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Re: human versus spectral resolution
Here is an excellent and much-overlooked paper on the dfdt uncertainty
(more Gabor than Heisenberg):
Ronken, D. A. (1971). Some effects of bandwidth-duration constraints on
frequency discrimination. Journal of the Acoustical Society of
America, 49, 1232-1242.
At 03:03 PM 4/2/2008, you wrote:
Could anyone please direct me to
any literature on what are the comparative limits of :
1) Time/frequency resolution for digital signal spectral analysis , as
(sort of) governed by Heisenberg's uncertainty principle with relation to
the duration, sampling rate, frequency content and bandwidth of the
2) The limits of the ability of the human ear to distinquish between
frequency/pitch and the exact time location of sounds, more or less the
same task as above.