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Appl. Sci. 2018, 8(1), 16; https://doi.org/10.3390/app8010016

Room Response Equalization—A Review

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Department of Information Engineering, Università Politecnica delle Marche, 60121 Ancona, Italy
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Department of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, 61029 Urbino, Italy
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Institute of Communications Engineering, University of Rostock, 18011 Rostock, Germany
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Academic Editor: Vesa Valimaki
Received: 3 November 2017 / Revised: 7 December 2017 / Accepted: 12 December 2017 / Published: 23 December 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sound and Music Computing)
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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 the room response. This topic has been intensively studied in the last 40 years, resulting in a number of effective techniques facing different aspects of the problem. This review paper aims at giving an overview of the existing methods following their historical evolution, and discussing pros and cons of each approach with relation to the room characteristics, as well as instrumental and perceptual measures. The review is concluded by a discussion on emerging topics and new trends. View Full-Text
Keywords: room response equalization; single-point equalization; multi-point equalization; adaptive equalization; wave domain filtering room response equalization; single-point equalization; multi-point equalization; adaptive equalization; wave domain filtering
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