The Phonochrome — A Coherent Spectro-Temporal Representation of Sound

  • P. I. M. Johannesma
  • A. M. H. J. Aertsen
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Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)


In order to find an optimal visual image of sound three general desiderata for an isomorphic representation are formulated.


Wigner Distribution Optimal Visual Image Time Frequency Signal Perceptual Element Original Sound 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. I. M. Johannesma
  • A. M. H. J. Aertsen
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für biologische KybernetikTübingenGermany

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