A Method for Automatic Detection of Vocal Fry

  title={A Method for Automatic Detection of Vocal Fry},
  author={Carlos Toshinori Ishi and Ken-Ichi Sakakibara and Hiroshi Ishiguro and Norihiro Hagita},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing},
Vocal fry (also called creak, creaky voice, and pulse register phonation) is a voice quality that carries important linguistic or paralinguistic information, depending on the language. We propose a set of acoustic measures and a method for automatically detecting vocal fry segments in speech utterances. A glottal pulse-synchronized method is proposed to deal with the very low fundamental frequency properties of vocal fry segments, which cause problems in the classic short-term analysis methods… CONTINUE READING
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