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Publications


Lecluyse, W., Tan, C.M., MCFerran, D. And Meddis, R. (2012). Acquisition of auditory profiles for good and impaired hearing. International Journal of Audiology. link to paper


Tan, C.M., Lecluyse, W., MCFerran, D. And Meddis, R. (2012). ‘Tinnitus and Patterns of Hearing Loss’, Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, January. (download.pdf)


Brown, G.J., Juergens, T., Meddis, R., Robertson, M., Clark, N.R. (2011) “The representation of speech in a nonlinear auditory model: time-domain analysis of simulated auditory-nerve firing patterns”, Proceedings Interspeech, Florence, Italy, 28-31.(download.pdf)


Meddis, R. and Lecluyse, W. (2011). The psychophysics of absolute threshold and signal duration: A probabilistic approach. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 129, 3153-3165. (download.pdf)

Meddis, R, Lopez-Poveda E.A., Fay, R.R. and Popper, A.N. (eds, 2010). Computational Models of the Auditory System: 35 (Springer Handbook of Auditory Research), Springer-Verlag New York Inc.

Meddis, R, Lopez-Poveda E.A., (2010). Auditory Periphery: From Pinna to Auditory Nerve. in Computational Models of the Auditory System, eds: Meddis, R, Lopez-Poveda E.A., Fay, R.R. and Popper, A.N.,  Springer. (download pdf)

Brown, G. J., Ferry, R.T., and Meddis, R. (2010). A computer model of auditory efferent suppression: Implications for the recognition of speech in noise. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 127, 943-954.

Lopez-Poveda, E.A., Palmer, A.R., Meddis, R. (eds, 2009) The Neurophysiological Bases of Auditory Perception. Proc. of the International Symposium on Hearing. Salamanca, Spain. (1-5 June 2009), Springer-Verlag New York Inc..

Meddis, R., Lecluyse, W., Tan, C.W. and Panda, M.R. (2009). Beyond the audiogram: identifying and modelling patterns of hearing deficits, in The Neurophysiological Bases of Auditory Perception, Proc. of the International Symposium on Hearing. Salamanca, eds: Lopez-Poveda, E.A., Palmer, A.R., Meddis, R., Springer. download.pdf

Lecluyse, W., and Meddis, R. (2009). A simple single-interval adaptive procedure for estimating thresholds in normal and impaired listeners. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 126 (5) 2570-2579. download.pdf

Sumner, C. Meddis; R, and Winter, I.M. (2009). The role of auditory nerve innervation and dendritic filtering in shaping onset responses in the ventral cochlear nucleus. Brain Research, 1247,  221 - 234.

Balaguer-Ballestera, E. Denham, S.L. and Meddis, R. (2008). A cascade autocorrelation model of pitch perception.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 124, 2186-2195. .

Ferry, R.T., and Meddis, R. (2007). A computer model of medial efferent suppression in the mammalian auditory system. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 122, 3519-3526.

Lopez-Najera, A. Lopez-Poveda, E., and Meddis, R. (2007). Further studies on the dual-resonance nonlinear filter model of cochlear frequency selectivity: Responses to tones. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 122, 2124-2134. download.pdf

Meddis, R. and O'Mard, L.P. (2006) Virtual pitch in a computational physiological model. J. Acoust. Soc.Am., 120, 3861-3896. download.pdf

Meddis, (2006). Reply to comment on Auditory-nerve first-spike latency and auditory absolute threshold: A computer model. J. Acoust. Soc.Am., 120, 1192-1193. download.pdf

Meddis, R. (2006). Auditory-nerve first-spike latency and auditory absolute threshold: a computer model. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 119, 406-417. download.pdf

Meddis , R. and O'Mard, L. P. (2005). A computer model of the auditory nerve response to forward masking stimuli. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. download.pdf

Lopez-Poveda, E.A., Plack, C.J., Meddis, R. and Blanco, J.L. (2005) Cochlear compression between 500 and 8000 Hz in listeners with moderate sensorineural hearing loss. Hearing Research. download.pdf

