Publications    

 
Professor PhD

Communications 

 Doctoral thesis

 

Title:  Contributions in Speech Analysis and Text-to-Speech Synthesis for Romanian  

Institution:  Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology

Domain:  Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications

Supervisor:  prof. dr. ing. Gavril Toderean

 

 

A. Books

 

1.   M. Vaida, O. Buza (coop.), ş.a., Aplicaţii ale informaticii în imagistica medicală, Editura Tipocolor, Cluj-Napoca, 1995

2.   G. Toderean,  O. Buza,  A. Zs. Bodo, Metode de Sinteză a Vorbirii, Editura Risoprint, ISBN 978-973-53-0114-9, Cluj-Napoca 2009

3.   G. Toderean, A. Căruntu, O. Buza, A. Nica, Sisteme cu Microprocesoare - Îndrumător de laborator, Ed. Risoprint Cluj-Napoca, ISBN 978-973-751-466-0, 2007

 

 

B. Relevant Papers (extras)

 

1. O. Buza, G. Toderean,  A. Nica, Zs. Bodo, Original Method for Romanian Text-to-Speech Synthesis Based on Syllable Concatenation, published in the volume “Advances in Spoken Language Technology”, Publishing House of the Romanian Academy, composed of the Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Speech Technology and Human Computer Dialogue “SpeD 2007”, organized by the Romanian Academy, the University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, and the Technical University of Iasi, Iasi, Romania, May 10-12, 2007, pp. 109-118

2. O. Buza, G. Toderean,  A Romanian Syllable-Based Text-to-Speech Synthesis, Proceedings of the 6th WSEAS International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Engineering and Data Bases (ISPRA ’07), Corfu Island, Greece, 16-19 February, 2007

3. O. Buza, G. Toderean, About Construction of a Syllable-Based  TTS  System, WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on COMMUNICATIONS, Issue 5, Volume 6, May 2007, ISSN   1109-2742, 2007

4. O. Buza, G. Toderean, Metode de  Sinteză din Text a Vorbirii pentru Limba Română, A II-a Conferinţă Internaţională "Telecomunicaţii, Electronică şi Informatică" ICTEI 2008, Chişinău, Republica Moldova, 15-18 Mai 2008, pp. 209-214

5. O. Buza, G. Toderean, J. Domokos, A. Zs. Bodo, Voice Synthesis Application based on Syllable Concatenation, IEEE International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing, Robotics AQTR 2008 - THETA 16th edition,  May 22-25 2008, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

6. O. Buza, G. Toderean, J. Domokos, A. Zs. Bodo, Construction of a  Syllable-Based Text-To-Speech System for Romanian, MEMORIILE SECŢIILOR ŞTIINŢIFICE / MEMOIRS OF THE SCIENTIFIC SECTIONS, Publishing House of the Romanian 
Academy, ISSN 1224-1407, ISBN 978-
973-27-1551-2, Series IV, Tome XXXII, 2009

7. O. Buza, G. Toderean, J. Domokos, A. Zs. Bodo, Building a Text to Speech System for Romanian through Concatenation, The 5th IEEE Conference on Speech Technology and Human Computer Dialogue SpeD 2009, organized by the University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, the Romanian Academy, the Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, in cooperation with EURASIP and IEEE, Constanta, Romania, June 18-21, 2009

8. O. Buza, G. Toderean, J. Domokos, A Rule-Based Approach to Build a Text-to-Speech  System for  Romanian, the 8th International Conference on Communications COMM 2010, organized by the University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, the Military Technical Academy, under the aegis of IEEE Romanian Section and Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences, Bucharest, Romania, ISBN 978-1-4244-6363-3, June 10-12, 2010, pp.83-86

9. O. Buza, G. Toderean, J Domokos, A. Zs. Bodo, Applied Method for Region and Phonetic Segmentation of Voice Signal
the 6th European Conference on Intelligent Systems and Technologies ECIT 2010, organized by Romanian Academy - Iasi Branch, "Gheorghe Asachi" Technical University of Iasi,  "A.I. Cuza" University of Iasi , under the aegis of the Romanian Academy, 
Iaşi Branch and IEEE Romanian Section, 
ISSN: 2069-038X , ISBN: 977-206-90-3800-3, 
Iasi, Romania, October 7-9, 2010.

