Masking

  • Eberhard Zwicker
  • Hugo Fastl
Part of the Springer Series in Information Sciences book series (SSINF, volume 22)

Abstract

The masking of a pure tone by noise or by other tones is described in this chapter. Both psychoacoustical tuning curves and temporal effects in masking are addressed, effects related to the pulsation threshold are described, and finally, models of masking are developed.

Keywords

Attenuation Bark Dition Tral Tempo 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eberhard Zwicker
    • 1
  • Hugo Fastl
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für ElektroakustikTechnische Universität MünchenGermany
  2. 2.Lehrstuhl für Mensch-Maschine-KommunikationTechnische Universität MünchenMünchenGermany

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