Acoustic Signals and Hearing

Acoustic Signals and Hearing
Author: Mikio Tohyama
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 244
Release: 2020-02-29
ISBN 10: 0128166118
ISBN 13: 9780128166116
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Acoustic Signals and Hearing Book Review:

Understanding acoustics – the science of sound -- is essential for audio and communications engineers working in media technology. It is also extremely important for engineers to understand what allows a sound to be heard in the way it is, what makes speech intelligible, and how a particular sound is recognized within a multitude of sounds. Acoustic Signals and Hearing: A Time-Envelope and Phase Spectral Approach is unique in presenting the principles of sound and sound fields from the perspective of hearing, particularly through the use of speech and musical sounds. Acoustic Signals and Hearing: A Time-Envelope and Phase Spectral Approach is an ideal resource for researchers and acoustic engineers working in today’s environment of media technology, and graduate students studying acoustics, audio engineering, and signal processing. Presents unique sounds and sound fields from the perspective of hearing Covers source-signature and sound-path analysis Gives a reconstruction of the basics of acoustics and audio engineering via timeless topics such as linear system theory in the time and frequency domains Uses the new envelope and phase analysis approach to signal and waveform analysis Provides new perspectives via phase properties on ways to solve acoustical problems Presents straightforward mathematical formulations that give familiarity to discrete expressions of sound waves Gives a seamless and intuitive understanding — from mathematical expressions to a subjective impression of sound

The Auditory System and Human Sound Localization Behavior

The Auditory System and Human Sound Localization Behavior
Author: John van Opstal
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 436
Release: 2016-03-29
ISBN 10: 0128017252
ISBN 13: 9780128017258
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Auditory System and Human Sound-Localization Behavior provides a comprehensive account of the full action-perception cycle underlying spatial hearing. It highlights the interesting properties of the auditory system, such as its organization in azimuth and elevation coordinates. Readers will appreciate that sound localization is inherently a neuro-computational process (it needs to process on implicit and independent acoustic cues). The localization problem of which sound location gave rise to a particular sensory acoustic input cannot be uniquely solved, and therefore requires some clever strategies to cope with everyday situations. The reader is guided through the full interdisciplinary repertoire of the natural sciences: not only neurobiology, but also physics and mathematics, and current theories on sensorimotor integration (e.g. Bayesian approaches to deal with uncertain information) and neural encoding. Quantitative, model-driven approaches to the full action-perception cycle of sound-localization behavior and eye-head gaze control Comprehensive introduction to acoustics, systems analysis, computational models, and neurophysiology of the auditory system Full account of gaze-control paradigms that probe the acoustic action-perception cycle, including multisensory integration, auditory plasticity, and hearing impaired

Insect Hearing and Acoustic Communication

Insect Hearing and Acoustic Communication
Author: Berthold Hedwig
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 222
Release: 2013-11-08
ISBN 10: 3642404626
ISBN 13: 9783642404627
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Insect Hearing and Acoustic Communication Book Review:

This volume provides a comprehensive selection of recent studies addressing insect hearing and acoustic communication. The variety of signalling behaviours and hearing organs makes insects highly suitable animals for exploring and analysing signal generation and hearing in the context of neural processing, ecology, evolution and genetics. Across a variety of hearing species like moths, crickets, bush-crickets, grasshoppers, cicadas and flies, the leading researchers in the field cover recent scientific progress and address key points in current research, such as: - How can we approach the evolution of hearing in insects and what is the developmental and neural origin of the auditory organs? - How are hearing and sound production embedded in the natural lifestyle of the animals, allowing intraspecific communication but also predator avoidance and even predation? - What are the functional properties of hearing organs and how are they achieved at the molecular, biophysical and neural levels? - What are the neural mechanisms of central auditory processing and signal generation? The book is intended for students and researchers both inside and outside of the fascinating field of bioacoustics and aims to foster understanding of hearing and acoustic communication in insects.

