Subject: salience of pitch-time patterns From: Richard Parncutt <richard.parncutt(at)KFUNIGRAZ.AC.AT> Date: Mon, 25 Jan 1999 09:31:57 +0100
For your interest here are the two main replies I got to my recent enquiry to the list. I asked if anyone is estimating the SALIENCE of perceptual groupings within the auditory scene, on the basis either of experimental data or of model outputs. No-one is doing exactly what I had in mind, but there is a lot of closely related work. Richard Parncutt Dept. of Musicology, Univ. of Graz, Mozartgasse 3, 8010 Graz, Austria Tel+43-316 380-2409/-2405 Fax-9755 richard.parncutt(at)kfunigraz.ac.at **** Chris Darwin recommended the following: Darwin, C. J., Hukin, R. W. and Al-Khatib, B. Y. (1995). "Grouping in pitch perception: evidence for sequential constraints," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 98, 880-885. Darwin, C. J. and Ciocca, V. (1992). "Grouping in pitch perception: Effects of onset asynchrony and ear of presentation of a mistuned component," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 91, 3381-3390. Ciocca, V. and Darwin, C. J. (1993). "Effects of onset asynchrony on pitch perception: adaptation or grouping?," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 93, 2870-2878. Darwin, C. J., Buffa, A., Williams, D. and Ciocca, V. (1992). "Pitch of dichotic complex tones with a mistuned frequency component.," in Auditory physiology and perception edited by Y. Cazals, K. Horner and L. Demany (Pergamon, Oxford), pp. 223-229. **** ...and Chuck Watson directed me to: Watson, C.S., Wroton, H.W., Kelly, W.J. and Benbassat, C.A. (1975). Factors in the discrimination of tonal patterns. I. Component frequency, temporal position and silent intervals. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 57, 1175-1185. Watson, C.S., Kelly, W.J. and Wroton, H.W. (1976). Factors in the discrimination of tonal patterns. II. Selective attention and learning under various levels of stimulus uncertainty. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 60, 1176-1186. Watson, C.S. (1980). Time course of auditory perceptual learning. Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol., Suppl. 74, 89, 96-102. Spiegel, M.F. and Watson, C.S. (1981). Factors in the discrimination of tonal patterns. III. Selective attention and the level of target tones. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 69, 223-230. Foyle, D.C., and Watson, C.S. (1984). Stimulus-based versus performance-based measurement of auditory backward recognition masking. Perception & Psychophysics, 36, 515-522. Leek, M.R., and Watson, C.S. (1984). Learning to detect auditory pattern components. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 76, 1037-1044. Spiegel, M.F., and Watson, C.S. (1984). Performance on frequency-discrimination tasks by musicians and nonmusicians. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 76, 1690-1695. Watson, C.S., and Foyle, D.C. (1985). Central factors in the discrimination and identification of complex sounds. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 78, 375-380. Espinoza-Varas, B. and Watson, C.S. (1986). Temporal discrimination for single components of nonspeech patterns. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 80, 1685-1694. Kelly, W. J. and Watson, C. S. (1986). Stimulus-based limitations on the discrimination between different temporal orders of tones. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 79, 1934-1938. Johnson, D. M., Watson, C. S. and Jensen, J. K. (1987) Individual differences in auditory capabilities. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 81, 427-438. Leek, M.R. and Watson, C.S. (1988). Auditory perceptual learning of tonal patterns. Perception & Psychophysics, 43 (4), 389-394. Kewley-Port, D., Watson, C.S., and Foyle, D.C. (1988). Auditory temporal acuity in relation to category boundaries; speech and nonspeech stimuli. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 83 (3), 1133-1145. Watson, C.S. and Kewley-Port, D. (1988). Some remarks on Pastore (1988) (Letter to the Editor), J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 84, 2266-2270. Watson, C.S., Foyle, D.C. and Kidd, G.R. (1990). Limits of auditory pattern discrimination for patterns with various durations and numbers of components. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 88, 2631-2638. Watson, C.S. (1991). Auditory perceptual learning and the cochlear implant. Am. J. Otol., 12 (suppl.), 73-79. Kidd, Gary R. and Watson, C. S. (1992) The "proportion-of-the-total-duration rule for the discrimination of auditory patterns. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 92, 3109-3118. Kidd, G. R. and Watson, C. S. (1996) Detection of frequency changes in transposed sequences of tones. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 99, 553-566. Hirsh, I. J. And Watson, C. S. (1996) Auditory psychophysics and perception,(at) Annual Review of Psychology, Annual Reviews, Inc., Palo Alto, California, pp.461-484. Watson, C.S. (1976). Factors in the discrimination of word-length auditory patterns. In A.K. Hirsh, D.H. Eldredge, I.U. Hirsh and S.R. Silverman (Eds.), Hearing and Davis: Essays Honoring Hallowell Davis. St. Louis, MO: Washington University Press. Watson, C.S. and Kelly, W.J. (1981). The role of stimulus uncertainty in the discrimination of auditory patterns. In D.J. Getty and J.H. Howard (Eds.), Auditory and Visual Pattern Recognition. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Watson, C.S. (1987). Uncertainty, informational masking and the capacity of immediate auditory memory. In W.A. Yost and C.S. Watson (Eds.) Auditory Processing of Complex Sounds, Erlbaum Associates, Hillsdale, NJ. Espinoza-Varas, B. and Watson, C.S. (1989). Perception of complex auditory patterns by humans. In R.J. Dooling and S.H. Hulse (Eds.) The Comparative Psychology of Audition: Perceiving Complex Sounds, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Hillsdale, NJ. Watson, C.S. and Kidd, G.R. (1991). Human engineering uses of acoustic signals, in J.L. Risset and G. Canevet (Eds.), Recontres Scientifiques Du Cinquantenaire: Genese et Perception Des Sons. Published by Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Marseilles, pp. 189-204. Watson, C. S. and Kidd, G. R. (1997) Perception of complex waveforms. in M.J. Crocker (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Acoustics, New York , Wiley, 1521-1534.