 

C.  Articles (Journal Papers)

 

1.   M. Vaida, C.D.Olinici, O. Buza, Web Design facilities for Medical Image Processing dedicated software, Revista “Clujul Medical”, Vol. LXXIII, Nr. 3, 2000, pp. 478-485

2.   M. Vaida, O. Buza, Interactive Internet-Intranet Documents with Image Processing Facilities, rev. Acta Tehnica Napocensis Electronics and Telecommunications, Cluj-Napoca, Vol. 42, No.2, 2001 (Google Scholar)

3.   O. Buza, K. Pusztai, M. Vaida, Multimedia Presentations Generator for Streaming Audio-Video Content Over Internet, Acta Tehnica Napocensis Electronics and Telecommunications, Cluj-Napoca, Vol. 46, No.1, 2005, pp. 8-15 (Google Scholar)

4.   A. Nica, A. Căruntu, G. Toderean, O. Buza, Features Extraction from Romanian Vowels Using Matlab, Buletinul Ştiinţific al Universităţii “Politehnica” din Timişoara, Seria Electronica şi Telecomunicaţii, Transactions on Electronics and Comunications, Tom 51(65), Fascicola 2, 2006, ISSN 1583-3380, pp. 81-84 (Google Scholar)

5.   A. Z. Bodo, O. Buza, G. Toderean, Acoustic Database for Romanian TTS Synthesis. Design and Realisation Results (I) , Acta Tehnica Napocensis Electronics and Telecommunications”, Cluj-Napoca, Volume 48, Number 2/2007, pp.24-31

6.   A. Z. Bodo, O. Buza, G. Toderean, Realisation Results of a Speech Synthesis Development Environment, “Acta Tehnica Napocensis Electronics and Telecommunications”, Cluj-Napoca, Volume 48, Number 2/2007,  pp.32-37

7.   O. Buza, G. Toderean, About Construction of a Syllable-Based  TTS  System, WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on COMMUNICATIONS, Issue 5, Volume 6, May 2007, ISSN   1109-2742, 2007 (Scopus)

8.   O. Buza, G. Toderean, J. Domokos, A. Zs. Bodo, Construction of a  Syllable-Based Text-To-Speech System for Romanian, MEMORIILE SECŢIILOR ŞTIINŢIFICE / MEMOIRS OF THE SCIENTIFIC SECTIONS, Romanian Academy Iassy Branch, Publishing House of the Romanian Academy, ISSN 1224-1407, ISBN 978-973-27-1551-2, Series IV, Tome XXXII, 2009

9.   A. Zs. Bodo, O. Buza, G. Toderean, TTS Experiments: Romanian Prosody, Acta Technica Napocensis Electronics and Telecommunications, UTCN, Volume 50, 2009, pp. 31-36 (Google Scholar)

10.   A. Zs. Bodo, O. Buza, G. Toderean, TTS development environment results, MEMORIILE SECŢIILOR ŞTIINŢIFICE / MEMOIRS OF THE SCIENTIFIC SECTIONS, Publishing House of the Romanian Academy, ISSN 1224-1407, Series IV, Tome XXXIII, pp. 157-168, Iaşi 2010 (Google Scholar)

 

D.  Conference Proceedings

 

1.   O. Buza, O nouă variantă a metodei Hyper în recunoaşterea de forme, Simpozionul Ştiinţific al Universităţii Tehnice Cluj, Cluj-Napoca, Mai 1993

2.   O. Buza, M. Vaida, Multimedia Devices Used in Biomedical Applications, Simpozionul de Electronică Profesională REP '95, Bucureşti, Noiembrie 1995

3.   O. Buza, M. Vaida, Video Inspection in Industrial and Medical Applications International Conference on Automation and Quality Control, Cluj-Napoca, Mai 1998

