analysis by synthesis

analysis by synthesis

[ə¦nal·ə·sis ‚bī ′sin·thə·səs]
(communications)
A method of determining the parameters of a speech coder in which the consequence of choosing a particular value of a coder parameter is evaluated by locally decoding the signal and comparing it to the original input signal.
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Section 3 will also feature Neisser's Analysis by Synthesis because of the revolution his 1967 book "Cognitive Psychology" created.
The aspect I vividly remembers is Neisser's inventing the phrase "Analysis by Synthesis".

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