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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 Analytic Methods for 2.5-D Local Sound Field Synthesis Using Circular Distributions of Secondary Sources

In the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing  (Volume:24 ,  Issue: 5 ) we published Winter, F.; Ahrens, J.; Spors, S. (2016), “On Analytic Methods for 2.5-D Local Sound Field Synthesis Using Circular Distributions of Secondary Sources,” In: … Continue reading

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Paper: Sound Field Synthesis of Virtual Cylindrical Waves using Circular and Spherical Loudspeaker Arrays

The paper Sound Field Synthesis of Virtual Cylindrical Waves using Circular and Spherical Loudspeaker Arrays was presented at the 138th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society in Warsaw, Poland. The presentation slides and the MATLAB script used for the simulations … Continue reading

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Paper: Modal Bandwidth Reduction in Data-based Binaural Synthesis including Translatory Head-movements

The paper Modal Bandwidth Reduction in Data-based Binaural Synthesis including Translatory Head-movements was presented at the 41st German Annual Conference on Acoustics (DAGA) in Nuremberg, Germany. Feel free to download the presentation slides. Ear signals for different head positions were simulated … Continue reading

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Paper: Synthesis of a sound field scattered by a virtual object using near-field compensated higher-order Ambisonics

At the upcoming IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA), we will present the paper Hahn, N.; Spors, S.: “Synthesis of a Sound Field Scattered by a Virtual Object Using Near-field Compensated Higher-order Ambisonics”. In Proc. of … Continue reading

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Paper: Non-smooth secondary source distributions in Wave Field Synthesis

The paper Non-smooth secondary source distributions in Wave Field Synthesis by Sascha Spors, Frank Schultz and Hagen Wierstorf disusses artifacts arising from edges in rectangular loudspeaker arrays. The Python scripts used to compute the figures in the paper can be … 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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Free database of single-channel and binaural room impulse responses of a 64-channel loudspeaker array for different room configurations

At the 138th AES Convention in Warsaw, we presented the freely available database of single-channel and binaural room impulse responses (RIRs and BRIRs) measured in our rectangular 64-channel loudspeaker array at the University of Rostock under varying room acoustical conditions. … Continue reading

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Paper: Physical Properties of Local Wave Field Synthesis Using Linear Loudspeaker Arrays

At the 138th AES convention we presented the contribution Winter, F.; Spors, S. : “Physical Properties of Local Wave Field Synthesis Using Linear Loudspeaker Arrays“. In: Proc. of the 138th Audio Eng. Soc. Convention, Warsaw, #9321. Wave Field Synthesis aims … Continue reading

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Paper: Discussion of the Wavefront Sculpture Technology criteria for straight line arrays

At the upcoming 138th AES convention we will present the paper Schultz, F.; Straube, F.; Spors, S. (2015): “Discussion of the Wavefront Sculpture Technology criteria for straight line arrays.” In: Proc. of the 138th Audio Eng. Soc. Convention, Warsaw, #9323. … Continue reading

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