On a Detection of Korean Prosody Phrases Boundaries

  • Jong Kuk Kim
  • Ki Young Lee
  • Myung Jin Bae
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3177)


This paper describes an automatic detection technique of Korean accentual phrase boundaries by using one-stage DP, and the normalized pitch pattern. For making the normalized pitch pattern, we propose a method of modified normalization for Korean spoken language. The results shows that 76.4% of the accentual phrase boundaries are correctly detected while 14.7% are the false detection rate. Also we can know that accentual phrase detection method by pattern matching shows the more superior detection rate than detection method by LH tone from this result.


Standard Pattern Continuous Speech Pitch Contour False Detection Rate Phrase Boundary 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jong Kuk Kim
    • 1
  • Ki Young Lee
    • 2
  • Myung Jin Bae
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information Telecommunication EngineeringSoongSil UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.Department of Information Communication EngineeringKwanDong UniversityYangyang-gun, Gangwon-doKorea

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