A computer model of auditory stream segregation.

  title={A computer model of auditory stream segregation.},
  author={Michael W Beauvois and Ray Meddis},
  journal={The Quarterly journal of experimental psychology. A, Human experimental psychology},
  volume={43 3},
A computer model is described which simulates some aspects of auditory stream segregation. The model emphasizes the explanatory power of simple physiological principles operating at a peripheral rather than a central level. The model consists of a multi-channel bandpass-filter bank with a "noisy" output and an attentional mechanism that responds selectively to the channel with the greatest activity. A "leaky integration" principle allows channel excitation to accumulate and dissipate over time… CONTINUE READING