Re: AUDITORY Digest - 31 Aug 1999 to 1 Sep 1999 (#1999-121) (CRISTINA BUSK NIELSEN )

Subject: Re: AUDITORY Digest - 31 Aug 1999 to 1 Sep 1999 (#1999-121)
From:    CRISTINA BUSK NIELSEN  <cristina.busk(at)>
Date:    Thu, 2 Sep 1999 18:12:37 +0200

Please tell me how to unsuscribe from this list cristina busk(at) -----Original Message----- From: Automatic digest processor <LISTSERV(at)LISTS.MCGILL.CA> To: Recipients of AUDITORY digests <AUDITORY(at)LISTS.MCGILL.CA> Date: Thursday, September 02, 1999 6:31 AM Subject: AUDITORY Digest - 31 Aug 1999 to 1 Sep 1999 (#1999-121) >There are 4 messages totalling 208 lines in this issue. > >Topics of the day: > > 1. PhD on Binaural loudness summation > 2. <No subject given> > 3. Survey of Gestalt critiques > 4. auditory list replies > >---------------------------------------------------------------------- > >Date: Wed, 1 Sep 1999 11:35:49 +0200 >From: nicolas <nicolas(at)AKU.PHYSIK.UNI-OLDENBURG.DE> >Subject: PhD on Binaural loudness summation > >Dear List, >It is already two years ago that I hold my PhD about binaural loudness summation >and binaural unpleasantness in relation with automobile sounds ("Loudnes= s and >Unpleasantness Perception in Dichotic Conditions" / text in english). >Due to the usual microfiche french thesis publication procedure, I must admit >that this document was not easilly accessible for people outside France. >That's why I decided to put this document online, so that you can now fi= nd an >abstract as well as a PDF-version of the complete document under: > > >Moreover, as I provide on about 40 reprints of this thesis, I can mail i= t to >those of you who are interested with binaural loudness, and related them= es (see >the abstract). However, due to the quite sparse number of exemplars, I would >like to keep this "hardware version" option only to people involved in such >themes (others, please consider the "electronic" version): simply ask me for a >version (with your adress) by Email. > >Nicolas > >-- >********************************************************* > Nicolas CHOUARD > Psychoacoustics workgroup > Carl von Ossietzky University > D-26111 Oldenburg, Germany > Tel=3D+49 4417983565 > Fax=3D+49 4417983201 > Email=3D nicolas(at) > > Web=3D >********************************************************* >_________________________________________________________ >"La seule certitude que j'ai, c'est d'=EAtre dans le doute" > (Pierre Desproges, 1986) >_________________________________________________________ > >------------------------------ > >Date: Wed, 1 Sep 1999 18:52:59 +0300 >From: Warren Brodsky <wbrodsky(at)BGUMAIL.BGU.AC.IL> >Subject: <No subject given> > >Daer List, > >I am interested in organizing a Symposia on the role and contribution of >the Music Sciences to the study of human behavior. I would define the >Music Sciences as including any research endeavor involving music as a >stimuli or targeted at music-related behaviors. The Symposia is under t= he >auspices of the International Conference On Psychology - After the Year >2000. Below is a brief call for papers. If any of the members on this >list are interested in participating in such as Symposium, please contac= t >Dr. Warren Brodsky (wbrodsky(at) as soon as possible. > >------------------------------------------------------------------------= --- ------------- >------------------------------------------------------------------------= --- ------------- > >The Departments of Psychology in the Universities in Israel, in >conjunction with the Israeli Psychological Association, will be hosting = an >International Conference on Psychology at the University of Haifa, from >June 12-14, 2000. The Conference theme is "Psychology After The Year >2000." The Conference will be open to all interested scientists, >professionals, and students. > >The Conference will open with a major address examining the role of the >sciences of human behavior in the overall context of the human condition. >There will be a plenary address each day, three in all, followed by >parallel sessions. The topics for the three plenary addresses are: >(a) The changing concept of intelligence; (b) Brain and behavior as a >metaphor and a science; and (c) The person: Changing perspectives > >Submission of Abstracts is invited for several kinds of presentations: (= 1) >Brief communications (20 minutes), presenting findings of discrete >studies. (2) Extended presentations (50 minutes), summarizing research >(own and other) in a given area, and pointing to new directions. (3) >Symposia, featuring three or more participants in a given area of >research. (4) Poster sessions. > >While there are no pre-designed sessions, the Program Committee will >endeavor