Blast noise classification with common sound level meter metrics.

  title={Blast noise classification with common sound level meter metrics.},
  author={Robert M. Cvengros and Dan Valente and Edward T. Nykaza and Jeffrey S. Vipperman},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  volume={132 2},
A common set of signal features measurable by a basic sound level meter are analyzed, and the quality of information carried in subsets of these features are examined for their ability to discriminate military blast and non-blast sounds. The analysis is based on over 120 000 human classified signals compiled from seven different datasets. The study implements linear and Gaussian radial basis function (RBF) support vector machines (SVM) to classify blast sounds. Using the orthogonal centroid… 

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