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The Blizzard Challenge

In order to better understand and compare research techniques in building corpus-based speech synthesizers on the same data, the Blizzard Challenge has been devised.

The basic challenge is to take the released speech database, build a synthetic voice from the data and synthesize a prescribed set of test sentences. The sentences from each synthesizer will then be evaluated through listening tests.

Blizzard Challenge 2022 is current under development.

Results from previous Challenges:

The Blizzard Challenge: Further Information

For further information please contact blizzard@festvox.org

Further description of the Challenge itself was published in Interspeech 2005 Eurospeech in Lisbon: http://www.festvox.org/blizzard/bc2005/IS051946.PDF

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