Chapter 6. Exploring Sound

From Wikipedia: hearing, auditory perception, or audition is the ability to perceive sound by detecting vibrations, changes in the pressure of the surrounding medium through time, through an organ such as the ear. Like touch, audition requires sensitivity to the movement of molecules in the world outside the organism. Both hearing and touch are types of mechanosensation.


This chapter contains a lot of short examples and code snippets for doing various audio processing features, including installing audio programs, playing music files, recording and processing audio streams, performing speech recognition, and performing text-to-speech. A lot of these examples can be combined to build full end-to-end audio ...

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