Objective Measurement of Sound Event Localization in Horizontal and Median Planes
Using real subjects to evaluate a sound system’s ability to accurately reproduce the location of sound events requires significant time, personnel, and preparation. Having a reliable measurement tool that produces the same results as subjective listening tests has high value. Objective measures replace subjective judgments using a tool that contains a psychoacoustic model of the human auditory system. Results with real and virtual signals show that the tool accurately simulates auditory localization for virtual acoustic openings.
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