Functional Phonology: chapter 4

Chapter 4: Perception models

This chapter describes some modest models of auditory perception, including possible ways to determine the perceptual confusion between sounds that differ along more than one dimension.


4.1   Pitch
4.2   Perceptual spectrum
   Figure 4.1 (a-i-u excitation patterns) needs binary data file aiu.Excitation
4.3   Intensity
4.4   Contrast and confusion
   4.4.1   Discrete measures
   4.4.2   Combining various perceptual dimensions to a global contrast measure
   4.4.3   Perceptual salience versus dissimilarity
4.5   Conclusion
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