to group presentations into clusters to create de facto session= s. > >Language of the Conference: Hebrew and English. > >Deadline for submission of Abstracts: November 15, 1999. > >For more information: conferen(at) >( > > >------------------------------------------------------------- >Warren Brodsky, BMus, DipMusEd, MCAT, PhD, MT-BC >Schillinger Fellow for the Study of Music Sciences >Department of the Arts, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev >POBox 653, Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel >Fax: 972-2-6734054 Tel: 972-2-9994168, Cellphone: 054-701811 > E-mail: wbrodsky(at) > >**See our new home at > >------------------------------ > >Date: Wed, 1 Sep 1999 16:06:20 +0000 >From: Paul von Hippel -- Ohio State <pvh(at)CCRMA.STANFORD.EDU> >Subject: Survey of Gestalt critiques > >I'm seeking an article that surveys the various ways in >which Gestalt-style explanations have been criticized in >the psychological literature. I know there are several >classic criticisms, but I've been unable to find them >gathered in one place. > >Thanks for any references. >------------------ >Paul T. von Hippel >Post-Doctoral Fellow >School of Music >The Ohio State University >1866 College Road >Columbus, OH 43210 > >e-mail: von-hippel.1(at) >(You can also reach me by simply replying to this message. >All my mail is forwarded to the same final destination.) > >------------------------------ > >Date: Wed, 1 Sep 1999 09:29:06 -0700 >From: Nancy Vaughan <nvaughan(at)WSU.EDU> >Subject: Re: auditory list replies > >So far I've received four suggestions for noise files. Thanks to all who >responded. The references I received are listed below if anyone else is >interested. >*************************************************** >You can get Diagnositc Rhyme Test (DRT) intellgibility test tapes for >a wide variety of military noise environments through the DoD Digital >Voice Processing Consortium. They also have sentence lists recorded >in these noises that can be used for MOS testing. > > > >The DDVPC (actually NSA) also has sponsored an excellent noise prepocess= ing >algorithm (ATT) that is available for govt use. Contact John Collura >jscollu(at) >********************************************* >I'm sure someone will point you to various sources of sampled white, pin= k, >etc. noise. However, you can quickly and easily create your own type of >noise using any one of a number of different (free or almost free) >synthesis packages. I use CSound, for example, to make bands of noise wi= th >varying frequency ranges. I have much more control when I synthesize my >own sound, rather than using someone else's samples. >******************************************** >There used to be a bunch of great noise files (all kinds >of examples) at; >it's been a couple years since I visited this site -- >I think I still have all the files, somewhere. >***********************************************8 >NOISEX-92 > > * Description: Database of recording of various noises available o= n > 2 CDROMs. Some material from the same source is available by > anonymous ftp in the IEEE's Signal Processing Information Base. > The samples include > + Voice babble > + Factory noise > + HF radio channel noise, pink noise, white noise > + Various military noises; fighter jets (Buccaneer, F16), > destroyer noises (engine room, operations room), tank noise > (Leopard, M109), machine gun > + Volvo 340 > * Availability 1: The cost of this database is 135 Pounds Sterling > for the set of two CD-ROMs. Send payment with order to: > The Speech Research Unit, > Ex1, DRA Malvern, St.Andrew's Road, > Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 3PS, UK > Tel +44-684-894074 Fax +44-684-894384 > Note: The supply of CD-ROMs is limited so please check that they > are still available before placing an order. The only acceptable > methods of payment are cheques (from the UK only) or bank drafts > in Pounds Sterling drawn on a UK bank. They should be made payab= le > to:- > Public Sub Account HMG 4768. > * Availability 2: Information on how to obtain a copy of the NATO > RSG.10 NOISE-ROM-0 can be obtained from the DRA Speech Research > Unit (address above) or from: > Dr. Herman Steeneken, > TNO Institute for Perception, > P.O. Box 23, 3769 ZG Soesterberg, > The Netherlands. > * Availability 3 (WWW): Examples of the NOISEX database are > available on the Rice University Digital Signal Processing (DSP) > group home page. (Note the files are large (>20MB). > > >------------------------------ > >End of AUDITORY Digest - 31 Aug 1999 to 1 Sep 1999 (#1999-121) >************************************************************** >

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