Fundamental frequency and perturbation in infant vocalisations

Gregory, Adele, Tabain, Marija, and Morgan, Angela (2010) Fundamental frequency and perturbation in infant vocalisations. In: Proceedings of the 13th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology (1) pp. 162-165. From: 13th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, 14-16 December 2010, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

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This paper presents fundamental frequency and frequency perturbation measure (jitter) data collected for one infant over a 23-week longitudinal study. It examines whether there are changes in the fundamental frequency over time, whether they are linked to laryngeal constriction and if there is evidence of instability of the fundamental frequency. Results suggest that changes are apparent in both the fundamental frequency's mean and standard deviation over the course of the study. In addition the percent jitter also fluctuates over time. However the role of laryngeal constriction in these changes is still not fully resolved.

Item ID: 50229
Item Type: Conference Item (Research - E1)
ISBN: 978-0-9581946-3-1
Keywords: infant language, fundamental frequency, jitter, voice quality, laryngeal constriction.
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2017 05:28
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200404 Laboratory Phonetics and Speech Science @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture @ 100%
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