Detection of questions in Chinese conversational speech

@article{Yuan2005DetectionOQ,
  title={Detection of questions in Chinese conversational speech},
  author={Jiahong Yuan and Dan Jurafsky},
  journal={IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding, 2005.},
  year={2005},
  pages={47-52}
}
What features are helpful for Chinese question detection? Which of them are more important? What are the differences between Chinese and English regarding feature importance? We study these questions by building question detectors for Chinese and English conversational speech, and performing analytic studies and feature selection experiments. As in English, we find that both textual and prosodic features are helpful for Chinese question detection. Among textual features, word identities… CONTINUE READING
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