Goh Kawai

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We developed a CALL (computer-aided language learning) system for teaching the pronunciation of Japanese long vowels, the mora nasal and mora obstruents to non-native speakers of Japanese. Long vowels and short vowels are spectrally almost identical but their phone durations differ significantly. Similar conditions exist between mora nasals and non-mora(More)
We h a v e built a prototype Automatic Dialogue Sum-marizer (ADS) | a real{time system that automatically generates simple summaries of completely spontaneous human{human spoken dialogues without the machine interrupting the natural ow o f conversation. Two dialogue participants (client and clerk) discuss conference room reservations (CRR) in Japanese, and(More)