4.   M. Vaida, A. Suciu, O. Buza, T. Moldovan, Image Pattern Recognition Application in Microscopic Medical Image Analysis using Multimedia Boards, International Conference on Information Technology Interfaces ITI '99, Zagreb, Croatia, Mai 1999

5.   M. Vaida, O. Buza, P. Pop, L. Miclea, Medical Image Processing for Developing Multimedia Atlases Q&A-R 2000 Theta 12, International Conference on Quality Control, Automation  and Robotics, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 19-20 May 2000

6.   O. Buza, M. Vaida, R. Ciupa, Developing Multimedia Interactive Internet-Intranet Documents using Medical Image Processing, Second European Symposium on Biomedical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece, 5-8 October 2000, pp. 5-10

7.   M. Vaida, C.D.Olinici, O. Buza, Image Processing Software Development for Distributed Education, The forth edition of the International Symposium "The Role of Academic Education and Research in the Development of Information Society", "Politehnica" University of Bucharest, 18-19 May 2000

8.   O. Buza, M. Vaida, K. Pusztai, Streaming Audio-Video Content Over Internet With a Multimedia Presentation Generator, the 4th IASTED International Conference on Web-Based Education, WBE2005, February 21-23, 2005, Grindelwald, Switzerland, ISBN: 0-88986-482-9, ISSN: 1482-7905, 2005, pp. 1-6 (Scopus)

9.   P. Mitrea, O. Buza, D. Mitrea, Multimedia Technology Involved in E-Learning Platform Generators, International Symposium on System Theory, Automation, Robotics, Computers, Informatics, Electronics and Instrumentation SINTES 20-22 October 2005, Craiova, Romania, ISBN 978-973-742-839-4, 978-973-742-841-7, 2005, pp. 635-638 (Google Scholar)

10.   O. Buza, G. Toderean, Syllable Detection for Romanian Text-to-Speech Synthesis, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Communications, Bucharest, Romania, ISBN 978-973-718-479-5, June 2006, pp.135-138 (Google Scholar)

11.   O. Buza, G. Toderean, A. Nica, A. Căruntu, Voice Signal Processing For Speech Synthesis, 2006 IEEE-TTTC International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing Robotics, AQTR 2006 (Theta 15), May 25-28 2006, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Proceedings, Tome II, ISBN: 1-4244-0360-X , 2006, pp. 360-364 (ISI Conference)

12.   A. Căruntu, A. Nica, G. Toderean, E. Puşchiţă, O. Buza, An Improved Method for Automatic Classification of Speech, IEEE-TTTC International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing Robotics, AQTR ‘06 (Theta 15), May 25-28 2006, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Proceedings, Tome I, 2006, pp. 448-451 (ISI Conference)

13.   A. Nica, A. Căruntu, G. Toderean, O. Buza, Analysis and Synthesis of Vowels Using Matlab, 2006 Proceedings of the IEEE-TTTC International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing Robotics, AQTR 2006 (Theta 15), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Tome II, ISBN 1-4244-0360-X, May 25-28, 2006, pp. 371-374 (ISI Conference)

14.   O. Buza, G. Toderean,  A Romanian Syllable-Based Text-to-Speech Synthesis, Proc. of the 6th WSEAS International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Engineering and Data Bases (ISPRA ’07), Corfu Island, Greece, 16-19 February, 2007 (Google Scholar)

15.   O. Buza, G. Toderean,  A. Nica, Zs. Bodo, Original Method for Romanian Text-to-Speech Synthesis Based on Syllable Concatenation, published in the volume “Advances in Spoken Language Technology”, coordinated by Corneliu Burileanu and Horia-Nicolai Teodorescu, ed. by The Publishing House of the Romanian Academy, composed of the Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Speech Technology and Human Computer Dialogue “SpeD 2007”, organized by the Romanian Academy, the University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, and the Technical University of Iasi, Iasi, Romania, May 10-12, 2007, pp. 109-118

