Carlos Mendes


Carlos Mendes

Carlos Mendes is an Electrotechnical Engineering graduation student from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Lisbon. His final year project was on lip-synchronization by using finite state machine structures to align phonetic segments.

He is currently a research associate member of the Spoken Language Systems Lab and his current work is on speech processing. He continues to develop his work on alignment of phonetic segments.

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International Conferences



  • Sérgio Paulo, Luís C. Oliveira, Carlos Miguel Duarte Mendes, Luís António Dias Mestre Figueira, Renato Márcio de França Cassaca, Maria do Céu Guerreiro Viana Ribeiro, Helena Moniz, DIXI - A Generic Text-to-Speech System for European Portuguese, In PROPOR 2008 - 8th International Conference on Computational Processing of the Portuguese Language, Springer-Verlag, vol. 5190, series LNAI, pages 91-100, Aveiro, Portugal, September 2008


  • Christian Weiss, Luís C. Oliveira, Sérgio Paulo, Carlos Miguel Duarte Mendes, Luís António Dias Mestre Figueira, Marco Vala, Pedro Sequeira, Ana Paiva, Thurid Vogt, Elisabeth Andre, ECIRCUS: Building Voices for Autonomous Speaking Agents, In 6th Speech Synthesis Workshop, ISCA, Bonn, August 2007

Masters Theses


  • Carlos Miguel Duarte Mendes, Small Footprint Text-to-Speech Synthesis, MSc thesis, IST, UTLisbon, Lisbon, November 2008

Graduation Theses


  • Carlos Miguel Duarte Mendes, Voicedub - Sincronização Labial Automática, Graduation thesis, December 2005