Statistical Language Aspects of Intonation and Gender Features Based on the Lithuanian Language

  • Michael Khitrov
  • Ludmila Beldiman
  • Andrey Vasiliev
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8113)

Abstract

The article deals with one of modern speech technology trends – defining of language aspects applicable in various tasks. It is proposed a method that is based on typical statistical performance for pitch pattern of chosen language. Obtained typical ranges of parameter variation are compared for languages of different language families: Lithuanian on one side and Uzbek and Azerbaijani on the other side. It is also presented a gender analysis of intonation patterns for Lithuanian speech.

Keywords

speech technologies statistical aspects of intonation the Lithuanian language 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Khitrov
    • 1
  • Ludmila Beldiman
    • 1
  • Andrey Vasiliev
    • 1
  1. 1.Speech Technology CenterSt. PetersburgRussia

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