ISCA Archive ICSLP 2000
ISCA Archive ICSLP 2000

Syllable duration and its functions in standard Chinese discourse

Yiqing Zu, Xiaoxia Chan, Aijun Li, Wu Hua, Guohua Sun

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.


Cite as: Zu, Y., Chan, X., Li, A., Hua, W., Sun, G. (2000) Syllable duration and its functions in standard Chinese discourse. Proc. 6th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP 2000), vol. 3, 199-202

@inproceedings{zu00_icslp,
  author={Yiqing Zu and Xiaoxia Chan and Aijun Li and Wu Hua and Guohua Sun},
  title={{Syllable duration and its functions in standard Chinese discourse}},
  year=2000,
  booktitle={Proc. 6th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP 2000)},
  pages={vol. 3, 199-202}
}