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Author Frey, Douglas.
Title Acoustical impulse response functions of music performance halls [electronic resource] / Douglas Frey, Victor Coelho, Rangaraj M. Rangayyan.
Publication Info. San Rafael, Calif. (1537 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA 94901 USA) : Morgan & Claypool, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Synthesis digital library of engineering and computer science.
Synthesis lectures on speech and audio processing ; # 12. 1932-1678
Note Part of: Synthesis digital library of engineering and computer science.
Title from PDF t.p. (viewed on May 20, 2013).
Series from website.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 85-88).
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- List of symbols, abbreviations, and nomenclature --
1. Introduction -- 1.1 Acoustic measurement of music performance halls in Canada -- 1.2 Geometrical acoustics -- 1.3 The importance of measurement accuracy -- 1.3.1 Software issues in developing an accurate representation -- 1.3.2 Verification of the representation --
2. A review of acoustic measurement techniques -- 2.1 The exponential sine sweep (ESS) technique -- 2.1.1 Advantages of the ESS technique -- 2.1.2 Performance of electro-acoustic transducers -- 2.2 Software limitations in measurement processing accuracy -- 2.3 Remarks --
3. The loudspeaker as a measurement sweep generator -- 3.1 The measurement loudspeaker -- 3.2 Classifications of loudspeakers -- 3.2.1 Direct-radiator loudspeakers -- 3.2.2 Horn loudspeakers -- 3.3 Harmonic distortion in loudspeakers -- 3.4 Measurement loudspeakers used in the work -- 3.4.1 The Meyer MTS-4 HF horn loudspeaker system -- 3.4.2 The dynaudioacoustics AIR 15 HF tweeter near-field monitor -- 3.5 Performance comparison of the measurement loudspeakers -- 3.5.1 Frequency response -- 3.5.2 Efficiency, directivity, and measurement SNR -- 3.6 Anechoic simulations of the MTS-4 measurement loudspeaker -- 3.7 Remarks --
4. Convolution and filtering -- 4.1 Discrete-time processing of continuous-time signals -- 4.1.1 Finite-length sequences -- 4.1.2 Frequency-domain representation -- 4.1.3 Computational requirements of convolution -- 4.1.4 Circular convolution versus linear convolution -- 4.2 Convolution algorithms -- 4.2.1 The overlap-save method -- 4.2.2 Algorithm optimization -- 4.3 The problem of deconvolution -- 4.3.1 Defining the problem -- 4.3.2 Inverse filters -- 4.3.3 The Wiener filter -- 4.3.4 Difficulties with deconvolution -- 4.4 Remarks --
5. Experimental method for the derivation of an AIRF of a music performance hall -- 5.1 General technical specifications -- 5.2 Measurement recording configurations -- 5.3 Filtering and removal of the effects of the transducers on the AIRF -- 5.3.1 Loudspeaker equalization prefilter -- 5.3.2 Transducer impulse response and inverse filter -- 5.4 Verification of the AIRF representation -- 5.5 Remarks --
6. Evaluation of results -- 6.1 The edited AIRF derivations of the three music performance halls -- 6.2 Spectral verification of the AIRF derivation -- 6.2.1 Numerical quantification of spectral differences -- 6.3 Remarks --
7. Conclusion -- 7.1 Concluding remarks -- 7.2 Future work -- References -- Authors' biographies.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Music-halls -- Alberta -- Calgary -- Electronic sound control.
University of Calgary. Rozsa Centre -- Electronic sound control.
Sound -- Measurement.
Added Author Coelho, Victor.
Rangayyan, Rangaraj M.
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Related To Print version: 9781627051873
ISBN 9781627051880 (electronic bk.)
1627051880 (electronic bk.)
9781627051873 (pbk.)
Standard No. 10.2200/S00488ED1V01Y201303SAP012 doi
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