DOI: 10.1121/1.1907229 ISSN:

Some Experiments on the Recognition of Speech, with One and with Two Ears

E. Colin Cherry
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)

This paper describes a number of objective experiments on recognition, concerning particularly the relation between the messages received by the two ears. Rather than use steady tones or clicks (frequency or time-point signals) continuous speech is used, and the results interpreted in the main statistically.

Two types of test are reported: (a) the behavior of a listener when presented with two speech signals simultaneously (statistical filtering problem) and (b) behavior when different speech signals are presented to his two ears.