Digital Signal Processing


Stuttered Speech: An Acoustic Study

Authors: Virupakashipura Krishna Tara, Kempahanumiah Muniswamappa Ravi Kumar

The purpose of this study is to compare the duration characteristic of individual words and entire Passage in the speech of adults who stutter (S=10) recorded near the onset of their stuttering to those of controlled nonstuttering adults (C=10). Stuttered speech was identified in digital recordings of the clients read speech. The digitized signals were analyzed by means of Cool Edit Pro software. Using visual displays of sound spectrograms, the durations of individual words (including repeated words) in the passage and entire passage duration were analyzed. In this work 80% of data were used for training and remaining 20% for testing over all accuracy.

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