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vol 60 / JUNE, 2017
Article
UDC 519.688

APPLICATION OF LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS FOR TEXT NORMALIZATION AND HOMONYMY RESOLUTION IN RUSSIAN TEXT-TO-SPEECH SYSTEM

O. G. Khomitsevich
STC Ltd., St. Petersburg; Senior Scientist


S. V. Rybin
STC Ltd., St. Petersburg; ITMO University, Department of Speech Information Systems; Leading Programmer; Associate Professor


Аничкин И. М.
Университет ИТМО; аспирант


Abstract.   A method based on automatic morphological and syntactic analysis is developed to resolve ambiguities that arise in the process of text normalization and homonymy resolution in VitalVoice Russian TTS system. A high degree of accuracy is demonstrated in experimental processing of Russian texts of various types.
Keywords: speech synthesis, linguistic analysis, text processing, text normalization, homonymy resolution