Deep Voice 3: Scaling Text-to-Speech with Convolutional Sequence LearningDownload PDF

Feb 15, 2018 (edited Feb 10, 2022)ICLR 2018 Conference Blind SubmissionReaders: Everyone
  • Keywords: 2000-Speaker Neural TTS, Monotonic Attention, Speech Synthesis
  • Abstract: We present Deep Voice 3, a fully-convolutional attention-based neural text-to-speech (TTS) system. Deep Voice 3 matches state-of-the-art neural speech synthesis systems in naturalness while training an order of magnitude faster. We scale Deep Voice 3 to dataset sizes unprecedented for TTS, training on more than eight hundred hours of audio from over two thousand speakers. In addition, we identify common error modes of attention-based speech synthesis networks, demonstrate how to mitigate them, and compare several different waveform synthesis methods. We also describe how to scale inference to ten million queries per day on a single GPU server.
  • Code: [![Papers with Code](/images/pwc_icon.svg) 7 community implementations](https://paperswithcode.com/paper/?openreview=HJtEm4p6Z)
  • Data: [LibriSpeech](https://paperswithcode.com/dataset/librispeech)
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