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Presentation 2012-10-27 14:15
[Poster Presentation] A basic study on evaluation of singing skill level based on the relationship between acoustic features of the singing voices and their psychological impression
Daiki Yamabe (Graduate School,Shinshu Univ.), Kyoko Ikeda, Mizue Kayama, Makoto Otani, Masami Hashimoto, Kazunori Itoh (Shinshu Univ.), Yasuki Yamashita (Nagano Prefectural Institute of Technology), Kazushi Asanuma (Nagano National College of Technology) EA2012-75
Abstract (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
(in English) The purpose of this study is develop teaching method based on acoustic
features of singing voices. We have examined the acoustic features
differences and psychological impression about some singing voices with
various skill levels. In this paper, we discuss the relationship between
acoustic features and levels of proficiency. As acoustic features, we
measured power level, sharpness of singer's formant, and duration /
amplitude / frequency of vibrato of the singing voices. Also, we
extracted two factors suitable for singing voices evaluation by using
semantic differential method, as psychological impression evaluation. In
addition, an experimental vocal lesson for some beginners was executed. We
compared the changes of acoustic features of singing voices in pre-test and
post-test. Then, based on these results, we consider the relationship
between acoustic features and the skill levels of singers.
Keyword (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
(in English) singing voice / vocal training / psychological impression evaluation / multiple regression analysis / acoustic features / semantic differential method / skill level /  
Reference Info. IEICE Tech. Rep., vol. 112, no. 266, EA2012-75, pp. 61-66, Oct. 2012.
Paper # EA2012-75 
Date of Issue 2012-10-20 (EA) 
ISSN Print edition: ISSN 0913-5685    Online edition: ISSN 2432-6380
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Committee EA  
Conference Date 2012-10-27 - 2012-10-28 
Place (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
Place (in English) USHIDAKE resort (Toyama) 
Topics (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
Topics (in English) General topics 
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Conference Code 2012-10-EA 
Language Japanese 
Title (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
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Title (in English) A basic study on evaluation of singing skill level based on the relationship between acoustic features of the singing voices and their psychological impression 
Sub Title (in English)  
Keyword(1) singing voice  
Keyword(2) vocal training  
Keyword(3) psychological impression evaluation  
Keyword(4) multiple regression analysis  
Keyword(5) acoustic features  
Keyword(6) semantic differential method  
Keyword(7) skill level  
1st Author's Name Daiki Yamabe  
1st Author's Affiliation Graduate School,Shinshu University (Graduate School,Shinshu Univ.)
2nd Author's Name Kyoko Ikeda  
2nd Author's Affiliation Shinshu University (Shinshu Univ.)
3rd Author's Name Mizue Kayama  
3rd Author's Affiliation Shinshu University (Shinshu Univ.)
4th Author's Name Makoto Otani  
4th Author's Affiliation Shinshu University (Shinshu Univ.)
5th Author's Name Masami Hashimoto  
5th Author's Affiliation Shinshu University (Shinshu Univ.)
6th Author's Name Kazunori Itoh  
6th Author's Affiliation Shinshu University (Shinshu Univ.)
7th Author's Name Yasuki Yamashita  
7th Author's Affiliation Nagano Prefectural Institute of Technology (Nagano Prefectural Institute of Technology)
8th Author's Name Kazushi Asanuma  
8th Author's Affiliation Nagano National College of Technology (Nagano National College of Technology)
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Date Time 2012-10-27 14:15:00 
Presentation Time 210 minutes 
Registration for EA 
Paper # EA2012-75 
Volume (vol) vol.112 
Number (no) no.266 
Page pp.61-66 
Date of Issue 2012-10-20 (EA) 

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