Matti Antero Karjalainen

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Matti Antero Karjalainen (April 2, 1946 – May 30, 2010) studied electronics at the Tampere University of Technology and received a doctoral degree on speech synthesis in 1978. He developed Synte 2 the first portable microprocessor-based text-to-speech synthesizer in the world.[2]

Finnish professor
Matti Antero Karjalainen

Matti Antero Karjalainen (1994)
Born (1946-04-02)April 2, 1946

Died May 30, 2010(2010-05-30) (aged 64)

Nationality Finnish
Alma mater Tampere University of Technology (TUT)
Known for Synte 2 speech synthesizer
Awards Audio Engineering Society Fellow (1999),
Audio Engineering Society Silver Medal (2006),
IEEE Fellow (2009)
Scientific career
Fields Speech synthesis,
Speech analysis,
Speech technology,
Audio signal processing,
Psychoacoustics
Institutions Acoustics Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology
Thesis An Approach to Hierarchical Information Processes with an Application to Speech Synthesis by Rule (1978)
Doctoral advisor Boris Segerståhl
Doctoral students Vesa Välimäki,
Ville Pulkki
Microprocessor cards of Synte 2 speech synthesizer (1979) [1]
Synte 2 speech synthesizer for speech impaired people (1979) [1]
Synte 2 speech synthesizer on the table (1979) [1]

He was the head of Acoustics Laboratory at the Helsinki University of Technology from 1980 to 2006. He is speech synthesis, speech analysis, speech technology, audio signal processing and psychoacoustics pioneer in Finland. He became an associate professor 1980 and a full professor 1986. He was the supervisor of 24 doctoral theses and over 100 master’s theses. His laboratory is now part of the Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics of the Aalto University.[2]

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Karjalainen studied at the Tampere University of Technology, where he obtained a M.Sc. (Dipl.Eng.) in 1970, a Lic.Tech. in 1974, and a Dr.Tech. (with honors) in 1978. [3]

  • Master’s thesis

    Elektroninen lämpöenergian mittari. (Electronic thermal energy meter)

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