publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

A new method of onset and offset detection in ensemble singing

D'Amario, Sara; Daffern, Helena; Bailes, Freya;
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  • Published: 04 May 2018
  • Publisher: Zenodo
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This paper presents a novel method combining electrolaryngography and acoustic analysis to detect the onset and offset of phonation as well as the beginning and ending of notes within a sung legato phrase, through the application of a peak-picking algorithm, TIMEX. The evaluation of the method applied to a set of singing duo recordings shows an overall performance of 78% within a tolerance window of 50 ms compared with manual annotations performed by three experts. Results seem very promising in light of the state-of-the-art techniques presented at MIREX in 2016 yielding an overall performance of around 60%. The new method was applied to a pilot study with two d...
Subjects
free text keywords: Speech and Hearing, Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), LPN and LVN, Interpersonal interaction, Offset (computer science), Visual contact, Legato, Singing, Phonation, Synchronization, Speech recognition, Psychology, Phrase
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