Third European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology

Berlin, Germany
September 22-25, 1993


The Relationship Between Spelled and Spoken Portuguese: Implications for Speech Synthesis and Recognition

M. Céu Viana (1), Isabel Trancoso (2), Carlos Ribeiro (3), Amalia Andrade (1), Ernesto d'Andrade (4)

(1) CLUL; (2) INESC/IST; (3) INESC/ISEL; (4) CLUL/FLUL, Lisbon, Portugal

This paper describes a set of statistical results concerning vowel and consonant distribution in European Portuguese formal reading, at very slow and normal rates, and discusses some of its implications to the development of several language processing tools.

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Bibliographic reference.  Viana, M. Céu / Trancoso, Isabel / Ribeiro, Carlos / Andrade, Amalia / d'Andrade, Ernesto (1993): "The relationship between spelled and spoken portuguese: implications for speech synthesis and recognition", In EUROSPEECH'93, 275-278.