2016 Speech Processing Courses in Crete
Speech Synthesis: Advancements in Modern Speech Synthesis Engines

25-29 July 2016    University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece


The Speech Processing Courses in Crete (SPCC) are targeting to teach graduate students and researchers the latest advancements of speech processing covering theory, hands on, and establishing contacts between the academics and industry. The school will provide the chance to students and professionals to meet world leaders in speech technology, exchanging ideas, sharing experiences and vision.
The Summer School is organized by the University of Crete, Greece. It is also sponsored by Toshiba and Google. We thank our sponsors for their support.

For 2016, the school topic is: Advancements in Modern Speech Synthesis Engines

The topic includes:
  • Advanced Speech Signal Modelling and Modifications
  • Current Acoustic Modelling Approaches
  • Challenges in Fornt-End Processing
  • Listening Context Aware Speech Synthesis Systems
  • Text Normalization and Linguistic Analysis

Registration Info

Students: €350, Non-students: €500, to cover lunches, coffee breaks, banquet, school materials, bus transfer between city and campus. Limited number of places for highly motivated researchers and students, so reserve your position soon (yannis@csd.uoc.gr).


Participants, if they wish, are expected to present their work as a poster (119cm width x 97cm height, at most) or demo, during 1 hour in each day (at the mid of each school day). There will be an award for the best student poster/demo which will be announced during the last day (closing ceremony). Theory will be followed by hands on sessions while speech synthesis systems will be demonstrated by the lecturers during the last day of the school.


The School Announcement can be found here.

School Poster

Coming soon!