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Brunei Malay Test-to-Speech System

Full Title : Dialek Melayu Brunei Text-to-Speech System

Start Date : January 2012

Team members : Asst. Professor Dr. Chng Eng Siong (School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University), Ak Haji Ashrol Rahimy Bin Pengiran Damit, Siti Badriyah Hj. Mohd. Yusof, Siti Ifwah Fauzani Hj. Chuchu, Exzayrani Sulaiman

Brief Outline

The project is a collaboration between junior staff of the Program Bahasa Melayu dan Linguistik, FASS, and the School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University. The main idea of this project is to set up a database for Dialek Melayu Brunei (DMB). We will contribute through our linguistic expertise which is analyzing the sounds, grammar and lexemes of DMB. The project includes the recording of 2000 utterances in DMB, analyzing the sound patterns and grammar. The recording and the computerization will be done at the laboratory of the School of Computer Engineering. After this project is completed, the software can be used for teaching and research purposes.