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Title:
NATURAL LINGUISTIC PROCESSING METHOD AND SPEECH SYNTHESIZING DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JPH07325595
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

PURPOSE: To set a proper pause for a synthesized sound generated from an inputted text.

CONSTITUTION: A linguistic processing part 1 takes a morpheme analysis of the input sentence, whose paragraph is identified from the morpheme analytic result. Then components as process units setting a pause is identified from the identification result of the paragraph of the input sentence on the basis of a paragraph relation rule prescribing the relation among paragraphs of Japanese and a pause setting rule which is statistically found and prescribes the position and length of a pause to be inserted into a Japanese sentence is applied to the respective components constituting the input sentence to set the position and length of the pause inserted into the components.


Inventors:
KAGAMI TETSUYA
Application Number:
JP12094594A
Publication Date:
December 12, 1995
Filing Date:
June 02, 1994
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
SONY CORP
International Classes:
G10L13/02; G10L13/06; G10L13/08; G10L13/10; (IPC1-7): G10L3/00; G10L5/04
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Yoshio Inamoto