Pitch Extraction

Alias: Pitch extraction for speech synthesis and recognition
  • Alan Bundy
  • Lincoln Wallen
Part of the Symbolic Computation book series (SYMBOLIC)


Three programs are provided to implement the following methods of pitch extraction: Gold-Rabiner parallel processing method with voiced-unvoiced decision. Dubnowski autocorrelation method and the Harmonic-sieve pitch extraction method.


Stream Flow Surface Orientation Plan Execution Pitch Period Photometric Stereo 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Bundy
    • 1
  • Lincoln Wallen
  1. 1.Department of Artificial IntelligenceEdinburgh UniversityEdinburghScotland

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