Articles about Analysis

Validation of the Brazilian Version of the Voice Disability Coping Questionnaire
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 247.e13-247.e21

Purpose: To perform the validation of the Brazilian version of the Voice Disability Coping Questionnaire (B-VDCQ) using procedures according to the Scientific Advisory Committee of Medical Outcomes Trust and psychometric analyses to determine the scales validity and reliability. In the ...

Acoustic Analyses of Prolonged Vowels in Young Adults With Friedreich Ataxia
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 272-280

Finding measures that track disease progression and determine treatment efficacy is vital for appropriate management in Friedreich ataxia (FA). The purpose of this study was to determine which cepstral- and spectral-based measures extracted from prolonged vowels using Analysis of Dysphonia ...

Evaluation of Singer's Voice Quality by Means of Visual Pattern Recognition
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 127.e21-127.e30

The article presents a description of the algorithm of singing voice quality assessment that uses selected methods from the field of digital image processing and recognition. It adopts the assumption that an audio signal with recorded vocal exercise can be ...

Quantification of Vocal Fold Vibration in Various Laryngeal Disorders Using High-Speed Digital Imaging
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 205-214

Objective: To quantify vibratory characteristics of various laryngeal disorders seen by high-speed digital imaging (HSDI). HSDI was performed on 78 patients with various laryngeal disorders (20 with polyp, 16 with carcinoma, 13 with leukoplakia, 6 with vocal fold nodule, and ...

Uncommon Commonalities: Cosmopolitan Ethics as a Framework for Music Education Policy Analysis
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 87-95

Contemporary American education policy rhetoric is problematic because its authors' assertions, particularly those about the goals of education, frequently conflict with their implied moral and/or ethical commitments. This philosophical policy analysis uses Appiah's cosmopolitan principles to examine the ethical implications ...

The Owl, the Nightingale and the Jew in the Thorn-bush: Relocating Anti-Semitism in Die Meistersinger
Cambridge Opera Journal (2016) Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 1-35

For the past twenty-five years a key piece of evidence for an anti-Semitic subtext in Wagner's Die Meistersinger has been identified in the Grimm Brothers' anti-Semitic tale 'The Jew in the Thorn-bush' and a possible allusion to this in the ...

Objective and Subjective Aspects of Voice in Pregnancy
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 70-73

This study aimed to evaluate vocal changes in pregnancy according to trimesters both objectively and subjectively. Fifty pregnant women and 15 nonpregnant women were included in the study. Eighteen of the 50 pregnant women were in the first trimester, 17 ...

Flow Glottogram Characteristics and Perceived Degree of Phonatory Pressedness
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 287-292

Phonatory pressedness is a clinically relevant aspect of voice, which generally is analyzed by auditory perception. The present investigation aimed at identifying voice source and formant characteristics related to experts' ratings of phonatory pressedness. Study Design: Experimental study of the ...