This group of pages describes work on the vowel part of the Swedia database. The first stage is to produce an index file of all the vowels found in the database. This index file holds information on where to find each vowel (which file, time in file etc).

Some facts:

  • index file has 78736 lines (=number of vowels)
  • measurement file is 28M
  • 779862 lines (=measurement points)
  • 4679172 measurement values (f0 + 5 formants)

A disseration on this: An Acoustic Analysis of Vowel Pronunciation in Swedish Dialects (2010) Leinonen, Therese

Related dissertation: On Variation and Change in Diphthongs and Long Vowels of Spoken Dutch (2009) Jacobi, Irene