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SONICOM Publications

The SONICOM project is committed to publishing open access scientific papers.

The publications list below will grow over the course of the project and all are freely accessible and acknowledge SONICOM’s funding body, the European Commission.

Bhattacharyya, J., Picinali, L., Vinciarelli, A., Brewster, S (2024) Investigating the Influence of Environmental Acoustics and Playback Device for Audio Augmented Reality Applications, AES 2024 International Audio for Games Conference. www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=22418

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Samuel D Bellows, Brian F G Katz (2024) Combining multiple sparse measurements with reference data regularization to create spherical directivities applied to voice data, Acta Acustica, vol. 8. doi.org/10.1051/aacus/2024006

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Aidan O. T. Hogg, Mads Jenkins, He Liu, Isaac Squires, Samuel J. Cooper, Lorenzo Picinali (2024) HRTF Upsampling With a Generative Adversarial Network Using a Gnomonic Equiangular Projection, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, vol. 32. doi.org/10.1109/TASLP.2024.3375635

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Wolfgang Kreuzer, Katharina Pollack, Fabian Brinkmann and Piotr Majdak (2024) NumCalc: An open-source BEM code for solving acoustic scattering problems, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, vol. 161, pp. 157-178. doi.org/10.1016/j.enganabound.2024.01.008

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González-Toledo, Daniel and Cuevas-Rodríguez, María and Vicente, Thibault and Picinali, Lorenzo and Molina-Tanco, Luis and Reyes-Lecuona, Arcadio (2024) Spatial release from masking in the median plane with non-native speakers using individual and mannequin head related transfer functions, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 155, no. 1, pp. 284-293. doi.org/10.1121/10.0024239

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Davide Fantini, Giorgio Presti, Michele Geronazzo, Riccardo Bona, Alessandro Giuseppe Privitera, Federico Avanzini (2023) Co-immersion in Audio Augmented Virtuality: the Case Study of a Static and Approximated Late Reverberation Algorithm, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 29, no. 11, pp. 4472-4482. doi.org/10.1109/TVCG.2023.3320213

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Roberto Barumerli, Piotr Majdak (2023) Frambi: towards a flexible software framework for auditory modeling based on bayesian inference, In Proceedings of the Forum Acusticum 2023, Torino, Italy, pp. 293-294. doi.org/10.61782/fa.2023.0494

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Florian Pausch, Felix Perfler, Nicki Holighaus, Piotr Majdak (2023) Comparison of deep-neural-network architectures for the prediction of head-related transfer functions using a parametric pinna model, In Proceedings of the Forum Acusticum 2023, Torino, Italy, pp. 2329-2334. doi.org/10.61782/fa.2023.0795

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Felix Perfler, Piotr Majdak, Florian Pausch, Katharina Pollack (2023) Concepts for the evaluation of a parametric pinna model, In Proceedings of the Forum Acusticum 2023, Torino, Italy, pp. 2335-2338. doi.org/10.61782/fa.2023.1072

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María Cuevas-Rodríguez, Daniel González-Toledo, Pablo Gutierrez-Parera, Arcadio Reyes-Lecuona (2023) An experiment replication on dynamic 3D sound localisation using auditory virtual reality, In Proceedings of the Forum Acusticum 2023, Torino, Italy, pp. 1787-1794.

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Daniel González-Toledo, Luis Molina-Tanco, María Cuevas-Rodríguez, Piotr Majdak, Arcadio Reyes-Lecuona (2023) The Binaural Rendering Toolbox. A Virtual Laboratory for Reproducible Research in Psychoacoustics, In Proceedings of the Forum Acusticum 2023, Torino, Italy, pp. 331-337. doi.org/10.61782/fa.2023.1042

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V. Martin and L. Picinali (2023) Comparing Online vs. Lab-based Experimental Approaches for the Perceptual Evaluation of Artificial Reverberation, In Proceedings of the Forum Acusticum 2023, Torino, Italy, pp. 3373-3379. doi.org/10.61782/fa.2023.0339

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T. Vicente and L. Picinali (2023) Towards the use of spatial release from masking and spatial stream segregation tests to select an HRTF, In Proceedings of the Forum Acusticum 2023, Torino, Italy, pp. 2709-2712. doi.org/10.61782/fa.2023.0312

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R. Daugintis, R. Barumerli, M. Geronazzo and L. Picinali (2023) Initial Evaluation of an Auditory-Model-Aided Selection Procedure for Non- Individual HRTFs, In Proceedings of the Forum Acusticum 2023, Torino, Italy, pp. 2701-2708. doi.org/10.61782/fa.2023.0489

