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Pony Preservation Project (Thread 23)

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TwAIlight welcomes you to the Pony Voice Preservation Project!

This project is the first part of the "Pony Preservation Project" dealing with the voice.
It's dedicated to save our beloved pony's voices by creating a neural network based Text To Speech for our favorite ponies.
Videos such as https://youtu.be/GuJKTodX1FA. or https://youtu.be/DWK_iYBl8cA have proven that we now have the technology to generate convincing voices using machine learning algorithms "trained" on nothing but clean audio clips.
With roughly 10 seasons (9 seasons and 5 movies) worth of voice lines available, we have more than enough material to apply this tech for our deviant needs.


Any anon is free to join, and many are already contributing. Just read the guide to learn how you can help bring on the wAIfu revolution. Whatever your technical level, you can help.
Document: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xe1Clvdg6EFFDtIkkFwT-NPLRDPvkV4G675SUKjxVRU

We now have a working TwAIlight that any Anon can play with:
https://derpy.me/geShn (Training)
https://derpy.me/2cKWe (Synthesis)
https://derpy.me/YTJ94 (Guide)

>Active Tasks
Create a dataset for speech synthesis (https://youtu.be/KmpXyBbOObM)
Test some AI program with the current dataset
Research AI/read papers and find open source projects
Track down remaining English/Foreign dubs that are missing
Finalise dataset
Phonetic dictionary/tagging
AI Training/Interface

>Latest Developments
https://clyp.it/xp4q1bru [Yay!]
Anons are investigating Deepvoice3, Tacotron2 with GSTs, SV2TTS, and Mellotron
Anypony can now train on Google Colab

>Voice samples (So far)

>Clipper Anon's Master File 2.0:

>Synthbot's Torrent Resources

>Cool, where is the discord/forum/whatever unifying place for this project!?
You're looking at it.

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