fundamental frequency

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fun·da·men·tal fre·quen·cy

the principal component of a sound, which has the greatest wavelength, hence the lowest tone in a sound; sounds are composed of a fundamental tone and overtones or higher tones. See: harmony, noise.
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fun·da·men·tal fre·quen·cy

(F0) (fŭn'dă-men'tăl frē'kwĕn-sē)
1. acoustics The basic frequency of a vibrating object or sound as opposed to its harmonics, or the principal component of a complex sound wave.
2. The frequency of vocal fold vibration at the glottis, unaffected by resonance.
See also: optimal pitch
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Having in mind that this signal was acquired in Spain the fundamental frequency is expected to be 50 Hz, estimation by the proposed methodology solved it as 50.0209 Hz.
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Standard deviation of fundamental frequency (SD F0) can be taken as an indicator of regularity of pitch of voice.
Figure 9 shows the predicted coherence at the fundamental frequency. It is presented that the distributions of the coherence predicted with the original width are in good agreement with those with the double width.
The integer multiple of fundamental frequency is called harmonic which is 50 Hz in our case.
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Therefore, there is the need to identify the fundamental frequency and the intensity, the energy spectrum, LPC (Linear Predicting Code), the formants, signal-to-noise ratio (S/N), the signal spectrogram, time percentage of the presence of the voice inside the recording and the gender, required in the analysis of the behavior of the voice, which give the proper characteristics of each speaker.

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