Sixth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing
To get good understanding of prosody in continuous speech of Standard Chinese, we have collected large amount of speech in paragraph. 18 read discourse each contains 300-500 syllables are used as reading texts, which cover main discourse We are going effort on linguistic annotation. In This paper we report works reported as follows: One male speaker's 10,000 syllables duration in discourse; the relationship between silence duration in discourse waveform and the prosodic structures.
Bibliographic reference. Zu, Yiqing / Chan, Xiaoxia / Li, Aijun / Hua, Wu / Sun, Guohua (2000): "Syllable duration and its functions in standard Chinese discourse", In ICSLP-2000, vol.3, 199-202.