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Getting Familiar with Audio Signals

Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to provide basic knowledge and techniques related to the creation, representation, playback, recording and storing of audio signals using MATLAB. In addition, short-term audio analysis is introduced here.

Keywords

MATLAB

Playback

Recording

Audio signals

Short-term

WAVE files

MP3

Nyquist

Sample rate

Short-term processing

The goal of this chapter is to provide the basic knowledge and techniques that are essential to create, playback, load, and store the audio signals that will be analyzed. Therefore, we focus on certain practical skills that you will need to develop in order to prepare the audio signals on which the audio analysis methods of later chapters will be ...

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