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A. Hogg, H. Liu, M. Jenkins and L. Picinali (2023) Exploring the impact of transfer learning on GAN-based HRTF upsampling, In Proceedings of the Forum Acusticum 2023, Torino, Italy, pp. 2323-2328. doi.org/10.61782/fa.2023.0266

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L. Picinali, G. Grimm, Y. Hioka, G. Kearney, D. Johnston, C. Jin, L.S.R. Simon, H. Wuthrich, M. Mihocic, P. Majdak and D. Vickers (2023) VR/AR and hearing research: current examples and future challenges, In Proceedings of the Forum Acusticum 2023, Torino, Italy, pp. 1393-1400. doi.org/10.61782/fa.2023.0322

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J. Meyer and L. Picinali (2023) Comparison of Simulated Head-Related Transfer Functions Accuracy for Different Model Complexities Using the Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method, In Proceedings of the Forum Acusticum 2023, Torino, Italy, pp. 131-137. doi.org/10.61782/fa.2023.0135

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Barumerli, R., Majdak, P., Geronazzo, M., Meijer, D., Avanzini, F. & Baumgartner, R. (2023) A Bayesian model for human directional localization of broadband static sound sources, Acta Acoustica, Vol 7., Article 12. https://doi.org/10.1051/aacus/2023006

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Engel, I., Daugintis, R., Vicente, T., Hogg, A., Pauwels, J., Tournier, A. J., & Picinali, L. (2023) The SONICOM HRTF Dataset, Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, Vol 21, No.5. https://doi.org/10.17743/jaes.2022.0066

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Pauwels, J. & Picinali, L. (2023) On The Relevance Of The Differences Between HRTF Measurement Setups For Machine Learning, ICASSP 2023 – 2023 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICASSP49357.2023.10096689

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Daugintis, R., Barumerli, R., Picinali, L. & Geronazzo M. (2023) Classifying Non-Individual Head-Related Transfer Functions with A Computational Auditory Model: Calibration And Metrics. ICASSP 2023 – 2023 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICASSP49357.2023.10095152

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Picinali L. & Katz, B. (2023) System-to-User and User-to-System Adaptations in Binaural Audio. Sonic Interactions in Virtual Environments, pp.115-143. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-04021-4_4

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McLachlan, G., Majdak, P., Reijniers, J., Mihocic, M., Peremans, H. (2023) Dynamic spectral cues do not affect human sound localization during small head movements, Frontiers in Neuroscience, vol. 17. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2023.1027827

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Brinkmann, F., Kreuzer, W., Thomsen, J., Dombrovskis, S., Pollack, K., Weinzierl, S., Majdak, P. (2023) Recent Advances in an Open Software for Numerical HRTF Calculation, Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, vol. 71, no. 7/8, pp. 502-514. https://doi.org/10.17743/jaes.2022.0078

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Poirier-Quinot, D. & Lawless, M. (2023) Impact of wearing a head-mounted display on localization accuracy of real sound sources, Acta Acustica, vol. 7, no. 3. https://doi.org/10.1051/aacus/2022055

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Bakogiannis, Konstantinos; Dedousis, Giorgos; Malafis, Yiannis; Andreopoulou, Areti (2023) On the spherical directivity and formant analysis of the singing voice; a case study of professional singers in Greek Classical and Byzantine music, Proceedings of the 153rd Audio Engineering Society Convention. https://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=21960

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Bakogiannis, Konstantinos; Tavelidou, Eleni; Andreopoulou, Areti (2023) Estimation and assessment of vocal directivity variations as an effect of small body movements, Proceedings of the 153rd Audio Engineering Society Convention. https://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=22053

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Hollomey, C., Majdak, P., Baumgartner, R. (2022) The Auditory Modeling Toolbox 1.x, Proceedings of the 24th International Congress on Acoustics

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Barumerli, R., Majdak, P. (2022) Towards a general probabilistic framework to predict human sound localization, Proceedings of the 24th International Congress on Acoustics

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Peremans, H., McLachlan, G., Majdak, P., Reijniers, J. (2022) Ideal versus non-ideal observer models for sound localization, Proceedings of the 24th International Congress on Acoustics

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Barumerli, R., Majdak, P., Geronazzo, M., Meijer, D., Avanzini, F., Baumgartner, R. (2022) Evaluation of spatial tasks in virtual acoustic environments by means of modeling individual localization performances, Proceedings of the 24th International Congress on Acoustics

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Pollack, K., Pausch, F., Majdak, P. (2022) Parametric pinna model for a realistic representation of listener-specific pinna geometry, Proceedings of the 24th International Congress on Acoustics

