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Acoustical Analysis of Pain Cries� in Neonates: Fundamental Frequency

Published on December 2011 by Raina P. Daga, Anagha M. Panditrao
International Conference on Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering
Foundation of Computer Science USA
ICEICE - Number 3
December 2011
Authors: Raina P. Daga, Anagha M. Panditrao
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Raina P. Daga, Anagha M. Panditrao . Acoustical Analysis of Pain Cries� in Neonates: Fundamental Frequency. International Conference on Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering. ICEICE, 3 (December 2011), 18-21.

@article{
author = { Raina P. Daga, Anagha M. Panditrao },
title = { Acoustical Analysis of Pain Cries� in Neonates: Fundamental Frequency },
journal = { International Conference on Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering },
issue_date = { December 2011 },
volume = { ICEICE },
number = { 3 },
month = { December },
year = { 2011 },
issn = 0975-8887,
pages = { 18-21 },
numpages = 4,
url = { /specialissues/iceice/number3/4268-iceice022/ },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%A Anagha M. Panditrao
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%J International Conference on Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering
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%P 18-21
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%I International Journal of Computer Applications
Abstract

Infant crying comprises a rhythmic alternation of cry sounds (utterances) and inspiration. A method for knowing the reason of baby’s cry is proposed using frequency analysis of the recorded voice. The analysis has been done by using Welch’s method and performing Fast Fourier Transform (FFT). The frequency analysis helps in finding the different tendencies of the Fourier spectrum for different causes. To find the cry type, fundamental frequency is considered. The acoustical analysis of cry, it is found that the fundamental frequency f0 for cry due to pain is found to be around 400Hz. The male cry f0 is higher than the female cry mean f0.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Frequency Analysis of cries Neonates