An-Chieh Chang3
Robert Lutfi2
Robert A Lutfi2
3An-Chieh Chang
2Robert Lutfi
2Robert A Lutfi
1Jacob Stamas
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In recent years there has been growing interest in masking that cannot be attributed to interactions in the cochlea-so--called informational masking (IM). Similarity in the acoustic properties of target and masker and uncertainty regarding the masker are the two major factors identified with IM. These factors involve quite different manipulations of signals(More)
How much information is contained in the rhythm of speech? Is it possible to tell, just from the rhythm of the speech, whether the speaker is male or female? Is it possible to tell if they are a native or nonnative speaker? This paper provides a new way to address such questions. Traditional investigations into speech rhythm approach the problem by manually(More)
Research on hearing has long been challenged with understanding our exceptional ability to hear out individual sounds in a mixture (the so-called cocktail party problem). Two general approaches to the problem have been taken using sequences of tones as stimuli. The first has focused on our tendency to hear sequences, sufficiently separated in frequency,(More)
An unexpected finding of previous psychophysical studies is that listeners show highly replicable, individualistic patterns of decision weights on frequencies affecting their performance in spectral discrimination tasks--what has been referred to as individual listening styles. We, like many other researchers, have attributed these listening styles to(More)
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