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By Chin-hue Lee, Haizhou Li, Lin-shan Lee, Ren-hua Wang, Qiang Huo

ISBN-10: 9812569049

ISBN-13: 9789812569042

After many years of study task, chinese language spoken language processing (CSLP) has complex significantly either in functional know-how and theoretical discovery. during this e-book, the editors supply either an creation to the sector in addition to special examine issues of their ideas in numerous components of CSLP. The contributions characterize pioneering efforts starting from CSLP ideas to applied sciences and purposes, with each one bankruptcy encapsulating a unmarried challenge and its options.

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Pronunciations also changed over time and likely to have been influenced by alien languages. In spite of mutual unintelligibility among the spoken forms of Chinese, referred to as dialectal variations, there is only one type of orthography that developed. Hence, considerable gap between the spoken and written form has always existed. Despite that, the major features and basic structure of spoken Chinese has remained almost the same. This is evidenced by the current form of existing Chinese dialects, the abundant amount of poetry and lyrics from the past thousands of years, and even by some ancient rhyme dictionaries like qieyun (^Jll/i^ScJ, 601 AD) or guangyun (ifffJt/r"H

This type of production model decomposes the speech waveform into two independent source and filter components. Formants comprise a very important set of the information-bearing elements in view of the source-filter model, since they form the resonance peaks in the filter component of the model. At the same time, formants are also the information-bearing elements in view of speech perception, because the auditory system not only robustly represents such information, but also exploits it for distinguishing different speech sounds.

E. e. natural class of segments). e. the permissible combinations of phonemes including syllable structure, consonant clusters, vowel sequence, etc. , the rules of transformation from phonemic representation to phonetic representation of sound units. 2. Phonemes vs. Phones It is very important to distinguish between phonemes and phones. Linguists try to study and define a set of the smallest speech units, which are called phonemes, for a specific language. e. the Phonetic and Phonological Background of Chinese Spoken Languages 37 phone) it represents.

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