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Maurer, D., d'Heureuse, C., Suter, H., Dellwo, V., Friedrichs, D., Kathiresan, T. (2018): The Zurich Corpus of Vowel and Voice Quality, Version 1.0.
>> Corpus online, zhcorpus.org

Maurer, D. (2016): Acoustics of the Vowel – Preliminaries. Bern/Frankfurt: Peter Lang.
>> Abstract and content (PDF)
>> Publisher, printed book, open access eBook and PDF (free download)
>> Oapen.org, open access (free download)
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Papers
2017–18

Maurer, D., d'Heureuse, C., Suter, H., Dellwo, V., Friedrichs, D., Kathiresan, T. (2018) The Zurich Corpus of Vowel and Voice Quality, Version 1.0. INTERSPEECH 2018 – 98th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, September 2-6, Hyderabad, India, Proceedings, 2018, 1417–1421.
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>> Corpus online, zhcorpus.org

Dellwo, V., Kathiresan, T., Pellegrino, E., He, L., Schwab, S., Maurer, D. (2018): Influences of fo on speaker identification in vocalic utterances by humans and computers. INTERSPEECH 2018 – 98th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, September 2-6, Hyderabad, India, Proceedings, 2018, 3795–3799.
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Maurer, D. (2018): Why a phenomenology of vowel sounds is needed. In Belz, M., Mooshammer, C., Fuchs, S., Jannedy, S., Rasskazova, O., & Żygis, M. (2018), Proceedings of the Conference on Phonetics & Phonology in German-speaking countries (P&P 13), pp. 121–124. (http://doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.18452/18805)
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>> Paper (PDF; extended version 2018-02-12)


Friedrichs, D., Maurer, D., Rosen, S., and Dellwo, V. (2017): Vowel recognition at fundamental frequencies up to 1kHz reveals point vowels as acoustic landmarks.
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America,
142 (2), pp. 1025–1033.
>> Abstract


Kathiresan, T., Maurer, D., Suter, H., Dellwo, V. (2017):Enhancing the objectivity of interactive formant estimation: Introducing Euclidean distance measure and numerical conditions for numbers and frequency ranges of formants. Proceedings of the 28th Konferenz Elektronische Sprachsignalverarbeitung 2017, Saarbrücken, p. 130–137.


Short  contributions 2017–18

Maurer, D., Suter, H., Kathiresan, T., Dellwo, V. (2018): Sinewave vowel sounds: The role of vowel qualities, frequencies and harmonicity of sinusoids, and perceived pitch for vowel recognition. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 143(3):1920.
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Kathiresan, T., Maurer, D., Suter, H., Dellwo, V. (2018): Formant pattern and spectral shape ambiguity of vowel sounds revisited in synthesis: The role of fundamental frequency and formant amplitude. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 143(3):1919–1920.
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Maurer, D., Dellwo, V., Suter, H., Kathiresan, T. (2017): Formant pattern and spectral shape ambiguity of vowel sounds revisited in synthesis: changing perceptual vowel quality by only changing the fundamental frequency. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141(5):3469–3470.
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Maurer, D., Suter, H. (2017): "Flat" vowel spectra revisited in vowel synthesis. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141(5):3469.
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>> Poster
>> Additional materials

Maurer, D., Suter, H. (2017): Vowel synthesis related to equal-amplitude harmonic series in frequency ranges > 1 kHz combined with single harmonics < 1 kHz, and including variation of fundamental frequency. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141(5):3469.
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>> Poster


Grants (ongoing)

New research project entitled "Acoustic Characteristics of Voice in Music and Straight Theatre, and Related Aspects of Production and Perception (Project II)", 30 months, SNSF grant no.  100016_162677. (2015–18)