Scientific Audio Processing, Part I – How to read and write Audio files with Octave 4.0.0 in Ubuntu

Octave, the equivalent software to Matlab in Linux, has a number of functions and commands that allow the acquisition, recording, playback and digital processing of audio signals for entertainment applications, research, medical, or any other science areas. In this tutorial, we will use Octave V4.0.0 in Ubuntu and will start reading from audio files through writing and playing signals to emulate sounds used in a wide range of activities.