A robust tone recognition method of Chinese based on sub-syllabic F0 contours

@inproceedings{Zhang1998ART,
  title={A robust tone recognition method of Chinese based on sub-syllabic F0 contours},
  author={Jinsong Zhang and Keikichi Hirose},
  booktitle={ICSLP},
  year={1998}
}
This paper proposes a scheme of using F0 contours of vowel nuclei to discriminate Chinese lexical tones. The authors suggest that the F0 contour fragment of a vowel nucleus of a syllable contributes most to tone perception of the syllable. To correlate the F0 contour with the phonemic components of a syllable, a tone-based syllabic structure is also… CONTINUE READING