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TCTS Lab Staff
 
 



Baris BOZKURT

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Researcher, PhD  

University of Mons (UMONS) 
Engineering Faculty of Mons (FPMs) 

Numediart Research Institute  
Infortech Research Institute  
TCTS Lab  
31, Boulevard Dolez  
B-7000 Mons (Belgium)  

phone: +32 65 374733  
fax: +32 65 374729  


Baris Bozkurt holds an electrical engineering degree(Bogazici Unv, 1997), and MSc degree (Bogazici Unv, 2000). He was a PhD student in FPMs since September 2000 (supervisor : Thierry Dutoit) and obtained his PhD degree in 2005. His research focused on signal processing algorithms for Text-to-speech synthesis. He also managed the Mbrola Project.
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Books or chapter in book

2009
T. DUTOIT, B. BOZKURT, 2009, "Speech Synthesis", Handbook of Signal Processing Acoustics, D. Havelock, S. Kuwano, M. Vorländer, eds. NY: Springer. Vol 1, pp. 557-585.
2008
C. D'ALESSANDRO, B. BOZKURT, B. DOVAL, T. DUTOIT, N. HENRICH, T. VU NGOC, N. STURMEL, 2008, "Phase-Based Methods for Voice Source Analysis", Mohamed Chetouani, Amir Hussain, Bruno Gas, Maurice Milgram, Jean-Luc Zarader (Eds.), Advances in Nonlinear Speech Processing, Springer, ISBN : 978-3-540-77346-7.
2007
B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, L. COUVREUR, 2007, "Spectral analysis of speech signals using chirp group delay", Progress in Nonlinear Speech Processing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer International Publishing, Vol. 4391, pp. 41-57, doi:10.1007/978-3-540-71505-4_3.
B. BOZKURT, 2007, "Spectral analysis of speech signals using chirp group delay", pp 41-57, edited by Y. Stylianou, M. Faundez-Zanuy, A. Eposito Springer Verlag. ISBN: 978-3-540-71503-0.
2006
B. BOZKURT, 2006, "New Spectral Methods for the Analysis of Source/Filter charactéristics of speech signals", Presses Universitaires de Louvain, SIMILAR Collection, ISBN 2-87463-013-6.
2005
B. BOZKURT, F. SEVERIN, T. DUTOIT, 2005, "An Algorithm to Estimate Anticausal Glottal Flow Component from Speech Signals", LNAI 3445, pp 338-343, edited by G. Chollet, A. Esposito, M. Faundez-Zanuy, and M. Marinaro, Springer Verlag.
2004
B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, R. PRUDON, C. D'ALESSANDRO, V. PAGEL, 2004, "Chapter 1 : Reducing discontinuities at synthesis time for corpus-based speech synthesis", in Text To Speech Synthesis: New Paradigms and Advances, S. Narayanan, A. Alwan, ed., Prentice Hall PTR, ISBN 0-13145661-X.

PhD Dissertation

2005
B. BOZKURT, 2005, "Zeros of the z-transform (ZZT) representation and chirp group delay processing for the analysis of source and filter characteristics of speech signals", PhD thesis supervised by Prof. T. Dutoit.

Patents

2005
B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, B. DOVAL, C. D'ALESSANDRO, 2005, "Method for estimating resonance frequencies", PCT patent WO 2005/031702 A1.

Regular Papers in Journals

2011
T. DRUGMAN, B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, 2011, "A comparative study of glottal source estimation techniques", Computer Speech & Language, Elsevier, doi:10.1016/j.csl.2011.03.003.
T. DRUGMAN, B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, 2011, "Causal–anticausal decomposition of speech using complex cepstrum for glottal source estimation", Speech Communication, Volume 53, Issue 6, July 2011, Pages 855-866 .
2010
T. DRUGMAN, B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, 2010, "Glottal Source Estimation Using an Automatic Chirp Decomposition", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Advances in Nonlinear Speech Processing, Volume 5933/2010, pp. 35-42.
2008
N. D'ALESSANDRO, O. BABACAN, B. BOZKURT, T. DUBUISSON, A. HOLZAPFEL, L. KESSOUS, A. MOINET, M. VLIEGHE, 2008, "RAMCESS 2.X framework - expressive voice analysis for realtime and accurate synthesis of singing", Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces (JMUI), Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, Vol. 2, Nr. 2, September 2008, pp. 133-144.
2007
B. BOZKURT, L. COUVREUR, T. DUTOIT, 2007, "Chirp group delay analysis of speech signals", Speech Communication, Vol. 49 , Issue 3, March 2007, pp 159-176, doi:10.1016/j.specom.2006.12.004.
2005
B. BOZKURT, C. D'ALESSANDRO, B. DOVAL, T. DUTOIT, 2005, "Zeros of Z-Transform Representation With Application to Source-Filter Separation in Speech", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 12, no. 4, pp.344-347.