Handbook of Signal Processing in Acoustics

Handbook of Signal Processing in Acoustics
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 1950
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 0387776982
ISBN 13: 9780387776989
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss
Author: National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences,Committee on Disability Determination for Individuals with Hearing Impairments
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2004-12-17
ISBN 10: 0309092965
ISBN 13: 9780309092968
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hearing Loss Book Review:

Millions of Americans experience some degree of hearing loss. The Social Security Administration (SSA) operates programs that provide cash disability benefits to people with permanent impairments like hearing loss, if they can show that their impairments meet stringent SSA criteria and their earnings are below an SSA threshold. The National Research Council convened an expert committee at the request of the SSA to study the issues related to disability determination for people with hearing loss. This volume is the product of that study. Hearing Loss: Determining Eligibility for Social Security Benefits reviews current knowledge about hearing loss and its measurement and treatment, and provides an evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of the current processes and criteria. It recommends changes to strengthen the disability determination process and ensure its reliability and fairness. The book addresses criteria for selection of pure tone and speech tests, guidelines for test administration, testing of hearing in noise, special issues related to testing children, and the difficulty of predicting work capacity from clinical hearing test results. It should be useful to audiologists, otolaryngologists, disability advocates, and others who are concerned with people who have hearing loss.

Hearing and Sound Communication in Amphibians

Hearing and Sound Communication in Amphibians
Author: Peter M. Narins,Albert S. Feng,Richard R. Fay
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 366
Release: 2006-12-11
ISBN 10: 0387477969
ISBN 13: 9780387477961
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hearing and Sound Communication in Amphibians Book Review:

This book is a compendium of the latest research on acoustic communication in these highly vocal vertebrates. The chapters are written by experts currently investigating the physiology and behavior of amphibians, in the laboratory and in the field. This integrated approach provides a neuroethologically-driven and evolutionary basis for our understanding of acoustic communication and its underlying mechanisms. The intended audience includes senior undergraduates, physiologists, zoologists, evolutionary biologists and communication specialists.

The Effects of Hearing Protectors on the Perception of Acoustic Signals

The Effects of Hearing Protectors on the Perception of Acoustic Signals
Author: H. Lazarus
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 20
Release: 1983
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OCLC:315052474
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Advances in Clinical Audiology

Advances in Clinical Audiology
Author: Stavros Hatzopoulos
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2017-03-29
ISBN 10: 9535130439
ISBN 13: 9789535130437
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Clinical Audiology Book Review:

Advances in Clinical Audiology is an excursus on the latest findings in clinical audiology with a strong emphasis in new emerging technologies which facilitate and optimize a better assessment of the human patient. The book has been edited with a strong educational perspective (all chapters include an extensive introduction to their corresponding topic and an extensive glossary of terms). The book contains material suitable for graduate students in audiology, ENT, hearing science, and neuroscience.

Acoustic Communication

Acoustic Communication
Author: Andrea Simmons,Richard R. Fay
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 404
Release: 2006-04-18
ISBN 10: 0387227628
ISBN 13: 9780387227627
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Acoustic Communication Book Review:

In order to communicate, animals send and receive signals that are subject to their particular anatomical, psychological, and environmental constraints. This SHAR volume discusses both the production and perception of acoustic signals. Chapters address the information that animals communicate, how the communication is developed and learned, and how communication systems have adapted and evolved within species. The book will give examples from a variety of species.

Fundamentals of Acoustic Signal Processing

Fundamentals of Acoustic Signal Processing
Author: Mikio Tohyama,Tsunehiko Koike
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 321
Release: 1998
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UOM:39015043760811
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of Acoustic Signal Processing Book Review:

Discrete representation of signals. Z- transform. Transfer function and frequency response function. Discrete fourier transform. Transfer function models and wave equations ...

