Re: streams and groups (Jont Allen )

Subject: Re: streams and groups
From:    Jont Allen  <jba(at)RESEARCH.ATT.COM>
Date:    Wed, 16 May 2001 19:12:18 -0400

Alexandra Hettergott wrote: > lonce wyse asked : > >How many different single-clap sounds does one need to > >create applause? > Well, Imho (and as has been mentioned) this might depend also on > acoustic circumstances (e.g., room size / scattering), yet supposing > Israel's number of >50, one might (too) assume different 'applause > densities' yielding a different (impression of) sound 'quality' each > (colored -- white noise) while all being likewise hard to segregate ... > :ah Here is a related question, and I know the answer: How many independent talks do you need to add together before you get speech weighted noise, that no longer sounds like speech added together? Give the answer as a power of 2 (to limit the choices). Scroll to the bottom to see the answer. I which I could type the number upside down. N=1024 -- Jont B. Allen AT&T Labs-Research, Shannon Laboratory, E161 180 Park Ave., Florham Park NJ, 07932-0971 973/360-8545voice, x7111fax,

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