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Objective and subjective evaluation of reflecting and diffusing surfaces in auditoria.

Trevor John Cox

Objective and subjective evaluation of reflecting and diffusing surfaces in auditoria.

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Published by University ofSalford in Salford .
Written in English


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PhD thesis, Applied Acoustics.

SeriesD97687
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Open LibraryOL20306770M

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Objective and subjective evaluation of reflecting and diffusing surfaces in auditoria. by Trevor John Cox Download PDF EPUB FB2

The subjective measurements evaluated the smallest perceivable change in the early sound field, the part most influenced by reflectors and diffusers.Objective and subjective evaluation of reflecting and diffusing surfaces in auditoria, PhD thesis, University of Salford.

Preview. PDF - Submitted Version. Objective evaluation of sound field was carried out through measurement of acoustical parameters (RT, EDT, C 80, G, and Ts).

mm diameter (in real scale) hemisphere diffusers were installed in. In this paper, the actions involved in the subjective fabric hand evaluation process were analysed and the characteristics of the fabric deformations in both subjective and objective fabric evaluation process was identified; the criteria to mimic the required fabric deformations in fabric handle evaluation process and the possibility of quantifying different types of fabric Cited by: 4.

A perceptual evaluation has been performed through listening tests aimed at determining the maximum distance from the lateral diffusive wall at which the acoustic scattering effects are still audible in the two different modeling alternatives.

All the objective and subjective results have been compared to the in-field measurement results. regression coefficient for every coupling objective-subjective parameters. The absolute value of was chosen as a limit between a sufficient and a bad correlation.

One of the most significant results is that an increase of the balance between middle and bass (Tonal Balance) seems correlated with the couple round-sharp in both cases. Performance spaces are characterized by a complex sound field, due to the presence of absorptive and diffusive surfaces.

In situ evaluations of the acoustic effects that these surfaces have on the objective acoustic parameters and on sound perception have not yet been fully understood.

To this aim, acoustic measurements have been performed in a variable Cited by: 6. A Cross-Sectional Analysis on the Level of Critical Thinking Skills of Students in the College of Management and Technology at CEU Malolos Josan D. Tamayo, MIT, Jay-Arr C.

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An objective measure, such as SNR seems to be less “sensitive” to such a degradation and the only way to reveal it is subjective evaluation of processed signals. Moreover, as suggested by Yilmaz and Rickard (), the performance of the algorithms depends strongly on the mutual spatial configuration of sources as well as the number of Cited by: 4.

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The Need for Consideration of Subjective and Objective Parameters in Critical Listening Room Acoustics There has been much research and testing performed on critical listening rooms with varying amounts of objective emphasis being placed on the subjective evaluation of the functionality of the critical listening room.

Reflecting-on action – a structured approach to reviewing, describing, analysing and evaluating past practice for the purpose of gaining insight to improve future practice (Finlay, ). Reflecting-in action – examining experiences and responses as they unfold, as to alter actions and behavior in the moment, to produce positive outcomes.

Other subjective aspects of map evaluation should also be considered in future studies, for example, factors that contribute to perceived complexity and fluency of individual designs and their use. Gaze-tracking might be an appropriate methodology (e.g., Burch et al., ) potentially showing, for example, that complex maps are associated Cited by: 6.

Unique and authoritative, this book decribes how to effectively measure, model, design and apply diffusers and absorbers. It is a resource for new and experienced acousticians, seeking an understanding of the evolution, characteristics and application of modern diffusers.

to correlate such subjective qualities with objective physical properties of these instruments (e.g. Pratt and Bowsher, ; Plitnik and Lawson, ).

In this paper we extend our earlier report (Smith et al., ) to investigate the correlations among a set of 7 additional subjective parameters and the measured objective parameters. Diffusing surfaces are the surfaces that "break up" or scatter sound waves that strike these surfaces from a specific direction are reflected in several directions, in a "diffuse" manner.

Several design principles stated in the book by Knudsen and Harris regarding sound diffusion are still used as design guidelines today (Knudsen and Harris, ).

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Room impulse responses (RIRs) were measured in various room configurations to extract the early decay time (EDT), reverberation time (T20), early-to-late arriving sound ratio (C50), and clarity Author: Hassan Azad, Julie Meyer, Gary Siebein, Tapio Lokki.

Ed Diener and the Science of Subjective Well-Being 3 being, in terms of affective experience, is the frequency of positive compared to negative states in a person’s life over time (Larsen, Diener, & Emmons, ).File Size: KB.

Evaluation procedures and techniques should be selected in terms of the clearly stated objectives (Gronlund, ) 3. The clearer the objectives are in teacher’s mind, the greater the chance of making a wise decision to choose appropriate assessment procedures and techniques in assessing students’ learning.

The objective measure naturalness N N = - 0,5 DV - 0,2 DH - 0_5 D_ speciefied in this manner showed a significant correlation r k = ( r k at S = ) to the related subjective evaluations.

The correlation between subjective and objective dimensions was investigated by common factor analysis and was described in details in [1],[11]. The use of curved surfaces as reflectors requires caution: a convex surface will disperse sound, figure 4(a), whereas a concave surface will focus sound.

Standard Practice for Calculation of Color Tolerances and Color Differences from Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates1 This standard is issued under the fixed designation D ; the number immediately following the designation indicates the year of original adoption or, in the case of revision, the year of last Size: KB.

Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics APPLYING IN-SITU RECALIBRATION FOR SOUND STRENGTH MEASUREMENTS IN AUDITORIA Claus Lynge Christensen1, Odeon A/S, Denmark George Koutsouris2, Odeon A/S, Denmark Juan Gil3, Odeon A/S, Denmark Jens-Holger Rindel4, Multiconsult, Norway -Odeon A/S, Denmark The measurement of the Sound Strength (G).

MAD’s performance in predicting subjective quality rat-ings. General conclusions and directions for further re-search are provided in Sec. 2 Background Modern methods of image quality assessment can generally be classified as follows: 1. those that operate based on properties of the HVS; 2.

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The purpose of a brief is to. The aim of the research reported here was to disclose, if possible, connections between a subjective evaluation of quality loudspeakers and their objectively measured data.

The research covered listening tests and objective measurements of a series of quality loudspeakers. In the listening tests the method of paired comparisons was used and the loudspeakers were.

Optical oxygen sensing allows non-invasive measurements with biological objects, parallel monitoring of multiple samples, and imaging. In general, ratiometric optical oxygen sensing is more desirable, due to its advantages of selectivity, insensitivity to ambient or scattered light, and elimination of instrumental by: This guide covers procedures for conducting and analyzing time-intensity (T-I) evaluations of products or other sensory stimuli.

Time-intensity is the measurement of the intensity of a single sensory sensation over time in response to a single exposure to. Objective information: objective information is information based on what you see, hear, touch or smell, it is also called "signs" Subjective information: subjective information is information collected from something that residents or their families reported to you, and it may or may to be accurate, it is also called "symptoms".

The benefit of using individual head-related transfer functions (HRTFs) in binaural audio is well documented with regards to improving localization precision. However, with the increased use of binaural audio in more complex scene renderings, cognitive studies, and virtual and augmented reality simulations, the perceptual impact of HRTF selection may go beyond Cited by: 8.

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The signal used was 1/3 octave bandwidth noise on 1/3 octave centers between Hz and 3 KHz. The correlation between the direct signal and the reflection was made for flat wall bounces, for the absorption/reflection diffuser and for the multidepth trough. Evaluation of thechromaticity of light sources, displays and surfaces is recently largely relying on the application of array spectrometers.

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