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A discriminative analysis within and across voiced and unvoiced consonants in neutral and whispered speech in multiple indian languages

@inproceedings{Meenakshi2015ADA,
  title={A discriminative analysis within and across voiced and unvoiced consonants in neutral and whispered speech in multiple indian languages},
  author={Nisha Meenakshi and Prasanta Kumar Ghosh},
  booktitle={INTERSPEECH},
  year={2015}
}
Whispered speech lacks the vocal chord vibration which is typically used to distinguish voiced and unvoiced consonants, making their discrimination a challenging task. In this work, we objectively and subjectively quantify the amount of discrimination between a voiced (V) consonant and its unvoiced (UV) counterpart using seven V-UV consonant pairs in six Indian languages, in neutral and whispered speech. We also quantify the extent to which the voicing characteristics in a consonant changes… 

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