Elements of Human Voice

Dec 22 2015

C. Julian Chen's new book, "Elements of Human Voice," will be published by World Scientific Publishing Co. on  February 29, 2016.

This is a monograph about human voice, expounding from a novel view of voice production. The novel view was established through carefully analyzing large amount of human voice data, especially simultaneously acquired voice signals and electroglottograph signals; and a thorough investigation of various theories of voice production since enlightenment era. The contents encompass the physics and physiology of voice production, parametrical representations of voice signals, and various technology applications. Mathematical tools pertinent to quantitative descriptions of human voice are explained.

Readers of this monograph include researchers, practitioners and students of several different fields of science and technology, including physiology and medicine, acoustics, computer science, telecommunication, linguistics especially phonetics, and musicology.