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Re: First moment of a spectrum

On Mon, 12 Jun 2000, James W. Beauchamp wrote:

> I have found the centroid to be a very useful parameter for sound
> synthesis, particularly for brass sounds.
> Lately it appears that some researchers are using higher-ordered moments
> for automatic instrument classification.
And some researchers used centroid for the approximation of speech
formants. See
Albesano et al.: A Study on the Effect of Adding New Dimensions to
Trajectories in the Acoustic Space, Proc. EuroSpeech'99, pp.1503-1506

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