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ListeningTest

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In this test, the goal is to evaluate the perceptual similarity between recordings of percussive musical instrument sounds and their reconstruction by two algorithms.

At first, you will play the original sound as many times as you want (labeled Original). Then, you will play the other two sounds (labeled Sound1 and Sound2) as many times as you want again, and select which one, Sound1 or Sound2, is closer to the original one. Please note that the order of appearance is random, that is, the sound labeled Sound1 does not necessarily correspond to a specific model.


Recommendations

  • If there is any technical problem with one sound, select Prob.
  • Absolutely use headphones. Do not use earphones or speakers.
  • Verify that the sound is loud enough to hear the details properly.
  • Do the test in a quiet place.
  • Take the time to listen !
  • Please, do not stop the sound before it finishes!
  • Please, do not play audio files simultaneously !
  • Before answering the test, do not hesitate to ask me any question.


The test

Please, select the sound that is closer to the Original.

Original 1 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 2 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 3 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 4 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 5 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 6 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 7 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 8 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 9 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 10 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 11 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 12 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 13 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 14 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 15 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 16 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 17 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 18 Sound1 Sound2 Prob

Original 19 Sound1 Sound2 Prob


Some information about you

Are youFemaleMale
Age
How did you listen to the sounds ?HeadphonesEarphonesLoudspeakers
Did you select the sound that was closest to the original one ?YesNo
Do you play any musical instrument (including singing) ?YesNo
Are you a professionnal involved in audio processing (e.g. sound engineer, researcher in audio processing) ?YesNo
Are you familiar with listening tests ?YesNo
Are you familiar with signal processing techniques ?YesNo
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Please, check that all pairs are evaluated, then

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