AES E-Library

AES E-Library

Comparison of methods to control early reflections for acoustic enhancement systems

Acoustic enhancement systems have gained popularity in recent years and are broadly used in various types of facilities because of their acoustic naturalness and system stability. To effectively enhance several acoustic parameters of a room, general early reflections and reverberation are separately controlled in acoustic enhancement systems. In particular, early reflections play a vital role in determining the spatial impressions of the listeners. This study was performed to investigate an effective method for controlling early reflections. Herein, three methods for controlling early reflections using finite impulse response filters based on acoustic measurement results in an auditorium were constructed in the same reproduction space. The characteristics of these systems were assessed via acoustic measurements and subjective evaluation experiments.

Authors:
Affiliation:
AES Convention: Paper Number:
Publication Date:
Subject:
Permalink: http://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=20959

Click to purchase paper as a non-member or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!

This paper costs $33 for non-members and is free for AES members and E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!


AES - Audio Engineering Society