By George F. Kuhn (auth.), William A. Yost, George Gourevitch (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1461247381

ISBN-13: 9781461247388

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Some of the main artistic scientists investigating directional listening to have contributed to this quantity, delivering a present and complete evaluate in their paintings, their learn difficulties, and the suggestions they've got used to unravel them. They speak about many features of directional listening to from neuropsychological mechanisms underlying sound localization, during the number of methods animals find sound in house, to basic and pathological directional listening to in people. this can be a necessary resource e-book for listening to scientists and clinicians, in addition to for scientists with out really good heritage in spatial listening to, together with psychologists, engineers, and biologists.

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The speakers form three arcs around the listener on his right side. One loudspeaker is directly above the listener. The numerals enclosed by circles indicate the perceived positions of the sources as represented by the scaling solution obtained from paired-comparison data. Sources numbered from 1 to 9 are on the lowest arc, 10 to 16 are on the next arc, 17 to 21 are on the top arc, and 22 is directly above the listener. Note that the enclosed numerals are generally close to the appropriate source.

A subset of the outer-ear transfer functions obtained from three subjects is shown in Figure 2-9. 9 (pages 40-41). Samples of outer-ear transfer functions measured from three subjects (columns) and eight sound source locations (A-H). The solid curves give the response from the right ear (toward the loudspeakers), and the dashed curves give the response from the left ear. The source positions are noted in terms of azimuth (in degrees, with zero indicating straight ahead), elevation (in degrees, with zero indicating level with the ears), and distance (in meters from the center of the listener's head).

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