A feature‐based semivowel recognition system

@inproceedings{EspyWilson1994AFS,
  title={A feature‐based semivowel recognition system},
  author={Carol Y. Espy-Wilson},
  year={1994}
}
A recognition system based on linguistic features was developed for the semivowels/w j r 1/ in American English. The features of interest are sonorant, syllabic, onsonantal, high, back, front, and retroflex. Acoustic correlates and events related to these features were used to detect and classify the semivowels. The recognizer was tested across semivowels occurring in a wide range of phonetic environments. The corpora included polysyllabic words and sentences spoken by males and females of… CONTINUE READING

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