16.   G. Toderean, O. Buza, A. Căruntu, Metode de Recunoaştere a Vorbirii pentru Limba Română, A II-a Conferinţă Internaţională "Telecomunicaţii, Electronică şi Informatică" ICTEI 2008, Chişinău, Republica Moldova, 15-18 Mai 2008, pp. 205-208

17.   O. Buza, G. Toderean, Metode de  Sinteză din Text a Vorbirii pentru Limba Română, A II-a Conferinţă Internaţională "Telecomunicaţii, Electronică şi Informatică" ICTEI 2008, Chişinău, Republica Moldova, 15-18 Mai 2008, pp. 209-214

18. O. Buza, G. Toderean, J. Domokos, A. Zs. Bodo, Voice Synthesis Application based on Syllable Concatenation, IEEE International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing, Robotics AQTR ‘08 - THETA 16th edition, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, May 22-25, 2008, Vol III, Proceedings, pp. 473-478, DOI: 10.1109/AQTR.2008.4588967  (ISI Conference)

19.   J. Domokos, G. Toderean, O. Buza, Statistical Language Modeling on Susane Corpus, The 7th International Conference COMMUNICATIONS 2008, organized by the Military Technical Academy, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Electronica 2000 Foundation, and the IEEE Romanian Section in Bucharest, Romania, June 5-7, 2008, pp.69-72 (Google Scholar)

20.   O. Buza, G. Toderean, J. Domokos, A. Zs. Bodo, Building a Text to Speech System for Romanian through Concatenation, The 5th IEEE Conference on Speech Technology and Human Computer Dialogue SpeD 2009, organized by the University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, the Romanian Academy, the Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, in cooperation with EURASIP and IEEE, Constanta, Romania, June 18-21, 2009 (Google Scholar)

21.   P. Mitrea, O. Buza, D. Mitrea, MLG- MultiMedia On-Line Lesson Generator, International Conference “Assistive Technology From Adapted Equipment To Inclusive Environment” AAATE 2009, published in the volume: Assistive Technology Research Series, Vol. 25, IOS Press Amsterdam, ISSN 1383-813X, 2009, pp. 607-612. (ISI Conference)

22.   A. Zs. Bodo, O. Buza, G. Toderean, Experiments with the prediction and generation of Romanian intonation, published in the volume „From Speech Processing to Spoken Language Technology”, coordinated by Burileanu C. and Teodorescu H.-N., edited by the Publishing House of the Romanian Academy, composed of the Proceedings of the 5th IEEE Conference on Speech Technology and Human Computer Dialogue, SpeD 2009, organized by the University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, the Romanian Academy, the Maritime University of Constanta, the Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, in coop. with EURASIP and IEEE, Constanta, Romania, June 18-21, 2009, pp.103-114 (ISI Conference)

23.   A. Zs. Bodo, O. Buza, G. Toderean, TTS Framework Building Results, the 5th IEEE Conference on Speech Technology and Human Computer Dialogue SpeD 2009, organized by the University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, the Romanian Academy, the Maritime University of Constanta, the Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, in cooperation with EURASIP and IEEE, Constanta, Romania, June 18-21, 2009

24.   J. Domokos, G. Toderean, O. Buza, Text Conditioning and Statistical Language Modeling for Romanian Language, published in the volume „From Speech Processing to Spoken Language Technology”, coordinated by Burileanu C. and Teodorescu H. N., edited by the Publishing House of the Romanian Academy, composed of the Proceedings of the 5th IEEE Conference on Speech Technology and Human Computer Dialogue, SpeD 2009, organized by the University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, the Romanian Academy, the Maritime University of Constanta, the Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, in cooperation with EURASIP and IEEE, Constanta, Romania, June 18-21, 2009, pp.161-168 (ISI Conference)

25.   O. Buza, G. Toderean, J. Domokos, A Rule-Based Approach to Build a Text-to-Speech  System for  Romanian, the 8th International Conference on Communications COMM 2010, organized by the University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, the Military Technical Academy, under the aegis of IEEE Romanian Section and Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences, Bucharest, Romania, ISBN 978-1-4244-6363-3, June 10-12, 2010, pp.83-86 (ISI Conference)

