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Design and analysis of subjective acoustical experiments which involve a quantal response

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Subjective acoustical measurements involve quantities which do not possess an intrinsic scale of magnitude and so the only observations possible are in the form of very simple classification judgments or quantal responses. These measurements are usually also concerned with relating the subjective response to some objective, physically measurable stimulus. Much of the methodology developed in the broader field of biological experimentation is surprisingly appropriate to these problems. Some examples are given of the application of “probit analysis” and “analysis of variance” to the measurement of telephone circuits. These statistical methods used with appropriate designs of experiments not only yield valid confidence intervals but also point to the most efficient method of conducting the measurements through separation of the several sources of variation.
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: January 1, 1952

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  • Acta Acustica united with Acustica, published together with the European Acoustics Association (EAA), is an international, peer-reviewed journal on acoustics. It publishes original articles on all subjects in the field of acoustics, such as general linear acoustics, nonlinear acoustics, macrosonics, flow acoustics, atmospheric sound, underwater sound, ultrasonics, physical acoustics, structural acoustics, noise control, active control, environmental noise, building acoustics, room acoustics, acoustic materials, acoustic signal processing, computational and numerical acoustics, hearing, audiology and psychoacoustics, speech, musical acoustics, electroacoustics, auditory quality of systems. It reports on original scientific research in acoustics and on engineering applications. The journal considers scientific papers, technical and applied papers, book reviews, short communications, doctoral thesis abstracts, etc. In irregular intervals also special issues and review articles are published.
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