normalizing pitch in human speech (Mathias Oechslin )

Subject: normalizing pitch in human speech
From:    Mathias Oechslin  <m.oechslin@xxxxxxxx>
Date:    Tue, 19 Feb 2008 15:54:14 +0100

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"> <html> <head> <meta content=3D"text/html;charset=3DUTF-8" http-equiv=3D"Content-Type"= > </head> <body bgcolor=3D"#ffffff" text=3D"#000000"> Dear List, <br> <br> We like to produce speech stimuli which are characterized by normalized pitch hight - so called flattened speech.<br> That means, finally the speech signal does not contain pitch changes anymore,=C2=A0 but remains easy understandable.<br> <br> I imagine that the allorythm has to do FFT, definition of the normalized pitch, afterwards resynthesis.<br> <br> Does anyone has any experience with this?<br> <br> thanx for all ideas, <br> <br> Mathias<br> <br> <div class=3D"moz-signature">-- <br> <meta http-equiv=3D"Content-Type" content=3D"text/html; "> <meta http-equiv=3D"Content-Style-Type" content=3D"text/css"> <title></title> <meta name=3D"Generator" content=3D"Cocoa HTML Writer"> <meta name=3D"CocoaVersion" content=3D"824.42"> <style type=3D"text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica; min-he= ight: 14.0px} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} </style> <p class=3D"p1"><span class=3D"Apple-converted-space">=C2=A0</span></p> <p class=3D"p1"><br> </p> <p class=3D"p2">**************************************************</p> <p class=3D"p2">Mathias Oechslin, lic. phil.</p> <p class=3D"p1"><br> </p> <p class=3D"p2">Doktorand</p> <p class=3D"p2">Lehrstuhl f=C3=BCr Neuropsychologie</p> <p class=3D"p2">Psychologisches Institut</p> <p class=3D"p2">Universit=C3=A4t Z=C3=BCrich</p> <p class=3D"p1"><br> </p> <p class=3D"p2">Telefon: +41 44 635 74 07</p> <p class=3D"p2">Fax<span class=3D"Apple-converted-space">=C2=A0 =C2=A0 </= span>: +41 44 635 74 09</p> <p class=3D"p1"><br> </p> <p class=3D"p2"><a class=3D"moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href=3D"mailto:m.oe= chslin@xxxxxxxx">m.oechslin@xxxxxxxx</a></p> <p class=3D"p2"><a class=3D"moz-txt-link-freetext" href=3D"http://www.psy="></a><= /p> <p class=3D"p1"><br> </p> <p class=3D"p2">**************************************************</p> </div> </body> </html>

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