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TCTS Lab Staff
 
 



Fabrice MALFRERE

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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:  
fax: +32 65 374729  


Fabrice Malfrere worked in the Speech Synthesis Research Group, from 1996 to 1999.
He mostly worked on the intonation modeling and synthesis and designed the copus based intonation module of the EULER TTS system.
He is now with Babel Technologies, s.a.
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Publications :

Books or chapter in book

2001
M. BAGEIN, T. DUTOIT, A. RUELLE, D. WYNSBERGHE, F. MALFRERE, N. TOUNSI, 2001, "Le projet EULER, Vers une synthèse de parole générique et multilingue", Traitement automatique des langues, Vol 42 N°1/2001 , Edition Hermes Science Publication. ISBN 2-7462-0344-8, ISSN 1248-9433.

Regular Papers in Journals

2003
F. MALFRERE, O. DEROO, T. DUTOIT, C. RIS, 2003, "Phonetic alignement : speech-synthesis-based versus Viterbi-based", Speech Communication, vol. 40, n°4, pp. 503-517.
1997
F. MALFRERE, T. DUTOIT, 1997, "An Alignment System for Prosodic Parameter Extraction of a French Text", in Language and Multimedia (Og Sprog Multimedier), T. Brondsted & I. Lytje eds. , Aalborg University Press, pp. 139-150, 1997.

Papers in Conference Proceedings

2002
T. DUTOIT, L. COUVREUR, C. RIS, F. MALFRERE, V. PAGEL, 2002, "Synthèse Vocale et Reconnaisance de la Parole : Droites Gauches et Mondes Parallèles", Actes du 6è Congrès Français d'Acoustique, Lille, 8-11 avril 2002.
2000
T. DUTOIT, M. BAGEIN, A. RUELLE, D. WYNSBERGHE, F. MALFRERE, V. PAGEL, N. TOUNSI, 2000, "EULER : an Open, Generic, Milti-lingual and Multi-Platform Text-To-Speech System", Proc. LREC'00, Athens, May 2000, pp. 563-566.
M. BAGEIN, T. DUTOIT, A. RUELLE, D. WYNSBERGHE, F. MALFRERE, V. PAGEL, N. TOUNSI, 2000, "Le Projet EULER : la synthèse de la parole générique multilingue", Proc. XXIIIèmes Journées d'Etudes sur la Parole, Aussois, June 2000, pp. 101-104.
M. BAGEIN, T. DUTOIT, A. RUELLE, D. WYNSBERGHE, F. MALFRERE, V. PAGEL, N. TOUNSI, 2000, "The EULER Project : an Open, Generic, Multi-lingual and Multi-Platform Text-To-Speech System", Proc. ProRISC'2000, Veldhoven, December 2000, pp.193-197.
N. TOUNSI, T. DUTOIT, M. BAGEIN, A. RUELLE, D. WYNSBERGHE, F. MALFRERE, V. PAGEL, 2000, "Vers un logiciel multilingue et gratuit pour l'aide aux personnes handicapées de la parole : le projet W", Proc. Handicap'2000, Paris, June 2000, pp. 109-111.
1998
F. MALFRERE, T. DUTOIT, P. MERTENS, 1998, "Automatic Prosody Generation Using Supra-Segmental Unit Selection", Proc. 3rd ESCA/COCSADA Workshop on Speech Synthesis, Jenolan Caves, Australia, pp. 323-328.
O. DEROO, T. DUTOIT, F. MALFRERE, 1998, "Comparaison of two different alignment systems: speech synthesis vs. Hybrid HMM/ANN", Proc. European Conference on Signal Processing (EUSIPCO'98), Rhodes, Grece, pp. 1161-1164.
T. DUTOIT, M. BAGEIN, A. RUELLE, A. GILMAN, F. MALFRERE, P. MERTENS, V. PAGEL, 1998, "EULER : Multilingual Text-To-Speech Project", Proc. Workshop on TEXT, SPEECH and DIALOG (TSD'98), Brno, September 98.
F. MALFRERE, T. DUTOIT, P. MERTENS, 1998, "Fully Automatic Prosody Generator for Text-to-Speech Synthesis", Proc. International Conference on Speech and Language Processing, Sidney, Australia, pp. 1395-1398.
O. DEROO, T. DUTOIT, C. RIS, F. MALFRERE, 1998, "Modeles Hybrides et reconnaissance de la parole continue independante du locuteur en francais", Proc. XXIIèmes Journées d'Etudes sur la Parole, Martigny, pp. 401-404.
F. MALFRERE, T. DUTOIT, O. DEROO, 1998, "Phonetic Alignement : Speech Synthesis Based Vs. Hybrid HMM/ANN", Proc. International Conference on Speech and Language Processing, Sidney, Australia, pp. 1571-1574.
F. MALFRERE, T. DUTOIT, P. MERTENS, 1998, "Un générateur de Parole "Tout Automatique"", Proc. XXIIèmes Journées d'Etudes sur la Parole, Martigny, pp. 147-150.
1997
O. VAN DER VREKEN, T. DUTOIT, F. MALFRERE, V. PAGEL, N. PIERRET, 1997, "A Simple and Efficient Algorithm for the Compression of MBROLA Segment Databases", Proc. Eurospeech, Rhodes, GREECE, pp. 421-424.
O. VAN DER VREKEN, T. DUTOIT, F. MALFRERE, V. PAGEL, N. PIERRET, 1997, "A Simple and Efficient Algorithm for the Compression of MBROLA SegmentDatabases", Proc. ICSPAT, San Diego, pp. 241-245.
F. MALFRERE, T. DUTOIT, 1997, "Alignement Automatique du Texte sur la Parole et Extraction de Caractéristiques Prosodiques", Actes des Journées Sscientifiques et Techniques 97, Avignon, pp. 413-417.
F. MALFRERE, T. DUTOIT, 1997, "High quality speech synthesis for phonetic speech segmentation", Proc. EuroSpeech 97, Rhodes, pp. 2631-2634.
O. VAN DER VREKEN, T. DUTOIT, F. MALFRERE, V. PAGEL, N. PIERRET, 1997, "New Techniques for the Compression of Synthesizer Databases", Proc. ISCAS 97, Hong Kong, pp. 2641-2644.
F. MALFRERE, T. DUTOIT, 1997, "Speech Synthesis for Text-To-Speech Alignment and Prosodic Feature Extraction", Proc. ISCAS 97, Hong-Kong, pp. 2637-2640.
1996
F. MALFRERE, T. DUTOIT, 1996, "An alignment system for prosodic parameter extraction on a French text", Proc. Annual meeting of the Danish Computational Linguistics Society, Aalborg, Danemark, pp. 139-151.
1995
T. DUTOIT, J. HANCQ, F. MALFRERE, 1995, "Commercial applications of the LIPSSTALK TTS synthesizer", Proceedings IA 95, Montpellier, pp.325-333.

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