Temporal and Tonal Aspects of Chinese Syllables: a Corpus-based Comparative Study of Mandarin and Cantonese

@inproceedings{Peng2005TemporalAT,
  title={Temporal and Tonal Aspects of Chinese Syllables: a Corpus-based Comparative Study of Mandarin and Cantonese},
  author={Gang Peng},
  year={2005}
}
Previous studies on temporal and tonal aspects of languages are usually based on limited data from a small number of subjects. It is difficult to know whether these findings can really represent the general temporal and tonal aspects of continuous speech, or just the speech of the specific subjects involved. Because of this difficulty it may not be appropriate to directly apply these findings to current speech technologies. In this study, large vocabulary continuous speech databases for… CONTINUE READING
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