ISCA & IEEE Workshop on Spontaneous Speech Processing and Recognition

April 13-16, 2003
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan

Identification of "Sentences" in Spontaneous Japanese - Detection and Modification of Clause Boundaries

Katsuya Takanashi (1), Takehiko Maruyama (2,3), Kiyotaka Uchimoto (1), Hitoshi Isahara (1)

(1) Communicatuions Research Laboratory, Japan
(2) The National Institute for the Japanese Language, Japan
(3) ATR Spokan Language Translation Research Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan

The identificaion of basic units in spontaneous Japanese is an indispensable issue for spokan language processing. This paper describes a method for the semi-automatic detection of "sentences" from the Corpus of Spontaneous Japanese (CSJ).

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Bibliographic reference.  Takanashi, Katsuya / Maruyama, Takehiko / Uchimoto, Kiyotaka / Isahara, Hitoshi (2003): "Identification of "sentences" in spontaneous Japanese - Detection and modification of clause boundaries", in SSPR-2003, paper TAP4.