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On the differences between conventional and auditory spectrograms of English consonants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10955315     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A new tool for speech analysis is presented, operating in real-time and incorporating the analysing power of a contemporary auditory model to produce the familiar display of the speech spectrograph. This "auditory spectrograph" is used to analyse English consonant sounds and the results are compared with conventional wide and narrow band spectrograms. The auditory analyses are found to attach more visual weight to the acoustic cues associated with speech production and perception, and features that are either difficult or impossible to distinguish on conventional spectrograms are clarified.
Authors:
T Brookes; A Tyrrell; D Howard
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Logopedics, phoniatrics, vocology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1401-5439     ISO Abbreviation:  Logoped Phoniatr Vocol     Publication Date:  2000  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-12-01     Completed Date:  2000-12-01     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9617311     Medline TA:  Logoped Phoniatr Vocol     Country:  NORWAY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  72-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute of Sound Recording, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK. t.brookes@surrey.ac.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Language*
Male
Phonetics
Sex Factors
Sound Spectrography
Speech / physiology*

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