Re: speech/music - thanks (Al Bregman )

Subject: Re: speech/music - thanks
From:    Al Bregman  <bregman(at)HEBB.PSYCH.MCGILL.CA>
Date:    Sun, 29 Mar 1998 19:41:38 -0500

On Sun, 29 Mar 1998, Sue Johnson wrote: > Has anyone any ideas on how you might be able to recognise the presence of > speech when music is also present. Does it have any special > pyscho-acoustic properties, or does the music drown them out? > > Sue Johnson ---------------------------------------------- Hi Sue, Have you spoken to either Martin Cooke or Guy Brown at the Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, or Dan Ellis at Berkeley? Martin Cooke <m.cooke(at)> Guy Brown <guy(at)> Dan Ellis <dpwe(at)ICSI.Berkeley.EDU> They have been experimenting on the use of general-purpose methods of auditory scene analysis to segregate sounds (including voices) from other sounds. Guy is now involved in some work on music as well. You might also want to look at these web pages: Al Bregman ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Albert S. Bregman, Professor, Dept of Psychology, McGill University 1205 Docteur Penfield Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1B1. Phone: +1 514-398-6103 Fax: -4896 Email: bregman(at) Lab Web Page: ----------------------------------------------------------------------

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