Objective assessment of spatial localisation attributes of surround-sound reproduction systems
Dewhirst, M, Zielinski, SK, Jackson, PJB and Rumsey, F (2005) Objective assessment of spatial localisation attributes of surround-sound reproduction systems In: 108th AES Convention, Sound.
A mathematical model for objective assessment of perceived spatial quality was developed for comparison across the listening area of various sound reproduction systems: mono, two-channel stereo (TCS), 3/2 stereo (i.e., 5.0 surround sound), Wave Field Synthesis (WFS) and Higher Order Ambisonics (HOA). Models for mono, TCS and 3/2 stereo are based on conventional microphone techniques and loudspeaker configurations for each system. WFS and HOA models use circular arrays of thirty-two loudspeakers driven by signals derived from a virtual microphone array and the Fourier-Bessel spatial decomposition of the soundfield respectively. Directional localisation, ensemble width and ensemble envelopment of monochromatic tones, extracted from binaural signals, are analysed under a range of test conditions.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Additional Information:||Dewhirst, M., Zielinski, S., Jackson, P. and Rumsey, F. (2005) Objective assessment of spatial localisation attributes of surround-sound reproduction systems. Presented at 118th AES Convention, Barcelona, 28–31 May. Paper 6441|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences > School of Arts > Sound Recording|
|Depositing User:||Mr Adam Field|
|Date Deposited:||27 May 2010 14:10|
|Last Modified:||23 Sep 2013 18:28|
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