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Maurer, D. (2016): Acoustics of the Vowel – Preliminaries. Bern/Frankfurt: Peter Lang.
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Papers
2017

Maurer, D. (in publication): Why a phenomenology of vowel sounds is needed. In Tagungsband der 13. Tagung Phonetik und Phonologie im deutschsprachigen Raum. P und P13, 28. - 29. September 2017, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

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.
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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.


Conference contributions 2017 "Acoustics '17" (ASA meeting Boston)

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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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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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)