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Re: Roughness in audio and vision

Hello Brian,

you should definitely read this:

  author = {S. J. Lederman and R. L. Klatzky},
  title = {Multisensory texture perception},
  booktitle = {Handbook of multisensory processes},
  publisher = {MIT Press},
  year = {2004},
  editor = {G. Calvert and C. Spence and B. Stein},
  pages = {107--122},
  address = {Cambridge}

which is just about multisensory perception of the properties of surfaces.

Good luck,


Bryan Pardo wrote:
*From:* Bryan Pardo [mailto:pardo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
*Sent:* Sunday, February 15, 2009 11:21 PM
*To:* 'AUDITORY@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx'
*Subject:* Roughness in audio and vision

Hi everyone,

Some colleagues of mine are interested in the relationship between roughness in visual images and audio images. They sent me the following questions they were thinking about in hopes that I might be able to provide some references to get them started. I figured this is just the mailing list to get some pointers to papers. If any of these questions make you think of a paper or two, I’d appreciate your emailing the reference.

1) Do we have a reliable method to measure the roughness of a given a natural sound or image?

2) How could one synthesis sound clips (and images) with ascending or descending order of roughness?

3) How can acoustic roughness influence the perceived roughness of the vision?

Thanks all!

-          Bryan Pardo

*From:* AUDITORY - Research in Auditory Perception [mailto:AUDITORY@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *Tony Miller
*Sent:* Thursday, January 15, 2009 1:32 PM
*To:* AUDITORY@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
*Subject:* Re: [AUDITORY] Music cognition meeting, handbook

While we are on the topic, I'd like to point list members to a really fine talk by Ani Patel on Music and the Mind for the UCSD show "Grey Matters".


Absolutely worth 51 minutes and 47 seconds of your time.


On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 2:15 PM, Aniruddh Patel <apatel@xxxxxxx <mailto:apatel@xxxxxxx>> wrote:

Dear List,

Last week I posted to the list about the upcoming music cognition
meeting in August (abstract deadline Feb 1):


I forgot to mention that some of you may be interested in the newly
published Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology (edited by Hallam, Cross, and Thaut):

http://www.us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Psychology/CognitivePsychology/?view=usa&view=usa&ci=9780199298457 <http://www.us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Psychology/CognitivePsychology/?view=usa&view=usa&ci=9780199298457>

This book has a remarkable range, with 52 chapters divided into 11 sections:

- the origins and functions of music
- music perception
- responses to music
- music and the brain
- musical development
- learning musical skills
- musical performance
- composition and improvisation
- the role of music in our everyday lives
- music therapy
- conceptual frameworks, research methods, and future directions

Note that a 20% discount is available at this website: http://www.oup.co.uk/sale/amohmp09/

This book, plus Bill Thompson's recent textbook on music cognition
("Music, Thought, and Feeling"),  provide wonderful new resources
for teaching and research in music cognition.


Ani Patel

President, SMPC

Aniruddh D. Patel, Ph.D.
Esther J. Burnham Senior Fellow
The Neurosciences Institute
10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive
San Diego, CA 92121

858-626-2085 tel
858-626-2099 fax
apatel@xxxxxxx <mailto:apatel@xxxxxxx>

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