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2010 OCG-Förderpreis

The 2010 OCG -Förderpreis by Austrian Computer Society has been awarded to Dietmar Schabus (from ftw) for his thesis titled ''Interpolation of Austrian German and Viennese Dialect/Sociolect in HMM-based Speech Synthesis". Congratulations!!

http://www.ocg.at/presse/2010/100707-fp.html
http://www.ftw.at/news/ocg-foerderpreis-2010-geht-an-di-dietmar-schabus?set_language=en

The abstract of this nice thesis has also been published in Speech Communication as a journal paper below:
M. Pucher, D. Schabus, J. Yamagishi, F. Neubarth
Modeling and Interpolation of Austrian German and Viennese Dialect in HMM-based Speech Synthesis,”
Speech Communication,
Volume 52, Issue 2, Pages 164-179, February 2010
(See paper on Science Direct)