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Smithsonian Speech Synthesis
History Project (SSSHP)
1986 - 2002

 
A collection of tape recordings,
technical records and artifacts
of speech synthesis technology
from 1922 to the mid-1980s.

Collection Finding Aid

 
Introduction
LABORATORIES
Transcription of recordings
Personal narratives
Index

History of the project
Log of items received
Copyrights
Web page maintenance
Contact:  H. David Maxey   (hdmaxey@ieee.org)
Histories:
    "Review of Text-to-Speech Conversion for English", D. H. Klatt, 1987.   Evolution of commercial systems.   Separately indexed.   Online, this site.
 
    "Speech Synthesis for Phonetic and Phonological Models", I. G. Mattingly, 1974.   Developing models of human speech.   Not indexed.   Online, this site.

Division of Information Technology and Society
© 1990-2002  NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY
Smithsonian Institution - Washington, D.C. 20560

Revised: March 26, 2007