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Hearing the shape of a room

M. D. Plumbley
2013 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
Using a combination of stereo vision and parallax as we move around the room, we can resolve the position and angle of walls to determine the size and shape of the room we are in.  ...  Seeing the shape of a room is not difficult for most people.  ...  As a final note, the authors of (Dokmanic et al, 2013 ) have released the code and data to reproduce the results of the paper in their Reproducible Research Repository (http://rr.epfl.ch/).  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.1309932110 pmid:23842088 pmcid:PMC3725052 fatcat:632lbb6d7rcwlcxbsa35qicode

Living Room

Amma Birago
2022 KENTE - Cape Coast Journal of Literature and the Arts  
And sir, I was raised in a family of shrine officiators in the hinterland and I can tell you plain-plain that her craft is champion. You hear 'Agoo.  ...  Scratching the surface of the matter in a couple of phone calls to confidants, I gathered, in short, that the Van Dijks had somewhere along their third year in the country been blackballed by the community  ...  AUTHOR BIO An artist and creative writer, amma birago enjoys Cultural Anthropologist and holds close the one objective of shaping spaces for conversation critical in the pursuit of the implications of  ... 
doi:10.47963/jla.v2i2.444 fatcat:6uwbn4ac2zbftoylywqmpe4k3q

Three-dimensional point-cloud room model in room acoustics simulations

Milos Markovic, So/ren K. Olesen, Dorte Hammersho/i
2013 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
., hearing aids or insert ear phones.  ...  The sensitivity of hearing-impaired adults to acoustic attributes in simulated rooms. William M. Whitmer, David McShefferty, and Michael A. Akeroyd (Inst. of Hearing Res. (Scottish Section), Med.  ...  English and 32 Chinese speakers producing List 1 of the Hearing In Noise Test (HINT) sentences.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4806371 fatcat:ln4w6j7cjvchrckf2gzfmeiwoi

Prediction of room acoustical parameters

A. C. Gade
1991 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
A velocity of 2000 m/s suggests on average about a 50% substitution of hydrate in the pore spaces but the actual vertical concentration gradient is not constrained.  ...  is observed along a small portion of the line at about 3200-m depth.  ...  This single chip implementation has the advantage of low cost and hence can be applied to the speakerphone installed in a small conference room or a hands-free cellular phone.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2029264 fatcat:lpivxh2jlzbj7m5fkzjiq3xqqi

Trading-Room Telephones and the Identification of Counterparts [chapter]

Fabian Muniesa
2008 Living in a Material World  
Incoming sound may be displayed through phone handsets, earplugs or speakers. The user can speak up through a phone handset or through a microphone (see figure 1 ).  ...  As I attempt to show in this paper, empirical investigation on the use of telephones in trading rooms points to a variety of telephonic practices, which do have an impact on the way transactions are shaped  ... 
doi:10.7551/mitpress/9780262162524.003.0010 fatcat:7wrembbsxzfcjggb4s77btwm74

Room to Choose Good Work [chapter]

Monique Kremer, Robert Went, Godfried Engbersen
2021 Research for Policy  
By this reasoning, national governments no longer have the room to make choices and companies cannot provide good jobs due to the pressures of international competition. But is this really true?  ...  Is it realistic to pursue good work for everyone who can and wants to work?  ...  Within 35 min the man is clean, dressed and sitting in the armchair in his living room. "Is there anything else I can do for you?", asks Bouchra, a cup of tea in her hand.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-78682-3_7 fatcat:6nib54bphvg7bnf7ee3usliusq

Augmented Reality Platforms for Virtual Fitting Rooms

Ioannis Pachoulakis
2012 The International Journal of Multimedia & Its Applications  
Multi-sensor body scanners combined with new algorithms and social media technologies have started a revolutionary shift away from the classic desktop paradigm and into the direction of intuitive, "natural  ...  This article reviews recent examples of Virtual Fitting Rooms (VFRs) and supporting technologies which facilitate the shopping experience by letting customers to try-on apparel and/or mixand-match accessories  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Work in this paper has been partially funded by the European Union and the Hellenic General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT) under the "COOPERATION 2009 -09SYN-72-956" Framework  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijma.2012.4404 fatcat:tsqjpvpgxzdzzo7l2bhkj67svi