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Katz, B. F. G. & Majdak, P. (eds) (2022) Advances in Fundamental and Applied Research on Spatial Audio, IntechOpen. https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.91556

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Poirier-Quinot, D., Lawless, M. S., Stitt. P., Katz, B. F. G. (2022) HRTF Performance Evaluation: Methodology and Metrics for Localisation Accuracy and Learning Assessment, Advances in Fundamental and Applied Research on Spatial Audio, IntechOpen. https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.104931

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Pausch, F.., Doma, S., Fels, J. (2022) Hybrid multi-harmonic model for the prediction of interaural time differences in individual behind-the-ear hearing-aid-related transfer functions, Acta Acustica, vol. 6, no. 34. https://doi.org/10.1051/aacus/2022020

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Majdak, P., Zotter, F., Brinkmann, F., De Muynke, J., Mihocic, M., Noisternig, M. (2022) Spatially Oriented Format for Acoustics 2.1: Introduction and Recent Advances, Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, vol. 70, no. 7/8, pp. 565-584. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.17743/jaes.2022.0026

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Andreopoulou, A. and Katz, B. F. G. (2022) Perceptual Impact on Localization Quality Evaluations of Common Pre-Processing for Non-Individual Head-Related Transfer Functions, Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, vol. 70, no. 5, pp. 340-354. https://doi.org/10.17743/jaes.2022.0008

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L. Picinali, B. F. Katz, M. Geronazzo, P. Majdak, A. Reyes-Lecuona and A. Vinciarelli (2022) The SONICOM Project: Artificial Intelligence-Driven Immersive Audio, From Personalization to Modeling, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 39, no. 6, pp. 85-88. https://doi.org/10.1109/MSP.2022.3182929

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Geronazzo, M and Serafin, S (eds) (2022) Sonic Interactions in Virtual Environments, Human-Computer Interaction Series. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-04021-4

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Siripornpitak, P., Engel, I., Squires, I., Cooper, S.J., & Picinali, L. (2022) Spatial up-sampling of HRTF sets using generative adversarial networks: A pilot study. Frontiers in Signal Processing, 2. https://doi.org/10.3389/frsip.2022.904398

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Majdak, P., Hollomey, C., & Baumgartner, R. (2022). AMT 1.x: A toolbox for reproducible research in auditory modeling. Acta Acustica, 6. https://doi.org/10.1051/aacus/2022011

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Osses Vecchi, A., Varnet, L., Carney, L. H., Dau, T., Bruce, I. C., Verhulst, S., & Majdak, P. (2022). A comparative study of eight human auditory models of monaural processing. Acta Acustica, 6. https://doi.org/10.1051/aacus/2022008

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Bona, R., Fantini, D., Presti, G., Tiraboschi, M., Engel, I. & Avanzini, F. (2022) Automatic Parameters Tuning of Late Reverberation Algorithms for Audio Augmented Reality. AM ’22: Proceedings of the 17th International Audio Mostly Conference. https://doi.org/10.1145/3561212.3561236

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Engel, I. & Picinali, L. (2022) Reverberation and its Binaural Reproduction: The Trade-off between Computational Efficiency and Perceived Quality. Advances in Fundamental and Applied Research on Spatial Audio. https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.101940

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Pollack, K., Kreuzer, W. & Majdak, P. (2022) Modern Acquisition of Personalised Head-Related Transfer Functions – An Overview. Advances in Fundamental and Applied Research on Spatial Audio. https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.102908

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Stitt, P., & Katz, B. G. (2021). Sensitivity analysis of pinna morphology on head-related transfer functions simulated via a parametric pinna model. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 4(149), 2559, https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0004128.

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McLachlan, G., Majdak, P., Reijniers, J., & Peremans, H. (2021). Towards modelling active sound localisation based on Bayesian inference in a static environment. Acta Acustica, 5. https://doi.org/10.1051/aacus/2021039

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Pollack, K. & Majdak, P. (2021) Evaluation of a parametric pinna model for the calculation of head-related transfer functions. 2021 Immersive and 3D Audio: from Architecture to Automotive (I3DA). https://doi.org/10.1109/I3DA48870.2021.9610885

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Fantini, D., Avanzini, F., Ntalampiras, S. & Presti, G. (2021) HRTF Individualization Based on Anthropometric Measurements Extracted from 3D Head Meshes. 2021 Immersive and 3D Audio: from Architecture to Automotive (I3DA) https://doi.org/10.1109/I3DA48870.2021.9610904

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Pollack, K., Brinkmann, F., Majdak, P. & Kreuzer, W. (2021) From photos to personalized spatial audio playback. Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, 138 (250-255). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00502-021-00891-4

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