In digital audio
perceptual coding is a coding method used to reduce the amount of data
needed to produce high-quality sound. Perceptual coding takes advantage of the human ear, screening out a certain amount of sound that is perceived as noise. In perceptual coding you reduce or eliminate the sounds that the ear would perceive as noise.
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