L. Zanoni

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In this paper, hybrid HMMMANN systems are used to model context dependent phones. In order to reduce the number of parameters as well as to better catch the dynamics of the phonetic segments, we combine context dependent diphone models with context independent phone models. Transitions from phone to phone are modeled as generalized context dependent(More)
Fruit juices are widely consumed in tropical countries as part of habitual diet. The concentrations of several minerals in these beverages were evaluated. Four commercially available brands of juices were analyzed for cadmium, lead, copper, zinc, aluminum, iron, chromium, manganese, and molybdenum. The levels ranged from 0.02 to 0.08 mg/L for copper, from(More)
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