Adelson, Ronald and Turner, A. C. (1996) Spectrum analysis, aliasing and the perception of musical tones. Perception, 25 (5). pp. 609-617. ISSN 1468-4233Full text not available from this repository.
A signal-processing model is proposed in which the phenomenon of 'aliasing' is invoked to explain certain phenomena in the perception of musical tones, for which a really satisfactory explanation has not hitherto been available. It is shown that this model offers a reason why the harmonic series appears to play such a central role in tone and pitch perception, and can throw light on 'virtual pitch', 'harmonic beats', etc. Some preliminary results from a computer simulation of the model are described which are consistent with empirical data on tone perception.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Perception|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering|
|Deposited On:||12 Dec 2008 13:00|
|Last Modified:||20 Oct 2016 01:21|
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