Analysis, synthesis, and perception of voice quality variations among female and male talkers.

@article{Klatt1990AnalysisSA,
  title={Analysis, synthesis, and perception of voice quality variations among female and male talkers.},
  author={Dennis H. Klatt and L C Klatt},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  year={1990},
  volume={87 2},
  pages={
          820-57
        }
}
  • D. Klatt, L. C. Klatt
  • Published 1 February 1990
  • Physics
  • The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
Voice quality variations include a set of voicing sound source modifications ranging from laryngealized to normal to breathy phonation. Analysis of reiterant imitations of two sentences by ten female and six male talkers has shown that the potential acoustic cues to this type of voice quality variation include: (1) increases to the relative amplitude of the fundamental frequency component as open quotient increases; (2) increases to the amount of aspiration noise that replaces higher frequency… 

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