Speech Signal Processing Toolkit (SPTK)
Version 3.10
December 25, 2016

README


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              Speech Signal Processing Toolkit (SPTK) version 3.10
                           release December 25, 2016


The Speech Signal Processing Toolkit (SPTK) is a suite of speech signal
processing tools for UNIX environments. It has been being developed by the SPTK
working group (see "Who we are" below) and some graduate students in Nagoya
Institute of Technology (see "AUTHORS" in the same directory).

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The SPTK is released under the Modified BSD license (see
http://www.opensource.org/). Using and distributing this software is free
(without restriction including without limitation the rights to use, copy,
modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of this
work, and to permit persons to whom this work is furnished to do so) subject to
the conditions in the following license:

/* ----------------------------------------------------------------- */
/*           The Speech Signal Processing Toolkit (SPTK)             */
/*           developed by SPTK Working Group                         */
/*           http://sp-tk.sourceforge.net/                           */
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/*                                                                   */
/*  Copyright (c) 1984-2007  Tokyo Institute of Technology           */
/*                           Interdisciplinary Graduate School of    */
/*                           Science and Engineering                 */
/*                                                                   */
/*                1996-2016  Nagoya Institute of Technology          */
/*                           Department of Computer Science          */
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/* All rights reserved.                                              */
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/* without modification, are permitted provided that the following   */
/* conditions are met:                                               */
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/*   disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided */
/*   with the distribution.                                          */
/* - Neither the name of the SPTK working group nor the names of its */
/*   contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived */
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Although this software is free, we still offer no warranties and no
maintenance. We will continue to endeavor to fix bugs and answer queries when
can, but are not in a position to guarantee it. We will consider consultancy if
desired, please contacts us for details.

If you are using the hts_engine API in commercial environments, even though no
license is required, we would be grateful if you let us know as it helps
justify ourselves to our various sponsors. We also strongly encourage you to

 * refer to the use of SPTK in any publications that use this software
 * report bugs, where possible with bug fixes, that are found

See also "COPYING" files in following directories for details.

 ./
 ./bin/ds/titech
 ./bin/pitch/snack
 ./bin/pitch/swipe
 ./bin/us/titech
 ./bin/vc/hts_engine_API

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                                 Installation
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See "INSTALL" in the same directory for details.

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                                 Documentation
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Reference manual of SPTK is available at

http://sp-tk.sourceforge.net/

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                               Acknowledgements
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Takao Kobayashi
Keiichi Tokuda
Takashi Masuko
Chiyomi Miyajima
Masatsune Tamura
Takayoshi Yoshimura
Shinji Sako
Yoshihiko Nankaku
Fernando Gil Resende Junior
Toshihiko Kato
Gou Hirabayashi
Naohiro Isshiki
Noboru Miyazaki
Toshio Kanno
Kenji Chiba
Toshiaki Fukada
Satoshi Imai
Tadashi Kitamura
Heiga Zen
Toru Takahashi
Keiichiro Oura

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                                  Who we are
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The SPTK working group is a voluntary group for developing the Speech Signal
Processing Toolkit. Current members are

 Keiichi Tokuda      http://www.sp.nitech.ac.jp/~tokuda/
 (Produce and Design)
 Keiichiro Oura      http://www.sp.nitech.ac.jp/~uratec/
 (Main Maintainer)
 Takenori Yoshimura  http://www.sp.nitech.ac.jp/~takenori/
 Akira Tamamori      http://www.sp.nitech.ac.jp/~mataki/
 Shinji Sako         http://www.mmsp.nitech.ac.jp/~sako/
 Heiga Zen
 Takashi Nose
 Toru Takahashi      http://winnie.kuis.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~tall/
 Junichi Yamagishi   http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/jyamagis/
 Yoshihiko Nankaku   http://www.sp.nitech.ac.jp/~nankaku/

and the members are dynamically changing. If you want to contact the SPTK
working group, please use Tracker of the SPTK SourceForge page
(http://sourceforge.net/projects/sp-tk/).
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Last modified Dec 25, 2016