Psychoacoustics: Facts And Models by Hugo FastlPsychoacoustics: Facts And Models by Hugo Fastl

Psychoacoustics: Facts And Models

byHugo Fastl, Eberhard Zwicker

Hardcover | December 14, 2006

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Psychoacoustics - Facts and Models offers a unique, comprehensive summary of information describing the processing of sound by the human hearing system. It includes quantitative relations between sound stimuli and auditory perception in terms of hearing sensations, for which quantitative models are given, as well as an unequalled collection of data on the human hearing system as a receiver of acoustic information. In addition, many examples of the practical application of the results of basic research in fields such as noise control, audiology, or sound quality engineering are detailed. The third edition includes an additional chapter on audio-visual interactions and applications, plus more on applications throughout. Reviews of previous editions have characterized it as "an essential source of psychoacoustic knowledge," "a major landmark ," and a book that "without doubt will have a long-lasting effect on the standing and future evolution of this scientific domain."

Hugo Fastl is Professor of Technical Acoustics in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at the Technical University München, Germany. He graduated 1969 in Music from the Academy of Music München, and 1970, 1974, and 1981 he earned at the Technical University München the degrees of Dipl.-Ing., Dr.-Ing., and Dr...
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Title:Psychoacoustics: Facts And ModelsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:462 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.07 inPublished:December 14, 2006Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540231595

ISBN - 13:9783540231592

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Table of Contents

Stimuli and Procedures.- Hearing Area.- Information Processing in the Auditory System.- Masking.- Pitch and Pitch Strength.- Critical Bands and Excitation.- Just-Noticeable Sound Changes.- Loudness.- Sharpness and Sensory Pleasantness.- Fluctuation Strength.- Roughness.- Subjective Duration.- Rhythm.- The Ear's Own Nonlinear Distortion.- Binaural Hearing.- Examples of Application.