Wavelet discussion ("Linda A. Seltzer" )

Subject: Wavelet discussion
From:    "Linda A. Seltzer"  <lseltzer(at)PHOENIX.PRINCETON.EDU>
Date:    Fri, 21 Mar 1997 12:43:39 -0500

> > Another advantage > > of wavelet filtering is its property of separating bands with quality > > factor (Q) constant over the frequency axis, in a way the basilar membrane > > in > > the inner ear also resolves frequency bands. This property makes wavelets > > closer to ear's acoustic pre-processing, on stages before neural > > processing. > > Is the nature of the advantage that (1) a person examining wavelet > analysis output is observing "how the ear experiences the sound", or (2) > the method is more economical by ignoring detail that goes beyond > the resolving properties of the ear, or (3) both? I'd be interested in any pointers to journal articles or web site research presentations or books on this topic. Linda Seltzer lseltzer(at)phoenix.princeton.edu

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