Prosodic Phrases and Semantic Accents in Speech Corpus for Czech TTS Synthesis

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We describe a statistical method for assignment of prosodic phrases and semantic accents in read speech data. The method is based on statistical evaluation of listening test data by a maximum-likelihood approach with parameters estimated by an EM algorithm. We also present linguistically relevant quantitative results about the prosodic phrase and semantic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-87391-4_63

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