Hiroya Hashimoto

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This paper introduces the first online and free framework for teaching and learning Japanese prosody including word accent and phrase intonation. This framework is called OJAD (Online Japanese Accent Dictionary) [1] and it provides three functions. 1) Visual, auditory, systematic, and comprehensive illustration of patterns of accent change (accent sandhi)(More)
We have developed the very first free online and free framework for teaching and learning Japanese prosody with features for word accent and phrase intonation. This framework is called OJAD (Online Japanese Accent Dictionary) [1], which provides three functions. 1) Visual, auditory, systematic, and comprehensive illustration of patterns of accent change(More)
We developed the very first online and free framework for teaching and learning Japanese prosody including word accent and phrase intonation. This framework is called OJAD (Online Japanese Accent Dictionary) [1], which provides three functions. Subjective assessment by teachers shows very high peda-gogical effectiveness of the framework. 1. The three(More)
To support Japanese prosody instruction, the Online Japanese Accent Dictionary (OJAD) [1] has been developed by using NLP and SLP techniques and it is maintained by our laboratory. Japanese is a very unique language in that word accent often changes due to its context. The OJAD was introduced to the Japanese language education community as the first(More)