Signals Sound and Sensation

Signals  Sound  and Sensation
Author: William M. Hartmann
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 647
Release: 2004-09-14
ISBN 10: 9781563962837
ISBN 13: 1563962837
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Signals Sound and Sensation Book Review:

Designed to follow an introductory text on psychoacoustics, this book takes readers through the mathematics of signal processing from its beginnings in the Fourier transform to advanced topics in modulation, dispersion relations, minimum phase systems, sampled data, and nonlinear distortion. While organised like an introductory engineering text on signals, the examples and exercises come from research on the perception of sound. A unique feature of this book is its consistent application of the Fourier transform, which unifies topics as diverse as cochlear filtering and digital recording. More than 250 exercises are included, many of them devoted to practical research in perception, while others explore surprising auditory illusions generated by special signals. Periodic signals, aperiodic signals, and noise -- along with their linear and nonlinear transformations -- are covered in detail. More advanced mathematical topics are treated in the appendices. A working knowledge of elementary calculus is the only prerequisite. Indispensable for researchers and advanced students in the psychology of auditory perception.

The Technology of Binaural Listening

The Technology of Binaural Listening
Author: Jens Blauert
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 511
Release: 2013-06-07
ISBN 10: 3642377629
ISBN 13: 9783642377624
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Technology of Binaural Listening Book Review:

This book reports on the application of advanced models of the human binaural hearing system in modern technology, among others, in the following areas: binaural analysis of aural scenes, binaural de-reverberation, binaural quality assessment of audio channels, loudspeakers and performance spaces, binaural perceptual coding, binaural processing in hearing aids and cochlea implants, binaural systems in robots, binaural/tactile human-machine interfaces, speech-intelligibility prediction in rooms and/or multi-speaker scenarios. An introduction to binaural modeling and an outlook to the future are provided. Further, the book features a MATLAB toolbox to enable readers to construct their own dedicated binaural models on demand.

Hearing Aids

Hearing Aids
Author: Harvey Dillon
Publsiher: Thieme
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 9781588900524
ISBN 13: 1588900525
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hearing Aids Book Review:

This highly anticipated work is the complete, one-stop guide to hearing aids, covering everything you need to know to prescribe, select, fit, measure, and evaluate their performance. Dr. Dillon is a sought-after speaker and instructor throughout the world. Some of the benefits of this acclaimed text: COMPREHENSIVE--From basic concepts of hearing loss, hearing aid software and hardware, to assessment guidelines and results-oriented counseling methods, the book covers it all! THEORETICALLY SOUND--All findings explained in detail to clarify concepts, making the book ideal as a standard reference for clinicians as well as a core text in graduate courses PRACTICAL--Easy-to-use tips, tables, and procedures designed to be pinned to clinic walls for instant reference ACCESSIBLE--Synopses, key paragraphs, and detailed materials help you progress from basic to highly sophisticated concepts easily INTEGRATED AND CROSS-REFERENCED--Each cross-referenced chapter builds on previous chapters, with the flow and consistency of a single author INNOVATIVE--You will discover research results and procedures that have not yet appeared in the literature, giving you an important professional edge Opinion leaders in the field have been uniformly enthusiastic: The book is smashing...Should be a required reference for anyone who deals with hearing aids. All of the materials, including an outstanding chapter on pediatric amplification, are presented in a practical and immediately useful manner. --Jerry Northern, author and editor, HearX* Packed with concise, up-to-date, useful information concerning the selection and fitting of hearing aids. I'd highly recommend this text for graduate audiology students to anyone involved in hearing aid dispensing.--Gus Mueller, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University

Principles and Applications of Spatial Hearing

Principles and Applications of Spatial Hearing
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN 10: 9814465410
ISBN 13: 9789814465410
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Individual Hearing Protection and Audibility of Acoustic Signals

Individual Hearing Protection and Audibility of Acoustic Signals
Author: G. Lessing,U. Sauer
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 13
Release: 1982
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OCLC:184749561
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Human and Machine Hearing

Human and Machine Hearing
Author: Richard F. Lyon
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 567
Release: 2017-05-02
ISBN 10: 1107007534
ISBN 13: 9781107007536
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human and Machine Hearing Book Review:

This book describes how human hearing works and how to build machines that analyze sounds in the same way that people do.

