Keywords : synthesis

Speech Synthesis of Arabic Vocabularies

Enaam Ghanim Saeed

AL-Rafidain Journal of Computer Sciences and Mathematics, 2011, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 97-107
DOI: 10.33899/csmj.2011.163626

In this paper, system is presented for speech synthesis of Arabic vocabularies written with diacritics, graphemes transfer to allophones by applying the phonological rules. The system depend on phonetics units series every unite consists of one ore more phonetic character. We create linguistic group from Arabic phonemes and a group of phonological rules and special and unusual cases by designing special function for this purpose. We use (visual basic v.6) to design this system. Evaluation of the system was undertaken to assess the accuracy on word and sentence levels. The results showed high perception levels about 84 %.