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Table 2 Description of GCN score's general symbols (rhythm)

From: An optical music recognition system for traditional Chinese Kunqu Opera scores written in Gong-Che Notation

Symbols Phoneticize in simplified Chinese Description
ban A note with ‘ban’ starts a stronger beat
yan A note with ‘yan’ starts a weaker beat
yaoyan A note with ‘yaoyan’ starts a weaker beat
yaoban Denotes a note's duration from a weaker beat to the next stronger beat
ban A note with ‘ban’ starts a stronger beat
zhengban Denotes the stronger beat in the middle of a bar for an 8/8 beat
yaoban Denotes a note's duration from a weaker beat to the next stronger beat in some scores
yaoyan A note with ‘yaoyan’ starts a weaker beat in some scores