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In one disclosed aspect, dynamic gain modifications are applied to an audio signal at least partly in response to auditory events and/or the degree of change in signal characteristics associated with said auditory event boundaries. In another aspect, an audio signal is divided into auditory events by comparing the difference in specific loudness between successive time blocks of the audio signal.

Title
Audio gain control using specific-loudness-based auditory event detection
Application Number
12/226698
Publication Number
8144881 (B2)
Application Date
March 30, 2007
Publication Date
March 27, 2012
Inventor
Alan Jeffrey Seefeldt
San Francisco
CA, US
Brett Graham Crockett
Brisbane
CA, US
Assignee
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
CA, US
IPC
H03G 5/00
H04R 29/00
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