P. Coleman, P.J.B. Jackson, A. Duque, J. Francombe, and S. Bech
University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, version 1.0, released Aug. 2014.
Room impulse response (RIR) data were recorded defining the acoustic transfer function from 60 loudspeakers in a circular array to 864 microphones located in three zones inside the circle. Each RIR is 32768 samples at 48 kHz. The dataset was captured in the University of Surrey's PATS Studio 2 in September 2013, and includes metadata describing all microphone and loudspeaker positions, the room size and ambient temperature, plus some photos.
The RIRs have been used to calculate sound zone filters in (Coleman et al., 2014). Other researchers may find it useful for designing and analysing the performance of spatial audio techniques in a fairly dry, reflective acoustic environment. If used, we request that the first appearance of the dataset in archival journal be cited, as follows:
P. Coleman, P.J.B. Jackson, M. Olik, and J.A. Pedersen, "Personal audio with a planar bright zone", Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 136 (4): 725-1735, Oct. 2014. [ bib | doi | preprint ]
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