Subjective Validity of Figures of Merit for Room Aspect Ratio Design

@inproceedings{Wankling2009SubjectiveVO,
  title={Subjective Validity of Figures of Merit for Room Aspect Ratio Design},
  author={Matthew Wankling and Bruno Fazenda},
  year={2009}
}
Attempts have long been made to classify a room’s low frequency audio reproduction capability with regards to its aspect ratio. Common metrics used have relied on the homogeneous distribution of modal frequencies and from these a number of ’optimal’ aspect ratios have emerged. However, most of these metrics ignore the source and receiver coupling to the mode shapes only a few account for this in the derivation of a figure of merit. The subjective validity of these attempts is tested and… CONTINUE READING
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