7th International Workshop on Models and Analysis of Vocal Emissions for Biomedical Applications (MAVEBA 2011)

Florence, Italy
August 25-27, 2011

Estimation of Glottal Functions using Stereo-Endoscopic High-Speed Digital Imaging

Ken-Ichi Sakakibara (1), Hiroshi Imagawa (2), Isao T. Tokuda (3), Hisayuki Yokonishi (2), Miwako Kimura (4), Mamiko Otsuka (5), Niro Tayama (6)


(1) Department of Communication Disorders, Health Sciences University of Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan
(2) Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
(3) Department of Micro System Technology, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Japan
(4) Tokyo Voice Center, International University of Health and Welfare, Tokyo, Japan
(5) Kumada Clinic, Tokyo, Japan
(6) National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

In this paper, a new stereoendoscopic high-speed digital imaging system and a method to estimate the glottal functions are proposed. Glottal length, width, and area of one male and one female participants were estimated in different fundamental frequencies.

Full Paper (reprinted with permission from Firenze University Press)

Bibliographic reference.  Sakakibara, Ken-Ichi / Imagawa, Hiroshi / Tokuda, Isao T. / Yokonishi, Hisayuki / Kimura, Miwako / Otsuka, Mamiko / Tayama, Niro (2011): "Estimation of glottal functions using stereo-endoscopic high-speed digital imaging", In MAVEBA-2011, 39-42.