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A new auralization software called EARS, for electronically auralized room simulation, is discussed in conjunction with the EASE (electro-acoustic simulator for engineers) acoustic simulation software previously introduced by the authors. Starting from a room simulation in EASE 2.0, the resultant simulated monaural room mpulse response, complete with directivity information (angles of incidence), and stored in EASE post-processing files, is convolved with outer ear transfer functions to derive a binaural signal. This binaural signal is then convolved with dry music. The resultant binaural auralization is a function of the selected listening position in the room and the head orientation of the simulated listener.

JAES Volume 41 Issue 11 pp. 894-904; November 1993
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