Estimating phonation threshold pressure
- Consistency and reliability of voice quality ratings for different types of speech fragments. de Krom, Guus // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Oct94, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p985
Focuses on the perception experiment of consistency and reliability of voice quality ratings for different types of speech fragments. Stimulus presentation and registration of ratings; Implication of the estimated effects of listener inconsistencies on rating accuracy.
- Variations across time in acoustic and electroglottographic measures of phonatory function in... Hall, Kelly Dailey // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Aug95, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p783
Identifies variations in acoustic and electroglottographic (EGG) measures within and across days for women speakers with and without vocal nodules. Absence of a decrease in signal-to-noise ratio (S/N ratio); Stability in closed-to-open (C/O ratio); Use of natural speaking tasks in detecting...
- autophony. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p222
A definition of the medical term "autophony," which refers to the vibration and echolike reproduction of one's own voice, is presented.
- SECTION 4: HUMAN SPEECH. Silverstein, Alvin; Silverstein, Virginia; Silverstein, Robert // Respiratory System (9780805028317);1994, p56
This article describes the human speech. Sounds are produced by air flowing through the larynx. Sounds of the voice are shaped and changed to form words by the actions of the jaw, tongue, lips and teeth. The flow of the air through the nose and in the sinuses contributes to the tones of the...
- Voice lessons. Lynn, Jacquelyn // Entrepreneur;Apr97, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p34
Offers tips for developing a commanding speaking voice. Practicing; Breathing guidelines; Enunciation; Pacing.
- Totally Fried. BLUM, HALEY // ASHA Leader;Feb2016, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p50
The article discusses the views of speech-language pathologists (SLP) and linguists regarding a vocal quality called vocal fry. Topics covered include SLPs' use of the term glottal fry, factors contributing to vocal fry such as pathological issues and linguistic styles, and vocal fry's greater...
- Voice of Your Generation. Schiffmann, Jean // Back Stage West;5/19/2005, Vol. 12 Issue 21, p1-A
Discusses the importance of vocal training in speech and singing. Elements in the use of voice; Exercises initiated in vocal training; Barriers to the release of vocal sounds; Effects of improper singing.
- Speech Adoption Continues Its Climb. Myron, David // Speech Technology Magazine;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p2
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including Michele Masterson's stories on "Speech Analytics: Turn Conversations into Dollars," and "LVA: The New Fraud Detector?," and Leonard Klie's "Voice Could Open New Doors for Hotels."
- Acoustic Discrimination of Pathological Voice: Sustained Vowels Versus Continuous Speech. Parsa, Vijay; Jamieson, Donald G. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr2001, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p327
Investigates the ability of acoustic measures to discriminate between normal and pathological talkers. Acoustic analysis of sustained vowel data; Acoustic analysis of continuous speech data; Results of receiver operating characteristics analysis of individual measures.