Advancements in Arabic Text-to-Speech Systems: A 22-Year Literature Review

Khansa Chemnad, Achraf Othman

Journal: IEEE Access | (Q1, Impact Factor 2020: 3.476) | 2023

Although there are several speech synthesis models available for different languages tailored to specific domain requirements and applications, there is currently no readily available information on the latest trends in Arabic language speech synthesis. This can make it challenging for beginners to research and develop text-to-speech (TTS) systems for Arabic. To address this issue, this article provides a comprehensive overview of several scholars’ contributions to the field of Arabic TTS, along with an examination of the unique features of the Arabic language and the corresponding challenges in creating TTS systems…