Precisión diagnóstica del pico cepstral de mayor prominencia en el cepstrum suavizado (CPPS) en la detección de la disfonía en español

  1. Jonathan Delgado Hernández
  2. Nieves María León Gómez 1
  3. Alejandra Jiménez Álvarez 1
  1. 1 Hospital Universitario de Canarias

    Hospital Universitario de Canarias

    San Cristóbal de La Laguna, España


Loquens : revista española de ciencias del habla

ISSN: 2386-2637

Year of publication: 2019

Issue: 6

Pages: 2

Type: Article

DOI: 10.3989/LOQUENS.2019.058 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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  • Year 2019
  • SJR Journal Impact: 0.114
  • Best Quartile: Q3
  • Area: Linguistics and Language Quartile: Q3 Rank in area: 631/1150
  • Area: Communication Quartile: Q4 Rank in area: 355/498
  • Area: Speech and Hearing Quartile: Q4 Rank in area: 56/66

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  • Year 2019
  • Journal Impact: 0.480
  • Field: LINGÜÍSTICA Quartile: C1 Rank in field: 4/70
  • Field: FILOLOGÍAS Quartile: C1 Rank in field: 6/328


  • Social Sciences: C
  • Human Sciences: B

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  • Area: Linguistics and Language Percentile: 22
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The smoothed cepstral peak prominence (CPPS) is an acoustic measure that can be calcu-lated in both sustained vowels and continuous speech. The goal of this work is to find out the diagnostic accuracy of CPPS in the detection of dysphonia in Spanish.In this study 136 subjects with dysphonia and 47 healthy subjects participated. For each subject a sustained vowel and the reading of three phonetically balanced sentences were recorded. The CPPS was calculated with Praat using its default configuration (configuration 1), and also with the one used in the calculation of the Acoustic Voice Quality Index (configuration 2). Five experts perceptively assessed the voice of the subjects in the sample by means of the GRABS scale.The CPPS has a great power of discrimination between the normal and the pathological voice, whether it is calcu-lated from the sustained vowel /a/ (AROC[config. 1] = 0.863 and AROC[config. 2] = 0.841) or whether it is calculated from the sentences (AROC[config. 1] = 0.884 and AROC[config. 2] = 0.866).The results confirm that CPPS is a valid acoustic measurement to detect dysphonia in the Spanish language.

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