Advertisement

The Phonochrome — A Coherent Spectro-Temporal Representation of Sound

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

Abstract

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

Keywords

Wigner Distribution Optimal Visual Image Time Frequency Signal Perceptual Element Original Sound 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Aertsen AMHJ, Johannesma PIM, Bruijns J, Koopman PWM (1983) Second order representation of signals. In: Varjú D (ed) Orientation and localization in engineering and biology. Proc 8th Cybernetics Congress, Tübingen, B.R.D.Google Scholar
  2. Altes RA (1980) Models for echolocation. In: Busnel RG, Fish JF (eds) Animal sonar systems. Plenum Publ Corp, New York, pp 625–671.Google Scholar
  3. Bastiaans MJ (1979) Wigner distribution and its application to first order optics. J Opt Soc 69: 1710–1716.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Claasen TACM, Mecklenbräuker WFG (1980) The Wigner distribution — A tool for time frequency signal analysis. I. Continuous time signals. II. Discrete time signals. III. Relations with other time-frequency signal transformations. Philips J Res 35:217–250; 276-300; 372-389.Google Scholar
  5. Flandrin P, Escudie B (1980) Time and frequency representation of finite energy signals: a physical property as a result of an Hilbertian condition. Signal Processing 2:93–100.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Hermes DJ, Aertsen AMHJ, Johannesma PIM, Eggermont JJ (1981) Spectrotemporal characteristics of single units in the auditory midbrain of the lightly anaesthetised grassfrog (Rana temporaria L.) investigated with noise stimuli. Hear Res 5:145–179.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Johannesma PIM, Aertsen AMHJ, Cranen B, Erning L v (1981) The phonochrome: a coherent spectro-temporal representation of sound. Hear Res 5:123–145.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Rihaczek AW (1968) Signal energy distribution in time and frequency. IEEE Tr on Information Theory IT-14:369–374.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Wigner E (1932) On the quantum correction for thermodynamic equilibrium. Phys Rev 40: 749–759.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Wolf E (1982) New theory of partial coherence in the space-frequency domain I. JOSA 72-73: 343–351.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

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

Personalised recommendations