Text-to-speech synthesis

The Institute for Language and Speech Processing (ILSP) / “Athena” Research Center is in the forefront of Text-to-Speech (TTS) research in Greece for nearly two decades. Its unit-selection text-to-speech system is now among the top quality systems for the Greek language at international level. Besides that, ILSP has developed TTS engines for the Greek language […]

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Speech-enabled web

The web’s increasing importance and penetration into every-day activities makes the need for its accessibility more imperative than ever. Information repositories, communication means, and interactive services based on the internet are some of the most active development areas today. As true universal access and inclusive design are now becoming critical requirements, efforts to design and […]

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ILSP music similarity

ILSP researchers have developed methods for calculating the similarity between songs based only on the audio content. The method relies on combining similarities of three main aspects of music, i.e. rhythm, timbre (or alternatively instrumentation) and harmony. The method is evaluated in MIREX 2013 Audio Similarity Task with encouraging results. More details about the method […]

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