A Study of F1 Correlation with F0 in a Tone Language: Case of Thai

@article{Punyayodhin2010ASO,
  title={A Study of F1 Correlation with F0 in a Tone Language: Case of Thai},
  author={Sulaganya Punyayodhin and Deepshikha Misra and Ritu Yadav and Vaishna Narang},
  journal={2010 International Conference on Asian Language Processing},
  year={2010},
  pages={330-333}
}
This is an empirical study of vowels of Thai language as spoken in Bangkok in terms of two parameters, namely - tones, levels and contours as reflected in F0 variations, and lower formant, F1 which is high for open/ low vowels and low for close/ high vowels. We examine each one of the nine long vowels with all the five phonemic tones to find out the correlation between the pitch of voice, a laryngeal phenomenon and the first formant which is part of the resonance phenomenon. The results give us… CONTINUE READING