Events

ALS OHANA & ALS ASSOCIATION GOLDEN WEST CHAPTER 

Presents:

January 31, 2018, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

ALS Support Group with Special Presentation on Voice Banking

Special Guest Speaker: Tim Bunnell, PhD

Head, Speech Research Laboratory, and Director, Bioinformatics Core Facility, A.I. duPont Hospital for Children
B.S. – University of Maryland
M.S., Ph.D. – Pennsylvania State University

Publications include:
Bunnell HT, Pennington C, Yarrington D, Gray J. Automatic personal synthetic voice construction. In: Proceedings of the Eurospeech 2005. Lisbon, Portugal; 2005.
Gray J, Pennington C, Yarrington D, Bunnell HT. A system for creating personalized synthetic voices. In: Proceedings of ASSETS 2005. Baltimore, MD; 2005.
Bunnell HT, Gray J, Pennington C, Yarrington DM. Automatic Construction of Concatenative Speech Synthesis Databases for AAC. In: 2004 ASHA Convention. Philadelphia, PA; 2004.
Bunnell HT, Polikoff JB, McNicholas JE. Spectral Moment vs. Bark Cepstral Analysis of Children’s Word-initial Voiceless Stops. In: Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing. Jeju, Korea; 2004.

The ModelTalker System — developed by Timothy Bunnell at the Nemours Center for Pediatric Auditory and Speech Sciences in cooperation with the University of Delaware — is a speech synthesis program for people with health conditions that affect their ability to talk.

Where:
Rehabilitation of the Pacific
Conference room Wo 4
226 N. Kuikini Street
Honolulu, HI 96817
808-531-3511

RSVP-Terryn Davis 808-597-6416
Mahalo!

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