Publications

Master theses:

  • Telsnig, Mark: „3D-Audio für Casinospielgeräte mittels Binauralsynthese und Übersprechkompensation“,TUG, 2008
  • Ottowitz, Lukas: “Acoustic Source Localization with a Circular Microphone Array”, TUG, 2008.
  • Frank, Matthias: „Perzeptiver Vergleich von Schallfeldreproduktionsverfahren unterschiedlicher räumlicher Bandbreite“, KUG, 2009
  • Guldenschuh, Markus: „Methoden zur nachgeführten Schallfeldkonzentration“, KUG, 2009
  • Plessas, Peter: „Kugelförmiges Mikrofonarray zur Ambisonics Aufnahme“, KUG, 2009
  • Deboy, Daniel: “Acoustic Centering and Rotational Tracking in Surrounding Spherical Microphone Arrays”, KUG, 2010
  • Kerscher, Michael: “Compact Spherical Loudspeaker Array for Variable Sound-Radiation”, KUG, 2010
  • Bürger, Markus: „Surround Sound bei Casinospielgeräten“, TUG, 2010
  • Koller, Georg: “Synchronized Audio for Linked Gaming”, TUG, 2010
  • Jäger, Wolfgang: “Microphone Array based Speaker Localization on Reconfigurable Hardware”, TUG
  • Clenet, Boris: “Microphone Array based Beamforming on Reconfigurable Hardware”, TUG
  • Fuchs, Anna-Katharina: “Humanoid Monaural Sound Localization”, TUG
  • Hostniker, Klaus: “Analysis and Re-Synthesis of Directional Spatial Impulse Responses”, KUG
  • Richardt, Stefan: “Online Signal Separation based on Microphone Arrays in a Multipath Environment”, TUG
  • Hannes Pessentheiner: “Beamforming using Uniform Circular Arrays for Distant Speech Recognition in Reverberant Environment and Double-Talk Scenarios”, 03/2012
  • Wolfgang Jäger: “Analysis and Implementation of the POPI Source Localization Algorithm on a hybrid reconfigurable CPU”, 04/2011.
  • Moitzi, Werner: “Development of a low-cost characterization system for feed-forward ANC headphones”, TUG

 

Master theses (in progress):

  • Baumgartner, Ralf: „Ambisonische Auralisation von virtuellen Schallquellen mit Abstrahlungswirkung“, KUG
  • Kössler,Thomas: „Kegelförmige Mikrofonanordnung zur Ambisonicsaufnahme“, KUG
  • Kroher, Nadine: „Untersuchung der Rückkopplungsneigung einfacher Mikrofon-Lautsprecher-Verstärkung unter Verwendung des Spiegelquellenprinzips und Berücksichtigung der frequenzabhängigen Richtcharakteristiken“, KUG
  • Zaar, Johannes: „Graduelle Verstärkung von HRTF-Symmetrien durch geeignete Interpolation auf der Kugel“, KUG
  • Zaunschirm, Markus-Peter: „Stablisierte Filter für Rundumaufnahmen“, KUG
  • S. Preis, „Richtungshörmodell mit Elevation und Korrektur der Mehrdeutigkeiten“, Diploma Thesis, University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, IEM-Graz, June 2011.
  • K. Hostniker, “Analysis and re-synthesis of directional impulse responses”, Diploma Thesis, Graz University of Technology, IEM-Graz, April 2011.

 

PhD theses:

Zotter, Franz: “Analysis and Synthesis of Sound-Radiation with Spherical Arrays”, KUG, 2010

 

PhD theses (in progress):

  • Wohlmayr, Michael: “Multipitch Tracking Using Graphical Models”, TUG.
  • Habib, Tania: “Source Localization Using Microphone Arrays”, TUG.

Those two PhD students are funded by the FWF and ÖAD.

  • Guldenschuh, Markus: “Adaptive digital methods for active noise cancellation headphones”, KUG
  • Pomberger, Hannes: „Schallfeldanalyse und -synthese mit räumlich verteilten Quellen und Sensoren“, KUG.
  • Kranzler, Christian: „Untersuchung von zeitlichen spektralen und räumlichen Verdeckungsmustern“, KUG.
  • Frank, Matthias: „Vergleich von stereophonischen und ambisonischen Phantomschallquellen“, KUG

 

Student reports:

  • Sereinig, Andrea: “Specification of a Standardized Listening Room for an Expert Listening Panel”, Audio Engineering Project Report, Graz University of Technology, Austria, 2009.
  • Rückert, Elmar: “Real-Time Speaker Tracking with Particle Filter”, TUG, 2008.

