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Term:

IAP

Department:

MAS: Media Arts and Sciences

Faculty Supervisor:

Andrew Lippman

Faculty email:

lip@media.mit.edu

Apply by:

Jan 1, 2020

Contact:

arunas@mit.edu

Project Description

Use generative neural networks to change the voice of newscasters into those of well recognised voices like Mick Jagger or Leonard Cohen. We have a set of news snippets from DirectTV, that can be tweaked We also have scripts that can run on GPU-CUDA machines. The following tasks need to be accomplished * Get set up on the Necsys GPU machines, at the media lab * Scrape recordings of the singer/celebrity we are interested in * Use https://github.com/andabi/deep-voice-conversion or other libraries to train and generate news recordings in the new voice. * Repeat the process for several celebrities.

Pre-requisites

Experience with machine learning/neural networks/GANs Experience with scripting/programming in Python Familiarity with Docker preferred