Speech Correction Rooms in the Public Schools

Harold L. Luper, Stanley Ainsworth
1955 Exceptional children  
Since even the person hired as a speech correctionist often needs to work with hard of hearing children, the suggested rooms are designed and equipped for use with both speech and hearing problems.  ...  However, when this is not feasible, one room (Figure 2) can provide adequate arrange- ments. This room should be at least the size of the office-therapy room in Figure 1, and preferably larger.  ... 
doi:10.1177/001440295502200107 fatcat:nmw2pba2wvdjtdi4i6njsokbwe

Taking living worlds into people's living rooms

Tim Regan
1998 Proceedings of the third symposium on Virtual reality modeling language - VRML '98  
At BT Labs we ran two experiments with Sony and a production company called Illuminations examining the use of such worlds as television, so called Inhabited TV.  ...  Secondly Heaven & Hell -Live put the Shared VRML world centre stage by having one hour of national TV broadcast live from within the world by Channel 4.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The team at BT Labs involved in Inhabited TV covers a number of disciplines and came together with a great deal of enthusiasm, insight, and excitement.  ... 
doi:10.1145/271897.274373 dblp:conf/vrml/Regan98 fatcat:qvjeyfettbdchgrcoy764dlcdu

Leading from the Engine Room [chapter]

Cat Kutay, Elyssebeth Leigh
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
It has the flexibility of a human language in its design and scope, since it is, in effect, the rendition of a language (or languages).  ...  The view is 'from the engine room' at the point where technology and design expertise reframe creative 'story boards' into 'interactive learning experiences'.  ...  the Impacted Fetal Head of Caesarean Section (542) Dr Michael Yu .................................................................................... 502 The First 3 Minutes "Implementation of a Novel  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-78795-4_3 fatcat:j3qmzz5kknbapb6asd3spktrpi

The collaborative tokamak control room

D.P. Schissel
2006 Fusion engineering and design  
This paper reports on one aspect of the project which is the development of the collaborative tokamak control room to enhance both collocated and remote scientific participation in experimental operations  ...  In the US, the National Fusion Collaboratory project is developing a persistent infrastructure to enable scientific collaboration for all aspects of magnetic fusion energy research by creating a robust  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by US Department of Energy SciDAC program and under Cooperative Agreement DE-FC02-01ER25455.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.fusengdes.2006.04.053 fatcat:spmac2zlzrh6zk3js3nd5nkkdm

Evaluating Room Acoustics for Speech Intelligibility

Caitlin R. Kunchur
2019 Open Journal of Applied Sciences  
The main aspect of acoustics that is usually studied is the duration of the reverberation decay, since a long decay causes a blurring of phonemes.  ...  Room acoustics play an important role in the intelligibility of speech.  ...  Fogerty and A. Jurgens. Conflicts of Interest The author declares no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ojapps.2019.97048 fatcat:bmdxurlpyvf6hazjuslteqb2zu

Can a Ground-Based Vehicle Hear the Shape of a Room? [article]

Mireille Boutin, Gregor Kemper
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Assume that a ground-based vehicle moves in a room with walls or other planar surfaces. Can the vehicle reconstruct the positions of the walls from the echoes of a single sound event?  ...  2) walls of any inclination may occur, the loudspeaker is fixed in the room and there are four non-coplanar microphones.  ...  This work has benefited immensely from a research stay of the two authors at the Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery (BIRS) under the "Research in Teams" program  ... 
arXiv:2204.00244v1 fatcat:5vo6jmkv6zatnamnhri2vekch4

Silence, power and communication in the operating room

Fauzia Gardezi, Lorelei Lingard, Sherry Espin, Sarah Whyte, Beverley Orser, G. Ross Baker
2009 Journal of Advanced Nursing  
We conducted a retrospective study of silences observed in communication between nurses and surgeons in a multi-site observational study of interprofessional communication in the operating room.  ...  the operating room.  ...  Acknowledgements Conflict of interest No conflict of interest has been declared by the authors. Author contributions FG and LL were responsible for the study conception and design.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2009.04994.x pmcid:PMC3001035 fatcat:twjponb2hvexhhev75xbqmkufa

Room Response Equalization—A Review

Stefania Cecchi, Alberto Carini, Sascha Spors
2017 Applied Sciences  
This topic has been intensively studied in the last 40 years, resulting in a number of effective techniques facing different aspects of the problem.  ...  Room response equalization aims at improving the sound reproduction in rooms by applying advanced digital signal processing techniques to design an equalizer on the basis of one or more measurements of  ...  model of hearing.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app8010016 fatcat:kav6lxxbxfgqdht44em5o7nzii
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