Nobuaki MINEMATSU


Development and Evaluation of Online Infrastructure to Aid Teaching and Learning of Japanese Prosody
Nobuaki MINEMATSU Ibuki NAKAMURA Masayuki SUZUKI Hiroko HIRANO Chieko NAKAGAWA Noriko NAKAMURA Yukinori TAGAWA Keikichi HIROSE Hiroya HASHIMOTO 
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Publication Date: 2017/04/01
Vol. E100-D  No. 4  pp. 662-669
Type of Manuscript:  INVITED PAPER (Special Section on Award-winning Papers)
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speech training in Japaneseword accentintonationspeech synthesisaccent predictionassessment
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Accent Sandhi Estimation of Tokyo Dialect of Japanese Using Conditional Random Fields
Masayuki SUZUKI Ryo KUROIWA Keisuke INNAMI Shumpei KOBAYASHI Shinya SHIMIZU Nobuaki MINEMATSU Keikichi HIROSE 
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Publication Date: 2017/04/01
Vol. E100-D  No. 4  pp. 655-661
Type of Manuscript:  INVITED PAPER (Special Section on Award-winning Papers)
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Japanese text-to-speechaccent sandhiaccent phrase boundary estimationaccent type estimationconditional random field
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Regularized Maximum Likelihood Linear Regression Adaptation for Computer-Assisted Language Learning Systems
Dean LUO Yu QIAO Nobuaki MINEMATSU Keikichi HIROSE 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2011/02/01
Vol. E94-D  No. 2  pp. 308-316
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Educational Technology
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CALLspeaker adaptationMLLRgoodness of pronunciationautomatic scoringpronunciation evaluationerror detection
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Tone Recognition of Continuous Mandarin Speech Based on Tone Nucleus Model and Neural Network
Xiao-Dong WANG Keikichi HIROSE Jin-Song ZHANG Nobuaki MINEMATSU 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2008/06/01
Vol. E91-D  No. 6  pp. 1748-1755
Type of Manuscript:  PAPER
Category: Pattern Recognition
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Mandarin speechtone recognitiontone nucleus modelmulti-layer perceptron
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Speaker Verification in Realistic Noisy Environment in Forensic Science
Toshiaki KAMADA Nobuaki MINEMATSU Takashi OSANAI Hisanori MAKINAE Masumi TANIMOTO 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2008/03/01
Vol. E91-D  No. 3  pp. 558-566
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Robust Speech Processing in Realistic Environments)
Category: Speaker Verification
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text-dependent speaker verificationnarrow-band noiseclarification of speechmissing feature theoryforensic science
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Separation of Mixed Audio Signals by Decomposing Hilbert Spectrum with Modified EMD
Md. Khademul Islam MOLLA Keikichi HIROSE Nobuaki MINEMATSU 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences
Publication Date: 2006/03/01
Vol. E89-A  No. 3  pp. 727-734
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Multidimensional Signal Processing and Its Application)
Category: Speech/Audio Processing
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audio source indexingaudio source separationempirical mode decomposition (EMD)Hilbert spectrum
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Prosodic Analysis and Modeling of Nagauta Singing to Generate Prosodic Contours from Standard Scores
Nobuaki MINEMATSU Bungo MATSUOKA Keikichi HIROSE 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2004/05/01
Vol. E87-D  No. 5  pp. 1093-1101
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Speech Dynamics by Ear, Eye, Mouth and Machine)
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Nagautagrace notesF0 patternpower patternsecond-order systemlistening experiment
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Automatic Estimation of Accentual Attribute Values of Words for Accent Sandhi Rules of Japanese Text-to-Speech Conversion
Nobuaki MINEMATSU Ryuji KITA Keikichi HIROSE 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2003/03/01
Vol. E86-D  No. 3  pp. 550-557
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Speech Information Processing)
Category: Speech Synthesis and Prosody
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prosodyword accent sandhiaccentual attributestext-to-speech conversionlistening experiment
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Duration Modeling with Decreased Intra-Group Temporal Variation for HMM-Based Phoneme Recognition
Nobuaki MINEMATSU Keikichi HIROSE 
Publication:   IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 1995/06/25
Vol. E78-D  No. 6  pp. 654-661
Type of Manuscript:  Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Spoken Language Processing)
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speech recognitionHMMGaussian mixturetemporal correspondenceduration modellooping ratesingle occupancy ratetemporal variation rate
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