Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, Second International Conference on Higher Education Advances

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Audiovisual Tool for understanding Audio concepts for being used in bachelor’s degree programmes
Christian Antoñanzas, Pablo Gutierrez-Parera, Mª Angeles Simarro, Jose A. Belloch

Last modified: 07-06-2016


In the Audio Signal Processing field, there exists difficulties in order to explain different concepts such as, compression, masking, quantization, sampling, among others. Further, most of these concepts require the use of audio laboratories and multiple practical session that must carry out students. Another issue is that there are students that are not able to internalize these concepts straightforwardly and require more practical sessions. In order to address these problems, we have developed an audiovisual tool, designed with Matlab, that can be used for professors and students. This tool allows to analyze, test and apply the audio concepts to real audio signals. The developed tool has been successfully experienced by professors of the audio signal processing field that recommend its use in upcoming academic courses.

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