Category Archives: Reproducible Research

Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox 2.0.0 released

A new release of the Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox for Matlab/Octave is available. The highlights of the new version include support of the SOFA file format for HRIRs and BRIRs, usage of custom grids for sound field simulations, and a … Continue reading

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Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox for Python

We are proud to announce the first release 0.1.0 of the Sound Field Synthesis toolbox for python. The toolbox is purely written in Python. It currently features the calculation of the synthesized sound field for various sound reproduction methods for … 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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Simulation framework for room impulse measurements

Our student Franz Plocksties has implemented a simulation framework for room impulse measurements in Python. It realizes the entire measurement chain from the speaker to the microphone for the evaluation of system identification techniques. The framework is available as open … Continue reading

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Two!Ears Auditory Model 1.0 Released

The first public available version of the Two!Ears auditory model was published these days, please go to the download section of the project and have a look at the installation guide in order to try it out. TWO!EARS is a … Continue reading

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Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox 1.2.0 released

A new release of the Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox for Matlab/Octave is available. This will be the last release without SOFA support, so the main concern was bug fixing. Beside that the other highlight is the inclusion of a new … 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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Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox 1.1.0 released

A new release of the Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox for Matlab/Octave is available. Beside some important bug fixes it introduces local WFS as a new synthesis method as one of its highlights. You can download the latest release and you … Continue reading

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Thesis: Perceptual Assessment of Sound Field Synthesis

After a few years I finally managed to end my PhD thesis and published it under CC BY 3.0: Hagen Wierstorf – Perceptual Assessment of Sound Field Synthesis It derives different sound field synthesis driving functions for Wave Field Synthesis … Continue reading

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