26.   O. Buza, G. Toderean, J. Domokos, Á. Zs. Bodó, Applied Method for Region and Phonetic Segmentation of Voice Signal,  the 6th European Conference on Intelligent Systems and Technologies ECIT 2010, organized by Romanian Academy - Iasi Branch, "Gheorghe Asachi" Technical University of Iasi,  "A.I. Cuza" University of Iasi , under the aegis of the Romanian Academy, Iaşi Branch and IEEE Romanian Section, Iasi, Romania, ISSN 2069-038X, October 7-9, 2010, pp. 54-60

27.   J. Domokos, O. Buza, G. Toderean, Automated Grapheme-to-Phoneme Conversion System for Romanian, published in the volume „From Speech Processing to Spoken Language Technology”, coordinated by Burileanu C. and Teodorescu H. N., edited by the Publishing House of the Romanian Academy, composed of the Proceedings of the 6th IEEE Conference on Speech Technology and Human Computer Dialogue, SpeD 2011, Braşov, Romania, 18-21 May 2011, ISBN 978-1-4577-0440-6, pp. 1-6 (Google Scholar)

28.   O. Buza, G. Toderean, J. Domokos, Automatic Algorithm for Region Segmentation of Speech Signal, The 4th International Conference on Communications, Mobility, and Computing (CMC 2012), Guilin, China, 21-23 May 2012, pp.179-182

29.   G. Oncea, O. Buza, G. Toderean, Temperature control system for infrared soldering, IEEE International Conference on Automation Quality and Testing Robotics (AQTR 2012), Cluj-Napoca, DOI: 10.1109/AQTR.2012.6237774, 24-27 Mai 2012, pp.564-568 (Scopus)

30.   J. Domokos, O. Buza, G. Toderean, 100K+ words, machine-readable, pronunciation dictionary for the Romanian language, The 20th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO-2012), organised by European Association for Signal, Speech, and Image Processing (EURASIP) and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers IEEE, Bucuresti, 27-31 August 2012, ISBN 9781467310680, pp. 320 – 324 (ISI Conference)

31.   V. Moldovan, O. Buza, Vocal Interaction with a Virtual Library using VXML, Novice Insights in Electronics, Communications and Information Technology, UTCN Press, Cluj-Napoca, Issue 13, 2013, ISSN: 1842-6085, pp. 17-23

32.   Buza O., Toderean G., Balogh A., Domokos, J., Algorithm for detection of voice signal periodicity, the 7th Conference on Speech Technology and Human - Computer Dialogue (SpeD 2013), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 16-19 October 2013, ISBN: 78-1-4799-1063-2, DOI: 10.1109/ SpeD.2013.6682647, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6682647, pp.1-5 (ISI Conference)

33.   Balogh A., Buza O., Toderean G., Real-time platform for vocoders based on the TMS320C50 DSP, the 7th Conference on Speech Technology and Human - Computer Dialogue (SpeD 2013), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 16-19 October 2013

34.   József Domokos, László Sándor, Ovidiu Buza, Gavril Toderean, Romanian Language Voice Browsing for Web Applications using Grapheme Level Acoustic Modeling, Conference on Interdisciplinary Research in Engineering Steps towards Breakthrough Innovation for Sustainable Development (INTERIN 2013) Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Feb 25-Mar 01, 2013, published in “Advanced Engineering Forum”, vols. 8-9 (2013), www.scientific.net, doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AEF.8-9.29, ISSN: 2234-991X, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, 2013, pp 29-36 (ISI Conference)

35.   J. Domokos, O. Buza, G. Toderean, Romanian phonetic transcription dictionary for speeding up language technology development, Language Resources and Evaluation, DOI 10.1007/s10579-013-9262-z, ISSN 1574-020X, Springer Netherlands, January 2014, pp. 1-15 (ISI Publication, f.i. 0.52 - 2014) (Scopus)

 


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