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What is Interaural level difference?

Last Updated: 26th June, 2020

The interaural level difference is the difference in loudness and frequency distribution between the two ears. We can define the acoustic shadow as the area on the side of the head opposite from the source of a sound in which the loudness of a sound is less because of blocked sound waves.

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Similarly one may ask, what is Interaural intensity difference?

Interaural intensity difference (IID) When the sound source is not centered, the listener's head partially ``shadows'' the ear opposite to the source, diminishing the intensity of the sound in that ear.

Beside above, how do we Localise sound? Sound localization is based on binaural cues (interaural differences), or differences in the sounds that arrive at the two ears (i.e., differences in either the time of arrival or the intensity of the sounds at the right and left ears), or on monaural spectral cues (e.g., the frequency-dependent pattern of sound

In this manner, what is ITD and ILD?

Interaural Time Difference (ITD) between left ear (top) and right ear (bottom). [sound source: 100 ms white noise from right] Interaural Level Difference (ILD) between left ear (left) and right ear (right).

What is a spectral cue?

Well, sounds are filtered by the external ear or the pinna, so everyone has little folds in their external ear and, those folds, alter the amount of energy at different frequencies. This frequency information about sound location is called a spectral cue.

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