An Automatic System for Detecting Prosodic Prominence in American English Continuous Speech

  title={An Automatic System for Detecting Prosodic Prominence in American English Continuous Speech},
  author={Fabio Tamburini and Carlo Caini},
  journal={I. J. Speech Technology},
A precise identification of prosodic phenomena and the construction of tools able to properly manage such phenomena are essential steps to disambiguate the meaning of certain utterances. In particular they are useful for a wide variety of tasks: automatic recognition of spontaneous speech, automatic enhancement of speechgeneration systems, solving ambiguities in natural language interpretation, the construction of large annotated language resources, such as prosodically tagged speech corpora… CONTINUE READING
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