On Tue, 28 Sep 2004 20:53, J. 'Mach' Wust wrote: > On Tue, 28 Sep 2004 12:07:19 +0200, Andreas Johansson <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > >This of perceived similarity. Certainly the _acoustic_ > > similarity of two sounds, vocal or otherwise, can be > > objectively measured. > > I understand that the question is about perception. Of course > you can measure something, but if you want to figure out the > most dissimilar sounds, there's a need for much > interpretation. If perception is based on what one is used to, then I am more interested in the measurable distinctions, after that I can worry about getting used to it ;-) Is there any data about this sort of thing. As an absolute noob, I don't even know what keywords to run a search on here. Glenn.