
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