Expressive Synthesized Speech


Cahn, Janet E., Generating Expression in Synthesized Speech. Master's Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. May, 1989.

Abstract.                   PS (217K)       PDF (57K)
Text and figures:     PS.GZ (2.9MB)     PDF.GZ (1MB)

These files are also available via anonymous ftp to, and in the directory pub/cahn/masters-thesis--text.

Journal Article

Cahn, Janet E., The Generation of Affect in Synthesized Speech.   Journal of the American Voice I/O Society. Volume 8. July, 1990. 1-19.
      PS (1.5MB)       PS.GZ (151K)       PDF (234K)

Conference Papers

Cahn, Janet E., Generation of Affect in Synthesized Speech.  Proceedings of the 1989 Conference of the American Voice I/O Society. Newport Beach, California. September, 1989. Pages 251-256.      
PS.GZ (29K)

Cahn, Janet, From Sad to Glad: Emotional Computer Voices.  Proceedings of Speech Tech '88, Voice Input/Output Applications Conference and Exhibition. New York City. April, 1988. Pages 35-37.       PS (43K)

Janet Cahn
M.I.T. Media Laboratory
Cambridge, MA
A very long time ago...