Completed Project

VoxSenes: segmental changes and rhythm variations on European Portuguese aging voice



Synopsis / Objectives

VoxSenes project ( aims to study the speech changes due to aging at the segmental and suprasegmental levels by analyzing the variation of acoustic and articulatory parameters.

Main achievements

Task 1: Acoustic study of EP vowels produced by a large number of speakers, divided into different age groups; Task 2: Ultrasound study of the relationship between the production of vowels (tongue shape and motion), the changes on formant frequencies and age; Task 3: Longitudinal study of the age-related changes of rhythm ( evaluation of rhythmic changes throughout a certain span of time for a same individual).

IEETA Coordinator



June 1, 2018 - May 1, 2022

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