FAVE extract

Josef Fruehwald edited this page Nov 25, 2013 · 2 revisions

FAVE-extract is a tool built to automate vowel formant analysis. At the moment, high quality results can only be guaranteed for North American English.

FAVE-extract utilizes a method which can be called Bayesian Formant Tracking. For more information on the specifics of our method, see

  • Evanini, K. (2009). The permeability of dialect boundaries: A case study of the region surrounding Erie, Pennsylvania. University of Pennsylvania.
  • Labov, W., Rosenfelder, I., & Fruehwald, J. (2013). One hundred years of sound change in Philadelphia: Linear Incrementaion, Reversal, and Reanalysis. Language, 89(1), 30–65.

For more on the installation and use of FAVE-extract, see

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