Prosody and Speech Recognition

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Morgan Kaufmann, 1988 - Computers - 212 pages
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Waibel, (computer science, Carnegie-Mellon U.), focuses on the prosodic cues (e.g., pitch, intensity, rhythm, temporal relationships, stress) that are critical to human speech perception. No index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Suprasegmentals A Literature Review
11
Databases
27
Properties of Large Vocabularies
35
Preprocessing Modules
49
Rhythm Duration Speech Dynamics
72
Intensity Profiles of Speech
84
Pitch and Intonation
96
Combination of Lexical Knowledge Sources
140
Conclusions
146
Table of Phonemes and Feature Labels
152
Examples of Synthetic Dictionary
154
100Word Isolated Word Task
172
Harvard Sentences
176
Email Sentences
178
Perceptual Stress Assignments
189

Stress
104

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