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Young female speaker?


I'm not sure where the 100 Hz comes from -- emulation of a young female voice?



Date:    Fri, 28 Nov 2008 18:47:00 -0500
From:    Kyle Gorman <kgorman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: noise-masking experiments and labiovelars

Hi listers, I have two related questions for you.

I'm interested in the effects of following vowels on the perception of labiovelars. I was wondering if 1) anybody had done the experiment I'm proposing and 2) whether anybody had tried using stimuli generated in a manner I'm proposing.


The procedure is as follows. I calculate the RMS amplitude of the original signal by convolving the squared signal with a Kaiser window with beta =3D 20, # of points given by 3.2 x the number of frames for a single period of the lowest pitch, which I set at 100 Hz (young female speaker), then taking the square root of the result.