A Novel Objective Localization Quality Evaluation Method for Reproduced Sound
A novel objective method to evaluate spatial quality of reproduced sound is presented. A binaural model of spatial hearing is used to measure many aspects of spatial attributes of real and virtual sound sources. This method can produce a measurement of the whole reproduced sound field other than the quality at the sweet spot. Virtual sources synthesized with different reproduction systems are analyzed using this method. And the results show good agreement with subjective evaluation of corresponding situations.
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