 

Internal reports:

  • Stadtschnitzer, M. , Fellner, M.: “Technology Foresight Sound and Vibration for Applying in the Casino Game Industry”, Sept.-Nov. 2009

 

Conference proceedings:

  • Frank, M., Zotter, F., Sontacchi, A.: “Localization Experiments Using Different 2D Ambisonics Decoders”, TMT 2008, Nov. 2008
  • Wohlmayr, M., Pernkopf, F.: “Multipitch Tracking Using A Factorial Hidden Markov Model”, Interspeech 2008, Sep. 2008
  • Zotter, F., Pomberger, H., Frank, M.: “An Alternative Ambisonics Formulation: Modal Source Strength Matching and the Effect of Spatial Aliasing”, 126th AES Convention, 7-10 May, 2009
  • Zotter, Franz: “Sampling Strategies for Acoustic Holography/Holophony on the Sphere”, DAGA 2009, 23-26 March, 2009
  • Sontacchi, A., Pomberger, H., Höldrich, R.: “Recruiting and Evaluation Process of an Expert Listening Panel”, DAGA 2009, 23-26 March, 2009
  • Pomberger, H., Zotter, F.: “An Ambisonics Format for Flexible Playback Layouts”, 1st Ambisonics Symposium in Graz/Austria, July, 2009
  • Zotter, F., Pomberger, H., Noisternig, M.: “Ambisonic Decoding with and without Mode-Matching: A Case Study Using the Hemisphere”, 2nd Ambisonics Symposium in Paris/France, May 2010
  • Habib, T., H. Romsdorfer: “Combining Multiband POPI Algorithm and Particle Filters for Speaker Localization using a  Microphone Array”, 6th IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Israel, Oct. 2010
  • Deboy, D., Zotter, F.: “Comparison of acoustic centering maps for radiation capture of musical instruments with spherical microphone arrays”, DAGA 2010, Berlin, 2010
  • Pleassas, P., Zotter, F.: “Microphone arrays around rigid sphere for spatial recording and holography”, DAGA 2010, Berlin, 2010
  • Pomberger, H.: “Microphone Arrays Utilizing Rigid Cones for Sound-Field Analysis”, Daga 2010, Berlin, 2010
  • Frank, M., Sontacchi, A., Höldrich, R.: “Training and Guidance Tool for Listening Panels”, Daga 2010, Berlin, 2010
  • Frank, M., Mohr, L., Sontacchi, A., Zotter, F.: “Flexible and intuitive pointing method for 3D auditory localization experiments”, 38th Int. AES Conference, Pitea, Sweden, 2010
  • Stadtschnitzer, M., Fellner, M., Telsnig, M., Koller, G., Kropf, M.: “3D-Audio for casino game machines”, 1st EAA-EuroRegio 2010 Congress on Sound and Vibration, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Sep. 2010
  • Sereinig, A., Künstner, M., Fellner, M., Graf, F., Rainer, H., Reiter, A.: “Design and implementation of a listening room in accordance with the ITU-R BS 1116-1 standard”, 1st EAA-EuroRegio 2010 Congress on Sound and Vibration, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Sep. 2010
  • Fellner, M., Rainer, H., Neubauer, G., Dvorzak, M.,Kropf, M., Krainz, R., Cvetkovic, M., Sulzbacher, H.: “Predicting the attractivity of a sound by its features – A tool for sound design in casino game industry”, 1st EAA-EuroRegio 2010 Congress on Sound and Vibration, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Sep. 2010
  • Habib, T., Romsdorfer, H., “Concurrent Speaker Localization using Multi-band Position-Pitch (M-PoPi) Algorithm with Spectro-Temporal Pre-Processing”, Interspeech 2010, Sept. 2010
  • Markus Noisternig, Franz Zotter: “On the decomposition of acoustic source radiation patterns measured with surrounding spherical microphone arrays”, DAGA – Fortschritte der Akustik 2011, Düsseldorf, 22-24 March 2
  • Franz Zotter, Matthias Frank, Alois Sontacchi: “The Virtual T-Design Ambisonics-Rig Using VBAP”, 1st EAA-EuroRegio Conference on Sound and Vibration, Ljubljana, 15-17 September 2010.
  • Matthias Frank, Georgios Marentakis, Alois Sontacchi: “A simple technical measure for the perceived source width”, DAGA – Fortschritte der Akustik 2011, Düsseldorf, 22-24 March 2011.
  • Franz Zotter, Matthias Frank, Alois Sontacchi: “Phantom Source widening with deterministic frequency dependent time delays”, Proc. of the 14th Int. Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-11), Paris, September 19-23, 2011.
  • Tania Habib, Harald Romsdorfer: “Improving Multiband Position Pitch Algorithm for Localization and Tracking of Multiple Concurrent Speakers by using a Frequency Selective Criterion”, Submitted Interspeech 2011, Florence, Italy, September 2011.
