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Online resources for geometrical acoustics based room acoustics modeling

Links to resources related geometric acoustics modeling techniques


Open-source GA modeling tools

AcMus platform for room acoustics research [QIKG08]

Acoustic modelling of surface scattering from reflectors and diffusers (Matlab) [Cox15]

Edge diffraction Matlab toolbox [SvFV99]

EVERT beam-tracing library [LSLS09]

EVERTims beam-tracer (based on EVERT) [NKSS08]

Explauralisation - Ray-tracing and auralization

ImageSource model (Matlab) [LeJo08]

Pachyderm acoustical simulation

slab3d real-time image source and auralization tool [MiWe02]

Formats for 3D audio

AES69-2015 - standard for 3D audio

CLF - Common Loudspeaker Format

OpenDAFF - Open Directional Audio File Format

Impulse responses

Open Acoustic Impulse Response Library - open database of measured room impulse responses



[Cox15]        Cox, T: Fast time domain modeling of surface scattering from reflectors and diffusers. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 137(6):EL-483-EL489, 2015.

[LeJo08]       Lehmann, E; Johansson, A: Prediction of energy decay in room impulse responses simulated with an image-source model. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 124(1): 269-277, 2008.

[LSLS09]      Laine, S ; Siltanen, S ; Lokki, T ; Savioja, L: Accelerated beam tracing algorithm. In: Appl. Acoust. vol. 70(1):172–181, 2009.

[MiWe02]     Miller, JD ; Wenzel, EM: Recent developments in slab: A software based system for interactive spatial sound synthesis. In: Proc. Int. Conf. Auditory Display (ICAD’2002). Kyoto, Japan, 2002, pp. 01–06.

[NKSS08]     Noisternig, M ; Katz, B ; Siltanen, S ; Savioja, L: Framework for Real-Time Auralization in Architectural Acoustics. In: Acta Acustica United with Acustica vol. 94(6):1000–1015, 2008.

[QIKG08]     Queiroz, M ; Iazzetta, F ; Kon, F ; Gomes, M H A ; Figueiredo, F L ; Masiero, Bruno ; Ueda, L K ; Dias, L ; et al.: AcMus: an open, integrated platform for room acoustics research. In: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society vol. 14, Sociedade Brasileira de Computação (2008), Nr. 3, pp. 87–103.

[SvFV99]      Svensson, U P ; Fred, R I ; Vanderkooy, J: An analytic secondary source model of edge diffraction impulse responses. In: J. Acoust. Soc. Am. vol. 106(5):2331–2344, 1999.