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This page lists remastered versions of reports and conference papers that are otherwise difficult to obtain.

Early Auditory Filterbank reports:

Patterson, R.D., Nimmo-Smith, I., Holdsworth, J. and Rice, P. (1988). "SVOS final report (Part A): The auditory filterbank," APU report 2341. pdf [dated August 1988]

Patterson, R.D. and Rice, P. (1987). "Annex A of the SVOS final report: A preliminary study of the feasibility of a hardware version of the auditory filterbank,"Annex A of APU report 2341. pdf [dated January 1987]

Patterson, R.D., Nimmo-Smith, I., Holdsworth, J. and Rice, P. (1987). "Annex B of the SVOS final report: An efficient auditory filterbank based on the gammatone function," Annex B of APU report 2341. pdf [dated December 1987]
Holdsworth, J., Nimmo-Smith, I., Patterson, R.D. and Rice, P. (1987). "Annex C of the SVOS final report: Implementing a gammatone filter bank," Annex C of APU report 2341. pdf [dated February 1988]

Auditory Warning reports:

Patterson, R.D. (1990). Auditory warning sounds in the work environment. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 327, 485-492. pdf 

Patterson, R. D., Edworthy, J., Shailer, M.J., Lower, M.C., and Wheeler, P.D. (1986). Alarm sounds for medical equipment in intensive care areas and operating theatres. (Report No. AC598). London: Department of Trade and Industry. pdf

Patterson, R.D. (1982). Guidelines for auditory warning systems on Civil Aircraft, Civil Aviation Authority, Paper 82017, London. pdf

ISH papers and conference papers:

Turner, R. E. and Patterson, R.D. (2003). "An analysis of the size information in classical formant data: Peterson and Barney (1952) revisited". The Acoustical Society of Japan,Vol 33, No. 9, 585-589. pdf
Pressnitzer and Patterson, R.D. (2001). "Distortion products and the pitch of harmonic complex tones," In: Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Hearing, Physiological and psychophysical bases of auditory function, D. Breebaart, A. Houtsma, A. Kohlrausch, V. Prijs and R. Schoonhoven (Eds), Shaker BV, Maastrict, 97-104.pdf
Patterson, R.D. and Irino, T. (1998). "Auditory Temporal Asymmetry and Autocorrelation," Psychophysical and physiological advances in hearing: Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Hearing, Eds. A. Palmer, A. Rees, Q. Summerfield and R. Meddis. Whurr, London, 554-562. pdf
Patterson, R.D. and J. Holdsworth (1996). "A functional model of neural activity patterns and auditory images," Advances in Speech, Hearing and Language Processing , (W. A. Ainsworth, ed.), Vol 3. Part B. JAI Press, London, 547-563. (in press from 1991- 1996). pdf
Robinson, K. and Patterson, R.D. (1995) "The Duration required To Identify the Instrument, the Octave, or the Pitch Chroma of a Musical Note," Music Perception Vol. 13, No. 1, 1-15. pdf
Patterson, R.D., Milroy, R. and Allerhand, M. (1993). "What is the octave of a harmonically rich note?" Contemporary Music Review Vol. 9, Harwood, Switzerland, 69-81. pdf
Patterson, R.D., Robinson, K., Holdsworth, J., McKeown, D., Zhang, C. and Allerhand M. (1992) "Complex sounds and auditory images," Auditory physiology and perception, Proceedings of the 9h International Symposium on Hearing, Y Cazals, L. Demany, K. Horner (eds), Pergamon, Oxford, 429-446. pdf
Patterson, R.D. (1990) "The tone height of multi-harmonic sounds," Music Perception 8,203-214. pdf
Patterson, R.D. (1989). "The tone height of multi-harmonic tones," Proc. First Int. Conf. on Music Perception and Cognition. Kyoto, Japan, 119-124. pdf
Patterson, R.D. (1988). "Timbre cues in monaural phase perception: Distinguishing within-channel cues and between-channel cues," In H. Duifhuis, J.W. Horst and H.P. (Eds.), Basic Issues in Hearing. Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Hearing. London: Academic Press Ltd., 351-358. pdf
Patterson, R.D., Peters, R.W. and Milroy, R. (1983). "Threshold duration for melodic pitch," In R. Klinke and R. Hartmann (Eds.), Hearing - Physiological Bases and Psychophysics, Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Hearing. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 321-326. pdf