3PRO - An unsupervised method for the automatic detection of sentence prominence in speech

@article{Kakouros20163PROA,
  title={3PRO - An unsupervised method for the automatic detection of sentence prominence in speech},
  author={Sofoklis Kakouros and Okko Johannes R{\"a}s{\"a}nen},
  journal={Speech Communication},
  year={2016},
  volume={82},
  pages={67-84}
}
Automatic detection of prominence in speech has attracted interest in recent years due to its multiple uses in spoken language applications. However, typical approaches require manual labeling of the data that is an expensive and time consuming process, also making the systems potentially specific to the language or speaking style in question. In this paper, we propose a novel unsupervised algorithm for the automatic detection of sentence prominence named 3PRO (Prominence from Prosodic… CONTINUE READING

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