Friction Sources Characterization for Fricative Consonants of Arabic

Fazia Karaoui, Amar Djéradi

Abstract

The objective of this work is the acoustic characterization of the friction source for Arabic voiced consonants [v], [z], [ʒ], [h], [ς] and unvoiced ones [s], [f], [∫], [ħ], employing vocal tract transfer function obtained from a direct measurement by the Pseudo Random Excitation of the human vocal tract and the signal spectrum radiated at the lips. Assuming the separability of the source of the vocal tract considered as a linear filter, the sources spectrum is obtained by the ratio of the output signal spectrum of the vocal tract transfer function. The results are derived from data produced by two female and two male subjects.

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in Harvard Style

Karaoui F. and Djéradi A. (2012). Friction Sources Characterization for Fricative Consonants of Arabic . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications and Wireless Information Networks and Systems - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-25-9, pages 134-136. DOI: 10.5220/0004079901340136


in Bibtex Style

@conference{sigmap12,
author={Fazia Karaoui and Amar Djéradi},
title={Friction Sources Characterization for Fricative Consonants of Arabic},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications and Wireless Information Networks and Systems - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={134-136},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004079901340136},
isbn={978-989-8565-25-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications and Wireless Information Networks and Systems - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2012)
TI - Friction Sources Characterization for Fricative Consonants of Arabic
SN - 978-989-8565-25-9
AU - Karaoui F.
AU - Djéradi A.
PY - 2012
SP - 134
EP - 136
DO - 10.5220/0004079901340136