Author Archives: Frank Schultz

Poster: Software Tools and Workflows for Open Science

On the 45th Annual German Acoustic Conference (DAGA) we presented the poster “Software Tools and Workflows for Open Science” (DOI10.5281/zenodo.2638363). Abstract: Science relies on the traceability and replicability of studies. Aiming for sustainability, this is important for the authors itself as well … Continue reading

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Poster: Open Source Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox

On the 45th Annual German Acoustic Conference (DAGA) we presented the poster “Open Source Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox” (DOI:10.5281/zenodo.2633830) accompanying the new releases. Abstract: Sound Field Synthesis (SFS) aims at production of wave fronts within a large target region enveloped by a massive … Continue reading

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Paper: On the Connections of High-Frequency Approximated Ambisonics and Wave Field Synthesis

On the 45th Annual German Acoustic Conference (DAGA) we presented further thoughts on the links between NFC-HOA and WFS. See the accompanying github repository for the manuscript, slides and extended calculus. Schultz, F; Firtha, G.; Winter, F.; Spors, S. (2019): “On … Continue reading

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New version for the Sound Field Synthesis (SFS) toolbox

We are happy to announce new versions of the Sound Field Synthesis (SFS) Toolbox for Python (0.5.0) and for Matlab (2.5.0) together with updated theory documentation. Please see https://sfs.readthedocs.io for further information.

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Article: On the General Relation of Wave Field Synthesis and Spectral Division Method for Linear Arrays

The article Firtha, G.; Fiala, P.; Schultz, F.; Spors, S. (2018): “On the General Relation of Wave Field Synthesis and Spectral Division Method for Linear Arrays.” In: IEEE/ACM Trans. Audio Speech Language Process., 26(12):2393-2403 https://doi.org/10.1109/TASLP.2018.2865091 was recently published. The topic is … Continue reading

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Paper: Wave Field Synthesis Driving Functions for Large-Scale Sound Reinforcement Using Line Source Arrays

At the 142nd AES convention in Berlin we presented the paper Frank Schultz, Gergely Firtha, Peter Fiala, Sascha Spors (2017): “Wave Field Synthesis Driving Functions for Large-Scale Sound Reinforcement Using Line Source Arrays.” In: Proc. of 142nd Audio Eng. Soc. Conv. … Continue reading

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Article: Improved Referencing Schemes for 2.5D Wave Field Synthesis Driving Functions

Our recent contribution to 2.5D WFS theory is published: Gergely Firtha, Peter Fiala, Frank Schultz, Sascha Spors (2017): “Improved Referencing Schemes for 2.5D Wave Field Synthesis Driving Functions.” In: IEEE/ACM Trans. Audio, Speech, Language Process. 25(5):1117-1127. 10.1109/TASLP.2017.2689245. Abstract: Wave Field Synthesis allows … Continue reading

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Thesis: Sound Field Synthesis for Line Source Array Applications in Large-Scale Sound Reinforcement

The doctoral thesis Frank Schultz (2016): “Sound Field Synthesis for Line Source Array Applications in Large-Scale Sound Reinforcement”, University of Rostock, URN: urn:nbn:de:gbv:28-diss2016-0078-1 was finally released. Abstract: This thesis deals with optimized large-scale sound reinforcement for large audiences in large venues using … Continue reading

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Paper: On the Connections of Wave Field Synthesis and Spectral Division Method Plane Wave Driving Functions

On the 42nd DAGA conference we presented the contribution Schultz, F.; Spors, S. (2016): “On the Connections of Wave Field Synthesis and Spectral Division Method Plane Wave Driving Functions.” In: Proc. of 42nd DAGA, Aachen. Please feel free to download the slides. … Continue reading

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Paper: Evaluation Strategies for the Optimization of Line Source Arrays

On the AES 59th Intl. Conference on Sound Reinforcement Engineering and Technology we presented the contribution Straube et al. (2105): “Evaluation Strategies for the Optimization of Line Source Arrays.” In: Proc. of the 59th Audio Eng. Soc. Intl. Conf., Montreal, #2-1 Abstract: Line … Continue reading

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