Papers in Conference Proceedings

2010
T. DRUGMAN, B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, 2010, "Analyse et Modification de la Qualité Vocale basée sur l'Excitation", XXVIIIe Journées d'Etude sur la Parole, pp. 273-276, 25-28 mai, 2010, Mons, Belgium.
2009
T. DRUGMAN, B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, 2009, "Chirp Decomposition of Speech Signals for Glottal Source Estimation", ISCA Workshop on Non-Linear Speech Processing 2009 (NOLISP09), Vic, Spain, 2009.
T. DRUGMAN, B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, 2009, "Complex Cepstrum-based Decomposition of Speech for Glottal Source Estimation", Proceedings of Interspeech 2009, pp. 116-119, September 6-10, Brighton, UK.
2007
N. D'ALESSANDRO, O. BABACAN, B. BOZKURT, T. DUBUISSON, A. HOLZAPFEL, L. KESSOUS, A. MOINET, 2007, "Realtime and Accurate Musical Control of Expression in Singing Synthesis (RAMCESS)", Proceedings of the eNTERFACE07 workshop, pp. 129-137, July 16th - August 10th, Istambul, Turkey.
2005
Z. HAMMAL, B. BOZKURT, L. COUVREUR, D. UNAY, A. CAPLIER, T. DUTOIT, 2005, "Classification d'Expressions Vocales Passives Versus Actives", Proc. of the GRETSI Conference, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium.
F. SEVERIN, B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, 2005, "HNR extraction in voiced speech, oriented towards voice quality analysis", Proc. EUSIPCO'05, Antalya,Turkey.
N. D'ALESSANDRO, B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, R. SEBBE, 2005, "MaxMBROLA: A Max/MSP MBROLA-Based Tool for Real-Time Voice Synthesis", Proceedings of the EUSIPCO'05 Conference, September 4-8, 2005, Antalya (Turkey).
B. BOZKURT, L. COUVREUR, 2005, "On the use of phase information for speech recognition", Proc. EUSIPCO'05, Antalya,Turkey.
Z. HAMMAL, B. BOZKURT, A. CAPLIER, L. COUVREUR, T. DUTOIT, D. UNAY, 2005, "Passive versus active: vocal classification system", Proc. of EUSIPCO' 05, Turkey.
O.TURK, M. SCHROEDER, B. BOZKURT, L.M. ARSLAN, 2005, "Voice Quality Interpolation for Emotional Text-to-Speech Synthesis", Proc. Interspeech'05, Lisbon, Portugal.
2004
B. BOZKURT, B. DOVAL, C. D'ALESSANDRO, T. DUTOIT, 2004, "A method for glottal formant frequency estimation", Proc. Icslp 2004, Jeju Island (Corea).
B. BOZKURT, B. DOVAL, C. D'ALESSANDRO, T. DUTOIT, 2004, "Appropriate windowing for group delay analysis and roots of Z-transform of speech signals", Proc. Eusipco 2004, Vienna (Austria).
B. BOZKURT, B. DOVAL, C. D'ALESSANDRO, T. DUTOIT, 2004, "Improved differential phase spectrum processing for formant tracking", Proc. Icslp 2004, Jeju Island (Corea).
B. BOZKURT, B. DOVAL, C. D'ALESSANDRO, T. DUTOIT, 2004, "Zeros of Z-Transform (ZZT) decomposition of speech for source-tract separation", Proc. Icslp 2004, Jeju Island (Corea).
2003
B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, 2003, "Mixed-Phase Speech Modeling and Formant Estimation, Using Differential Phase Spectrums", Proc. VOQUAL 2003, Geneva, pp 21-24.
B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, O. OZTURK, 2003, "Text Design For TTS Speech Corpus Building Using A Modified Greedy Selection", Proc. Eurospeech, Geneva 2003, pp 277-280.
2002
B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, C. D'ALESSANDRO, V. PAGEL, R. PRUDON, 2002, "Improving Quality of MBROLA SYnthesis for Non-Uniform Units Synthesis", Proceedings of the IEEE TTS 2002 Workshop, Santa Monica, Septembrer 2002.
B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, V. PAGEL, 2002, "Re-defining intonation from selected units for non-uniform units based speech synthesis", Proc. of SPS-2002 IEEE Benelux Signal Processing Symposium, Leuven, March 2002.
B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, V. PAGEL, 2002, "Synthèse vocale par sélection d'unité: une méthode pour la redéfinition de la courbe intonative", Proc. JEP 2002 Journées d'Etude sur la Parole, pp 121-124, Nancy.
2001
B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, 2001, "An implementation and evaluation of two diphone-based synthesizers for Turkish", Proc. 4th ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Speech Synthesis, pp.247-250, Blair Atholl, Scotland, 2001.
B. BOZKURT, T. DUTOIT, M. BAGEIN, 2001, "From MBROLA to NU-MBROLA", Proc. 4th ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Speech Synthesis, pp. 127-130, Blair Atholl, Scotland, 2001.

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