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 sponsored by Toshiba, Google, IBM, and ILSP Athena. We thank our sponsors for their support.
For 2017, the school topic is: Towards Intelligible and Conversational Speech Synthesis EnginesThe topic includes:
- Modern Acoustic Modelling Approaches (DNN/LSTM, WaveNet)
- Text Normalization and Linguistic Analysis
- Advanced Vocoders and Modifications (Voice Conversion)
- Intelligibility and Cognitive Effort in Speech Synthesis