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Proceeding of Fourth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing. ICSLP '96
This report describes a method for estimating the separation degree at the bunsetsu boundary (SD) for Japanese text-to-speech synthesis. Our method gives us the prosodic symbol without using complicated linguistic analysis. First we classify bunsetsus according to the nal morpheme. Each classied bunsetsu has a temporary separation degree in advance. We call this \the estimated separation degree" (ESD). ESD is derived from the SD's statistical tendency regarding each bunsetsu. The SD is decideddoi:10.1109/icslp.1996.607869 fatcat:zjzopzxcujbpfgxw5y3kvnend4