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The Acoustic Contrasts of Emotional Expressions in New Zealand English
(University of Canterbury. Communication Disorders, 2010)
Listeners can identify emotions based on vocal cues (Banse & Scherer, 1996). This study aims at identifying the acoustical parameters that aid in recognizing different emotions, for a better understanding of the difficulties ...
The Singing Power Ratio and Timbre-Related Acoustic Analysis of Singing Vowels and Musical Instruments
(University of Canterbury. Department of Communication Disorders, 2009)
Singing Power Ratio (SPR) is the ratio between the highest intensity peak from the 2-4 KHz range and that from the 0-2 KHz range. The SPR analysis of human voice has been found useful for gauging a singer’s “formant ...