R. Barra-Chicote, J. Yamagishi, J. M. Montero, S. King, S. Lufti, J. Macias-Guarasa
“GENERACIN DE UNA VOZ SINTTICA EN CASTELLANO BASADA EN HSMM PARA LA EVALUACIN ALBAYZN 2008: CONVERSIN TEXTO A VOZ,”
(Spanish text-to-speech synthesis challenge) Winner!

Oliver Watts, Junichi Yamagishi, Kay Berkling, Simon King
“HMM-based synthesis of child speech,”
The 1st Workshop on Child, Computer and Interaction (ICMI'08 post-conference workshop), 2008.

Junichi Yamagishi, Heiga Zen, Yi-Jian Wu, Tomoki Toda, Keiichi Tokuda
“The HTS-2008 System: Yet Another Evaluation of the Speaker-Adaptive HMM-based Speech Synthesis System in The 2008 Blizzard Challenge,”
Proc. Blizzard Challenge 2008

Junichi Yamagishi, Zhenhua Ling, Simon King
“Robustness of HMM-based Speech Synthesis,”
Proc. Interspeech 2008

Zhen-Hua Ling, Korin Richmond , Junichi Yamagishi, Ren-Hua Wang
“Articulatory Control of HMM-based Parametric Speech Synthesis Driven by Phonetic Knowledge,”
Proc. Interspeech 2008

Simon King, Keiichi Tokuda, Heiga Zen, Junichi Yamagishi,
“Unsupervised adaptation for HMM-based speech synthesis,”
Proc. Interspeech 2008

Gregor Hofer, Junichi Yamagishi, Hiroshi Shimodaira,
“Speech-driven Lip Motion Generation with a Trajectory HMM,”
Proc. Interspeech 2008

Joao P. Cabral, Steve Renals, Korin Richmond and Junichi Yamagishi,
“Glottal Spectral Separation for Parametric Speech Synthesis,”
Proc. Interspeech 2008

Junichi Yamagishi, Takashi Nose, Heiga Zen, Tomoki Toda, Keiichi Tokuda
“Performance Evaluation of The Speaker-Independent HMM-based Speech Synthesis System "HTS-2007" for the Blizzard Challenge 2007,”
Proc. ICASSP 2008

Matthew P. Aylett, Junichi Yamagishi
“Combining Statistical Parameteric Speech Synthesis and Unit-Selection for Automatic Voice Cloning,”
Proc. LangTech 2008