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Glottal-to-Noise Excitation Ratio - a New Measure for Describing Pathological Voices

@article{Michaelis1997GlottaltoNoiseER,
  title={Glottal-to-Noise Excitation Ratio - a New Measure for Describing Pathological Voices},
  author={Dirk Michaelis and Tino Gram{\ss} and Hans Werner Strube},
  journal={Acustica},
  year={1997},
  volume={83},
  pages={700-706}
}
Summary In this article a new acoustic parameter for the objective description of voice quality is introduced. It is based on the correlation coefficientfor Hilbert envelopes of different frequency bands. The parameter indicates whether a given voice signal originates from vibrations of the vocal folds or from turbulent noise generated in the vocal tract and is thus related to (but not a direct measure of) breathiness. Therefore it is named Glottal-to-Noise Excitation Ratio (GNE Ratio). GNE is… 

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