  • Andrea Sereinig, Markus Kuenstner, Maria Fellner, Franz Graf, Harald Rainer and Andreas REITER: “Design and implementation of a listening room in accordance with the ITU-R BS 1116-1 standard”, DAGA – Fortschritte der Akustik 2011, Düsseldorf, 22-24 March 2011.
  • Michael Stadtschnitzer, Maria Fellner, Mark Telsnig, Georg Koller, Matthias Kropf: „Spatial audio for casino game machines“, DAGA – Fortschritte der Akustik 2011, Düsseldorf, 22-24 March 2011.
  • Tania Habib, Harald Romsdorfer: “Comparison of srp-phat and multiband-popi algorithms for speaker localization using particle filters”, 13th Int. Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-10), Graz, Austria, September 6-10, 2010
  • Werner Moitzi, Martin Schörmaier, Maria Fellner “Development of a Low-Cost Characterization System for Feed-Forward ANC Headphones” Proceeding of DAGA – Jahrestagung für Akustik 2012, Darmstadt, 2012
  • Tania Habib and Harald Romsdorfer: “Auditory Inspired Methods for Localization of Multiple Concurrent Speakers”, Submitted to Speech Communication
  • Habib, T., and H. Romsdorfer, "Improving Multiband Position-Pitch Algorithm for Localization and Tracking of Multiple Concurrent Speakers by Using a Frequency Selective Criterion", Interspeech, Florence, Italy, pp. 2897-2900, 09/2011.
  • Fuchs, A. K., C. Feldbauer, and M. Stark, "Monaural Sound Localization", Interspeech, Florence, Italy, pp. 2521-2524, 09/2011.
  • Hannes Pessentheiner, Harald Romsdorfer, "Beamforming Using Uniform Circular Arrays for Distant Speech Recognition in Reverberant Environments and Double-Talk Scenarios", Interspeech 2012, Submitted
  • G. Marentakis, Ch. Kranzler, M. Frank, M. Opitz, and A. Sontacchi, „Latency tolerance enhancement in in-ear monitoring systems“, In Fortschritte der Akustik, DAGA, Darmstadt, Germany, 2012.
  • S. Braun and M. Frank, "Localization of 3D Ambisonic Recordings and Ambisonic Virtual Sources", ICSA 2011, Detmold, November 2011.
  • R. Baumgartner, H. Pomberger, and M. Frank, "Practical Implementation of Radial Filters for Ambisonic Recordings", ICSA 2011, Detmold, November 2011.
  • M. Zaunschirm, „Modal beamforming using planar circular microphone arrays”, Diploma Thesis,IEM-KUG, April, 2012.
  • F. Zotter, H. Pomberger, and M. Noisternig, "Energy-Preserving Ambisonic Decoding", Acta Acustica United with Acustica, Special Issue on Spherical Acoustics, Jan., pp. 37-47(11), vol. 98(1), 2012.
  • F. Zotter, and B. Bank, "Geometric Error Estimation and Compensation in Compact Spherical Loudspeaker Array Calibration", I2MTC, IEEE, Graz, April, 2012.
  • R. Baumgartner and F. Zotter, "Time-Domain Translation Operators for the Fast-Multipole-Method", Fortschritte der Akustik - DAGA 2012, Darmstadt, March, 2012.
  • F. Zotter and H. Pomberger, "Spherical Slepian functions for approximation of spherical measurement data", Fortschritte der Akustik - DAGA 2012, Darmstadt, March, 2012.
  • F. Zotter and H. Pomberger, "Warping of the Recording Angle in Ambisonics", 1st International Conference on Spatial Audio, Detmold, 2011.
  • H. Pomberger and F. Zotter, "Warping of 3D Ambisonic Recordings", Ambisonics Symposium, Lexington, 2011.
  • Ch. Nachbar, F. Zotter, A. Sontacchi, and E. Deleflie, "Ambix-Suggesting an Ambisonic Format", Ambisonics Symposium, Lexington, 2011.
  • F. Iglisch, J. Spötl, „Soundfield Microphone (B-Format)“, Bachelor Thesis, University of Music an Performing Arts Graz, IEM, July 2011.
  • M. Frank, A. Sontacchi, Th. Lindenbauer, and M. Opitz, "Subjective Sound Quality Evaluation of a Codec for Digital Wireless Transmission", AES 132nd Convention, Budapest, April 2012.
  • M. Frank and A. Sontacchi, "Performance Review of an Expert Listening Panel", DAGA 2012, Darmstadt, March 2012.
  • H. Pomberger, F. Zotter, and D. Biba, "Comprehensive measurements of head on a influence supercardioid microphone", 132th AES Conv, Budapest, April, 2012.
  • S. Braun: „Evaluation of feedback detection criteria” TI-Projekt, IEM-KUG, 2011.
  • M. Guldenschuh and R. Höldrich: „Prediction Filter Design for Active Noise Cancellation Headphones“ submitted to EUSIPCO 2012.
  • M.Guldenschuh, A. Sontacchi, and M. Opitz: „Assessment of Active Noise Cancelling Headphones“,(submitted to) Int. Conference on Consumer Electronics, Berlin, September, 2012.