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baumgartner2016_comparisonprocess - - Comparison with direction-specific templates


sigma = baumgartner2016_comparisonprocess(tar,tem)

Input parameters

tar discharge rate profiles of target sounds (fields: tar.m for magnitude and for standard deviation)
tem discharge rate profiles of templates (fields as for tar)

Output parameters

sigma internal distance metric

baumgartner2016_comparisonprocess(...) compares discharge rate profiles on the basis of the quotient between rate difference and auditory nerve variance (May and Huang, 1997; Reiss et al., 2011)


B. J. May and A. Y. Huang. Spectral cues for sound localization in cats: A model for discharge rate representation in the auditory nerve. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 101:2705-2719, 1997.

L. A. J. Reiss, R. Ramachandran, and B. J. May. Effects of signal level and background noise on spectral representations in the auditory nerve of the domestic cat. Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 12(1):71-88, 2011. [ DOI | http ]