Holmes, S., Sumner, C., O'Mard, L. P. and Meddis, R. (2004). The temporal representation of speech in a nonlinear model of the guinea pig cochlea. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 116, 3534-3545. download.pdf

Wiegrebe, L. and Meddis, R. (2004) The representation of periodic sounds in simulated sustained chopper units of the ventral cochlear nucleus. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 115, 1207-1218. download.pdf

Gockel,H., Moore,BCJ, Patterson, R.D. and Meddis, R. (2003). Louder sounds can produce less forward masking: Effects of component phase in complex tones. Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 114, 978-990. download.pdf


Sumner, C., O'Mard, L.P., Lopez-Poveda, E.A., and Meddis, R. (2003). A non-linear filter-bank model of the guinea-pig cochlea. Journal of Acoustical Society of America 113, 3264-3274. download.pdf

Lopez-Poveda, E.A., Plack, C.A., and Meddis, R. (2003). Cochlear nonlinearity between 500 and 8000 Hz in listeners with normal hearing. Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 113, 951-960. download.pdf

Sumner, C., Lopez-Poveda, E.A., O'Mard, L.P. and Meddis, R. (2003). Adaptation in a revised inner-hair cell model. Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 113, 893-901. download.pdf

Sumner, C.J., O'Mard, L.P., Lopez-Poveda, E.A., and Meddis, R. (2002). A revised model of the inner-hair cell and auditory nerve complex. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 111, 2178-2189.download.pdf

Meddis, R., Delahaye, R., O'Mard, L., Sumner, C., Fantini, D.A., Winter, I and Pressnitzer, D. (2002) A model of signal Processing in the Cochlear Nucleus: Comodulation masking Release. Acustica, 88, 387-398.

Lopez-Poveda, E. A. and Meddis, R. (2001). A human nonlinear cochlear filterbank. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 110 (6): 3107-3118.download.pdf

Delahaye, R., Meddis, R. and Fantini, D.A. (2001). A model of a brainstem circuit that might be involved in comodulation masking release, in Physiological and Psychological Bases of Auditory function, edited by Breebaart, D.J., Houtsma, A.J.M., Kohlraus.

Meddis, R., O'Mard, L.P. and Lopez-Poveda, E.A. (2001) A computational algorithm for computing nonlinear auditory frequency selectivity. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 109, 2852-2861.


Pressnitzer, D., Meddis, R., Delahaye, R. and Winter, I.M. (2001). Physiological Correlates of comodulation masking release in the mammalian ventral cochlear nucleus. J. Neuroscience, 21, 6377-6386.download.pdf

Delahaye R., Fantini D.A., and Meddis R. (2001). Effects of flanking component spectral position and modulation pattern on thresholds for signals presented in the peaks of a modulated tonal masker. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America., 109, 426. download pdf

Jones, S., Meddis, R., Lim, S.C. (2000). Toward a digital neuromorphic pitch extraction system. IEEE T Neural Networks, 11, 978-987.

Freeman, J., Avons, S.E., and Meddis, R. (2000). Using behavioral realism to estimate presence: A study of the utility of postural responses to motion stimuli. Presence Teleoperators and Virtual environments, 9, 149-164.

Van Schaik, A. and Meddis, R. (1999). Analog VLSI implementation of a model of amplitude-modulation sensitivity in the auditory brainstem. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America., 105, 811-821.download pdf

Palmer, A.R., Rees, A., Summerfield, A.Q. & Meddis, R. (1998). (eds.) Psychophysical and Physiological Advances in Hearing. Whurr, London.

Lopez-Poveda, E.A., O'Mard. L.P. & Meddis, R. (1998). A revised computational inner hair cell model. In A.R. Palmer, A. Rees, A.Q. Summerfield, R. Meddis (eds.) Psychophysical and Physiological Advances in Hearing, Whurr, London.

van Schaik, A., Fragniere, E., Vittoz, E. & Meddis, R.. (1998). Analogue VLSI building blocks for an electronic auditory pathway. In A.R. Palmer, A. Rees, A.Q. Summerfield, R. Meddis (eds.) Psychophysical and Physiological Advances in Hearing, Whurr, London.

