Sixth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing
(ICSLP 2000)

Beijing, China
October 16-20, 2000

Speech Corpus of Chinese Discourse and the Phonetic Research

Aijun Li, Maocan Lin, XiaoXia Chen, Yiqing Zu, Guohua Sun, Wu Hua, Zhigang Yin, Jingzhu Yan

Phonetics Laboratory, Institute of Linguistics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Beijing, China

Speech corpus of Chinese discourse (ASCCD) was setup and annotated on segmental and prosodic and syntactic tiers. SAMPA-C and C-ToBI conventions are used for segmental and prosodic labeling. Sound variation such as assimilation, insertion and deletion are investigated on the labeled database. The prosodic research focuses on the sentence stress that involves the specification of relative prominence in prosodic structure,


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Bibliographic reference.  Li, Aijun / Lin, Maocan / Chen, XiaoXia / Zu, Yiqing / Sun, Guohua / Hua, Wu / Yin, Zhigang / Yan, Jingzhu (2000): "Speech corpus of Chinese discourse and the phonetic research", In ICSLP-2000, vol.4, 13-18.