Development of Text to Speech System for Yoruba Language

Akin Afolabi, Elijah Omidiora, Tayo Arulogun


Text-to-speech (TTS) applications have been applied to different languages in diverse areas of human endeavour all over the world, but for Yoruba language which is being spoken by over 30 million people out of 150 million Nigerian populace and in other countries like Benin, Togo, United Kingdom and part of South American, much has not been achieved therefore, there is need to develop TTS system for Yoruba language. This paper gives an account of Yoruba TTS system development using concatenation method. The paper describes the design, evaluation and the analysis of the result shows that 70% Respondents accepted its usability.

Keywords: TTS, evaluation, concatenation, usability and design.

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