Digital Signal Processing in Audio and Acoustical Engineering

Digital Signal Processing in Audio and Acoustical Engineering
Author: Francis F. Li,Trevor J. Cox
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 228
Release: 2019-04-02
ISBN 10: 146659389X
ISBN 13: 9781466593893
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Digital Signal Processing in Audio and Acoustical Engineering Book Review:

Starting with essential maths, fundamentals of signals and systems, and classical concepts of DSP, this book presents, from an application-oriented perspective, modern concepts and methods of DSP including machine learning for audio acoustics and engineering. Content highlights include but are not limited to room acoustic parameter measurements, filter design, codecs, machine learning for audio pattern recognition and machine audition, spatial audio, array technologies and hearing aids. Some research outcomes are fed into book as worked examples. As a research informed text, the book attempts to present DSP and machine learning from a new and more relevant angle to acousticians and audio engineers. Some MATLAB® codes or frameworks of algorithms are given as downloads available on the CRC Press website. Suggested exploration and mini project ideas are given for "proof of concept" type of exercises and directions for further study and investigation. The book is intended for researchers, professionals, and senior year students in the field of audio acoustics.

Digital Hearing Aids

Digital Hearing Aids
Author: Arthur Schaub
Publsiher: Thieme
Total Pages: 188
Release: 2011-01-01
ISBN 10: 1604060077
ISBN 13: 9781604060072
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Digital Hearing Aids Book Review:

Digital Hearing Aids is an essential reference for information about the latest innovations in digital hearing aid technology. Concise descriptions and easy-to-reference tables and diagrams enable the reader to rapidly gain a solid understanding of digital signal processing, including such important topics as adaptive acoustic directionality, adaptive noise reduction, adaptive feedback cancellation, and sound classification. The book is divided into three main sections, with the first section providing an overview of foundational concepts, the second section presenting detailed analysis of state-of-the-art processing techniques, and the third section describing specific technical aspects of digital processing. Highlights: Each chapter opens with a brief overview of topics and questions, rapidly orienting the reader with the scope of the material presented Mathematical examples in the third section of the book allow the reader to work through practical calculations, comprehend the nuts and bolts of the processing schemes, and understand the benefits and limitations of each More than 170 illustrations and diagrams aid the comprehension of key concepts This handbook is ideal for audiologists, otolaryngologists, speech-language pathologists, and for other professionals involved in the applications of digital signal processing.

Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics

Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics
Author: Keith Johnson
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2011-07-15
ISBN 10: 1444343084
ISBN 13: 9781444343083
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics Book Review:

Fully revised and expanded, the third edition of Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics maintains a balance of accessibility and scholarly rigor to provide students with a complete introduction to the physics of speech. Newly updated to reflect the latest advances in the field Features a balanced and student-friendly approach to speech, with engaging side-bars on related topics Includes suggested readings and exercises designed to review and expand upon the material in each chapter, complete with selected answers Presents a new chapter on speech perception that addresses theoretical issues as well as practical concerns

Auditory Neuroscience

Auditory Neuroscience
Author: Jan Schnupp,Israel Nelken,Andrew J. King
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 366
Release: 2012-08-17
ISBN 10: 0262518023
ISBN 13: 9780262518024
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Auditory Neuroscience Book Review:

An integrated overview of hearing and the interplay of physical, biological, and psychological processes underlying it. Every time we listen—to speech, to music, to footsteps approaching or retreating—our auditory perception is the result of a long chain of diverse and intricate processes that unfold within the source of the sound itself, in the air, in our ears, and, most of all, in our brains. Hearing is an "everyday miracle" that, despite its staggering complexity, seems effortless. This book offers an integrated account of hearing in terms of the neural processes that take place in different parts of the auditory system. Because hearing results from the interplay of so many physical, biological, and psychological processes, the book pulls together the different aspects of hearing—including acoustics, the mathematics of signal processing, the physiology of the ear and central auditory pathways, psychoacoustics, speech, and music—into a coherent whole.