Meddis, R. & O'Mard, L. (1997). A unitary model of pitch perception. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 102(3), 1811-1820. download.pdf

Meddis, R. (1997). A physiological model of auditory selective attention. In B. Ainsworth, (Ed.), Cochlear Nucleus: Structure and Function in Relation to Modelling, JAI Press.

Beauvois, M.W. & Meddis, R. (1997). Time decay of auditory-stream biasing. Perception and Psychophysica, 59, 81-86.

Lim, S.C., Temple, A.R., Jones, S. & Meddis, R. (1997). VHDL-based design of biologically inspired pitch detection system. IEEE 8, 922-927.

Lopez-Poveda, E.A. & Meddis, R. (1996). A physical model of sound diffraction and reflections in the human cochlear. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 100, 3248-3259. download pdf

Beauvois, M. W. and Meddis, R. (1996). Computer simulation of auditory stream segregation in alternating-tone sequences. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 99 (4), Pt. 1, April 1996, 2270-2280.download.pdf

Hewitt, M. J. and Meddis, R. (1995). A Computer Model of Dorsal Cochlear Nucleus Pyramidal Cells: Intrinsic Membrane Properties. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 97 (4), 2405-2413. download pdf

Shackleton, T.M., Meddis, R. and Hewitt, M.J., (1994). The Role of Binaural and Fundamental Frequency Difference Cues in the Identification of Concurrently Presented Vowels. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 47A(3), 545-563.

Hewitt, M.J. and Meddis, R., (1994). A Computer Model of Amplitude-Modulation Sensitivity of Single Units in the Inferior Colliculus. J.Acoust. Soc. Am.95 (4), April 1994, 2145-2159.(download pdf)

Hewitt, M. J. and Meddis, R. (1993). Regularity of Cochlear Nucleus Stellate Cells: A Computational Modelling Study. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 93, 3390-3399.download.pdf

Shackleton, T. M. and Meddis, R. (1992). The role of interaural time difference and fundamental frequency difference in the identification of concurrent vowel pairs. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 91, 3579-3581. download.pdf

Shackleton, T. M., Meddis, R. and Hewitt, M. J. (1992). Across frequency integration in a model of lateralisation. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 91, 2276-2279.download.pdf


Meddis, R. and Hewitt, M. J. (1992). Modelling the identification of concurrent vowels with different fundamental frequencies. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 91, 233-245.download.pdf

Hewitt, M. J., Meddis, R. and Shackleton, T. M. (1992). A computer model of a cochlear-nucleus stellate cell: responses to amplitude modulated and pure-tone stimuli. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 91, 2096-2109.download.pdf

Meddis, R. and Hewitt, M. J. (1991). Virtual pitch and phase-sensitivity studied using a computer model of the auditory periphery: I Pitch identification. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 89, 2883-2894.download.pdf

Meddis, R. and Hewitt, M. J. (1991). Virtual pitch and phase-sensitivity studied using a computer model of the auditory periphery: II phase sensitivity. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 89, 2883-2894. download.pdf


Hewitt, M. J. and Meddis, R. (1991). An evaluation of eight computer models of mammalian inner hair-cell function. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 90, 904-917. download.pdf

Meddis, R., Hewitt, M. J. and Shackleton, T. (1990). Implementation details of a computational model of the inner hair-cell/auditory-nerve synapse. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 87, 1813-1818. download.pdf


Meddis, R. (1988). Simulation of Auditory-Neural Transduction: Further Studies. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 83, 1056-1063.download.pdf

Meddis, R. (1986). Simulation of Mechanical to Neural Transduction in the Auditory Receptor. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 79, 702-711. download.pdf