A talking robot and its singing skill acquisition

Mitsuhiro Nakamura, Hideyuki Sawada

研究成果: Conference contribution

2 被引用数 (Scopus)

抄録

A talking and singing robot which has equivalent mechanical organs to human vocal system is being developed based on a mechatronics technology under a feedback control. While various ways of vocal sound production have been actively studied so far, a mechanical construction of the vocal system is considered to advantageously realize natural vocalization with its fluid dynamics. Motors are employed for the manipulation of the mechanical system. The robot adaptively learns the relations between motor control parameters and the generated vocal sounds using an auditory feedback learning with neural networks, and sings a song by mimicking a human vocalization. This paper presents the construction of the talking robot and its singing performance, together with the adaptive control for the pitch and phoneme learning. The robot generates vowel and consonant sounds of different pitches by dynamically controlling the vocal cords, vocal tract and nasal cavity.

本文言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルKnowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems - 9th International Conference, KES 2005, Proceedings
出版社Springer Verlag
ページ898-907
ページ数10
ISBN(印刷版)3540288961, 9783540288961
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2005 1 1
外部発表はい
イベント9th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, KES 2005 - Melbourne, Australia
継続期間: 2005 9 142005 9 16

出版物シリーズ

名前Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
3683 LNAI
ISSN(印刷版)0302-9743
ISSN(電子版)1611-3349

Conference

Conference9th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, KES 2005
CountryAustralia
CityMelbourne
Period05/9/1405/9/16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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