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Critical Bands and Excitation

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The concept of critical bands is introduced in this chapter, methods for determining their characteristics are explained, and the scale of critical-band rate is developed. The definitions of critical-band level and excitation level are given and the three-dimensional excitation level versus critical-band rate versus time pattern is illustrated.

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Zwicker, E., Fastl, H. (1999). Critical Bands and Excitation. In: Psychoacoustics. Springer Series in Information Sciences, vol 22. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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