Table 4: Results of recognition experiments for environmental sounds in the RWCP database.

Sound kind First stage rateFinal recognition rate

Wood impact 100%,96.5%
Metal impact 99.5%,92.5%
Clap 97.5%,89.2%
Plastic impact 100%,100%
Grains falling 100%,80.0%
Telephone ringing 100%,88.3%
Metal bell 99.2%,98.3%
Spray 100%,95.0%
Whistle 100%,100%
Drier 100%,86.0%

Average92.7%