Acoustic and Egg Analysis of Pressed Phonation

  title={Acoustic and Egg Analysis of Pressed Phonation},
  author={Carlos Toshinori Ishi and Hiroshi Ishiguro and Norihiro Hagita},
Pressed phonation ("rikimi" in Japanese) is a voice quality that carries important paralinguistic information of expressivity in the emotional or attitudinal states of the speaker. Analysis of pressed voice samples extracted from natural conversational speech firstly shows that irregularity in periodicity (such as in vocal fry and harsh voices) is a common but not a strictly determinant feature of pressed voices. Spectral analysis shows that parameters related with spectral slope are effective… CONTINUE READING

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