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Re: Perception and empirical data

> Dear Lists,
> What is the current psychoacoustic belief on relationship between musical
> perception and empilical data?
> Can anyone suggest a recent paper on the topic or give their opinion,
> please?
> Ju-Lee Hong
> Birmingham onservatoire, UK

See Tuomas Eerola et.al. : Statistical Features and Perceived Similarity of Folk Melodies.

They suggest that weighted events explain more than mere frequency of events:
"...incorporating a simple coding for the saliency of events in music increases the fit between the perceptual judgments and the theoretical similarity between the melodies."

Odd Torleiv Furnes
University of Oslo, Norway