Below is a list of research projects currently ongoing or completed in the CAPE. Click on each project for more details.

Current Projects

360° virtual reality audio

Capturing and rendering audio for 360° virtual reality

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Audio for 3D immersive reproduction

Capturing and rendering audio for 3D immersive reproduction

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CityTones

CityTones: a Repository of Crowdsourced Annotated Soundfield Soundscapes

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Phantom image elevation effect and VHAP

Phantom image elevation effect & Virtual Hemispherical Amplitude Panning (VHAP)

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Objective measurement of perceptual audio

Towards a framework for the objective measurement of perceptual audio attributes

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Prediction of auditory image position model

Development of a perceptual model for the trade-off between interaural time and level differences for the prediction of auditory image position

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Quantifying Factors of Immersion in VR

Quantifying Factors of Immersion in Virtual Reality

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Room acoustics in VR/Augmented reality

Perception of room acoustics in virtual/augmented reality in the context of 6 degrees of freedom

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Sound source dependency of elevation localisation

Investigation into the sound source dependency of elevation localisation in multichannel audio systems

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Soundscape evaluation in virtual reality

Investigations into the recording and reproduction methods for soundscape evaluation in virtual reality

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New user interface design for music production

New user interface design for music production

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3D Audio Toolbox (3DAT)

3D Audio Toolbox (3DAT)

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HULTI-GEN

Huddersfield Universal Listening Test Interface Generator (HULTI-GEN)

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HAART

Huddersfield Acoustical Analysis Research Toolbox (HAART)

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Completed projects

Perceptual Optimisation of Virtual Acoustics

Perceptual Optimisation of Virtual Acoustics (POVA)

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Perceptual Band Allocation (PBA)

Perceptual Band Allocation (PBA) for rendering vertical image spread

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Pinna related transfer function attributes

The perceptual contribution of pinna related transfer function attributes in the median plane

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Audio Dynamics

Audio Dynamics - Towards a Perceptual Model of Punch

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Vertical interchannel decorrelation in 3D sound

Investigations into the perception of vertical interchannel decorrelation in 3D surround sound reproduction

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Frequency thresholds and interchannel crosstalk

The analysis of frequency dependent localisation thresholds and the perceptual effects of vertical interchannel crosstalk

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Non-Linear Sonic Signatures

An Investigation into Non-Linear Sonic Signatures with a Focus on Dynamic Range Compression and the 1176 Fet Compressor

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Effects of a vertical reflection

The effects of a vertical reflection on the relationship between listener preference and timbral and spatial attributes

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Contemporary Metal Music Production

Contemporary Metal Music Production

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Perception of echo thresholds

The effect of sound source and reflection angle on the perception of echo thresholds

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Loudness perception

An investigation into the changes of loudness perception in relation to changes in crest factor for octave bands

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