A New Algorithm for Generating Realistic Three-Dimensional Reverberation Based on Image Sound Source Distribution in Consideration of Room Shape Complexity
A new algorithm for generating realistic three-dimensional reverberation based on statistical room acoustics is proposed. The author has clarified the relationship between reflected sound density and mean free path in consideration of room shape complexity [Hanyu et al., Acoust. Sci. & Tech. 33, 3 (2012),197‚Äì199]. Using this relationship the new algorithm can statistically create image sound source distributions that reflect the room shape complexity, room‚Äôs absorption, and room volume by using random numbers of three-dimensional orthogonal coordinates. The image sound source distribution represents characteristics of three-dimensional reverberation of the room. Details of this algorithm and how to apply this to multichannel audio, binaural audio, game sound, and so on are introduced.
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