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AES 105th Convention -- San Francisco, USA September 26-29, 1998

Tuesday, September 29th
Sessions M - P

Session M: Tuesday, September 29 - 9:00AM
Digital Signal Processing for Audio, Part 2

Chairman: Mark Kahrs, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, USA

M-1 Control Methods for Sigma-Delta-Based Audio Equalizers ­ Steve Draper and James A. S. Angus, University of York, York, UK

M-2 A Survey of Biquad Filter Structures for Application to Digital Parametric Equalization ­ Duane K. Wise, Boulder, CO, USA

M-3 Development of AC-3 Digital Audio Encoder ­ Javed Absar, Sapna George, and Antonio Alvarez, SGS-Thomson Microelectronics Pte. Ltd., Singapore; and B. Premkumar, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

M-4 Implementing ISO/MPEG-2 Advanced Audio Coding in Real Time on a Fixed-Point DSP ­ Johannes Hilpert, Michael Braun, Manfred Lutzky, Stefan Geyersberger, and Rainer Buchta, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Institut f�r Integrierte Schaltungen, Erlangen, Germany

M-5 Digital Watermarking and Its Influence on Audio Quality ­ Christian Neubauer and J�rgen Herre, Fraunhofer-Gesell-schaft, Institut f�r Integrierte Schaltungen, Erlangen, Germany

M-6 Improving Virtual Sound Source Robustness Using Multiresolution Spectral Analysis and Synthesis ­ John Garas and Piet C. W. Sommen, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

M-7 A Real-Time DSP Kernel for Concurrent Audio Tasks ­ David Reinhardt and Robert C. Maher, EuPhonics, Inc., Boulder, CO, USA

Session N: Tuesday, September 29 - 9:00AM
Multichannel Sound

Chairman: Tomlinson Holman, TMH Corporation, Los Angeles, CA, USA

N-1 Flat Cable Design for Analog and Digital Audio ­ Stephen H. Lampen, Belden Wire & Cable Co., Richmond, IN, USA

N-2 Multichannel Level Alignment, Part I: Signals and Methods ­ Pekka Suokuisma and Nick Zacharov, Nokia Research Center, Tampere, Finland; and S�ren Bech, Bang and Olufsen A/S, Struer, Denmark

N-3 Multichannel Level Alignment, Part II: The Influence of Signals and Loudspeaker Placement ­ Nick Zacharov and Pekka Suokuisma, Nokia Research Center, Tampere, Finland; and S�ren Bech, Bang & Olufsen A/S, Struer, Denmark

N-4 Video-Based Head Tracking for Improvements in Multichannel Loudspeaker Audio ­ Chris Kyriakakis, USC, Integrated Media Systems Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA; and Tomlinson Holman, USC, Integrated Media Systems Center, and TMH Corporation, Los Angeles, CA, USA

N-5 Signal Characteristics of Matrix and Discrete Multichannel Recordings ­ Eric Benjamin, Dolby Laboratories, Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA

N-6 Toward an Aesthetic in Mixing for Multichannel Music Presentation ­ Doug Mitchell, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, USA

N-7 On Specifying Imaging Performance of Multichannel Audio Systems ­ Bernd Theiss, Audio Physic Gerhard GmbH, Brilon, Germany, and University of Essex; and M. O. J. Hawksford, University of Essex, Colchester, Essex, UK

Session O: Tuesday, September 29 - 1:00PM
Sound Reinforcement and Room Acoustics

Chairman: Kurt Graffy, Paoletti Associates, Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA

O-1 Computer-Controlled Sound System for the XVIII Olympic Winter Games in Nagano 1998 ­ Matsumi Takeuchi, Susumu Shiko, and Ryoichi Ohmachi, Matsushita Communication Industrial Co., Ltd., Yokohama, Japan; and Kenzo Sakurada, NHK Technical Services, Tokyo, Japan

O-2 Cinema Sound Reproduction Systems: Evolving Technical Requirements and Architectural Considerations ­ William Gelow and John Eargle, JBL Professional, Northridge, CA, USA

O-3 Acoustics in Control Rooms--That Recurring, Burdensome Subject ­ Ernst-Jo. Voelker, Institute for Acoustics and Building Physics, Oberursel, Germany

O-4 Wide-Band Fractal Diffusers Using Orthogonal Modulated Sequences ­ Colin D. Entwistle, Timothy J. Sargeant, and James A. S. Angus, University of York, York, UK

O-5 Design Approach for Multichannel Sound Reinforcement Systems ­ Vance Breshears, Sound Technology Consultants, Alpine, CA, USA

O-6 Development of a Shaded, Beam-Steered Line-Array Loudspeaker with Integral Amplification and DSP Processing ­ Glenn Leembruggen, Elecoustics, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and Neil Packer, Bruce Goldburg, and Donald Backstrom, Creative Audio, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

O-7 Reflections Generated by Different Pulsed Sound Sources and Their Energy ­ V. J. Stauskis, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Vilnius, Lithuania

O-8 Influence of Early to Late Energy Ratios on Subjective Estimates of Small Room Acoustics ­ Andrei N. Chesnokov and Leon SooHoo, Paradyme, Inc., Sacramento, CA, USA

O-9 Improvement in Acoustic Feedback Margin in Sound Reinforcement Systems ­ Peter Mapp, Peter Mapp Associates, Colchester, Essex, UK; and Christien Ellis, New Transducers Ltd., Huntingdon, Cambs., UK

Session P: Tuesday, September 29 - 2:00PM
Recording and Reproduction of Audio

Chairman: Eric Benjamin, Dolby Laboratories, Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA

P-1 Theoretical and Audible Effects of Jitter on Digital Audio Quality ­ Eric Benjamin and Benjamin Gannon, Dolby Laboratories, Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA

P-2 A Test Tape for Audio Control of Television Programs ­ Christian Hugonnet, French Technical Superior Commission for Sound and Picture, Paris, France

P-3 Audio Levels in Digital Broadcasting ­ Neil Gilchrist, BBC Research & Development, Kingswood Warren, Tadworth, Surrey, UK

P-4 A Perceptive Loudness Sensitive Leveler for Audio Broadcasting and Mastering ­ Itai Neoran, k.s. Waves Ltd., Tel-Aviv, Israel

P-5 Concepts for a Fully Interactive Music Production Environment ­ Nils Pietschmann, BLR Radio Service, Munich, Germany

P-6 Authenticity in the Reconstruction of Historical Disc Recording Sessions ­ George Brock-Nannestad, The AV Preservation Initiative, Gentofte, Denmark


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