Chinese Speech Syllable Segmentation Algorithm Based on Peak Point and Energy Entropy Ratio

  • Zhirou Zhao
  • Yubin ShaoEmail author
  • Hua Long
  • Chuanlin Tang
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1060)


In this paper, we propose a syllable segmentation algorithm based on peak point and energy entropy ratio. Firstly, the peak and valley of time-domain waveform envelope and energy entropy ratio are employed to segment the syllables of continuous speech, and then, the two segmentation results are fused to determine the starting and ending points of each syllable. Experimental results reveal that the algorithm can accurately segment syllables in low signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) environment. And the method has higher robustness and higher accuracy.


Peak point Energy entropy ratio Syllable segmentation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhirou Zhao
    • 1
  • Yubin Shao
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hua Long
    • 1
  • Chuanlin Tang
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information Engineering and AutomationKunming University of Science and TechnologyKunmingChina

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