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A novel method of formant analysis and glottal inverse filtering

  title={A novel method of formant analysis and glottal inverse filtering},
  author={Steve Pearson},
This paper presents a class of methods for automatically extracting formant parameters from speech. The methods rely on an iterative optimization algorithm. It was found that formant parameter data derived with these methods was less prone to discontinuity errors than conventional methods. Also, experiments were conducted that demonstrated that these methods are capable of better accuracy in formant estimation than LPC, especially for the first formant. In some cases, the analytic (non… 
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