AES Paris 2016 Presenter or Author

Grant Davidson

Primary Affiliation: Dolby Laboratories, Inc. - San Francisco, CA, USA

Dr. Grant Davidson received a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1987, where he conducted research in very low bit-rate speech compression using vector quantization and linear predictive coding.

Since 1987, Dr. Davidson has been a member of the Sound Technology Research Group at Dolby Laboratories, San Francisco, where his primary research focus is perceptual audio coding. He is co-developer of the Dolby Digital (AC-3), MPEG-2 Advanced Audio Coding (AAC), and Dolby E compression standards, and is a recipient of two Emmy Awards for this work. More recently, his research activities have broadened to include signal enhancement and spatial audio rendering technologies for mobile devices.

Session List

Jun 5: P10: Audio Quality
Methodologies for High-dimensional Objective Assessment of Spatial Audio Quality (Author)

Jun 7: P21: Immersive Audio: Part 1
Design and Subjective Evaluation of a Perceptually-Optimized Headphone Virtualizer (Author)

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EXHIBITION HOURS June 5th   10:00 – 18:00 June 6th   09:00 – 18:00 June 7th   09:00 – 16:00
REGISTRATION DESK June 4th   08:00 – 18:00 June 5th   08:00 – 18:00 June 6th   08:00 – 18:00 June 7th   08:00 – 16:00
TECHNICAL PROGRAM June 4th   09:00 – 18:30 June 5th   08:30 – 18:00 June 6th   08:30 – 18:00 June 7th   08:45 – 16:00
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