Reproducing Tacotron2 qualitative claims
Authors: Priyanka Bose, Chandra Shekhar Pandey
This project validates some of the qualitative claims made in the paper:
J. Shen et al., "Natural TTS Synthesis by Conditioning Wavenet on MEL Spectrogram Predictions," 2018 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Calgary, AB, Canada, 2018, pp. 4779-4783, doi: 10.1109/ICASSP.2018.8461368.
which describes Tacotron2, a neural network for predicting mel spectograms from text, which can then be used with a vocoder to synthesize speech.
We reproduced some of the results in this paper for our course project in ECE-GY 6143 Introduction to Machine Learning at NYU Tandon, Fall 2022 (with Prof. Fraida Fund).
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