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Horizontal-plane HRTFs of KEMAR mannequin spatially interpolated with a resolution of 0.5°

Majdak, Piotr; Stawicki, Marnix; Başkent, Deniz

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  "publisher": "Zenodo", 
  "DOI": "10.5281/zenodo.3250072", 
  "title": "Horizontal-plane HRTFs of KEMAR mannequin spatially interpolated with a resolution of 0.5\u00b0", 
  "issued": {
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  "abstract": "<p>HRTFs of the KEMAR manikin (Gardner and Martin, 1995):</p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li>&quot;hrtf_M_normal pinna.sofa&quot;: the original HRTF dataset&nbsp;from the KEMAR manikin at a lateral resolution of 5&deg; stored as a SOFA file (Majdak et al., 2013)</li>\n\t<li>&quot;hrtf_M_normal pinna resolution 0.5 deg.sofa&quot;:&nbsp;A super-resolution HRTF set with a directional&nbsp;up-sampling of the original HRTF set to the lateral resolution of 0.5&deg;. To this end, for each ear&#39;s HRTF set:\n\t<ul>\n\t\t<li>The broadband timing was removed by replacing the HRTF&#39;s phase spectrum by the minimum-phase spectrum (Oppenheim et al. 1999) corresponding to HRTF&#39;s amplitude spectrum.</li>\n\t\t<li>For the interpolation of the amplitude spectra, the complex spectra of the minimum-phase HRTFs for two adjacent available directions were averaged according to a weighting that corresponded to the interpolated target direction.&nbsp;</li>\n\t\t<li>For the interpolation of the timing, a continuous-direction model of the time-of-arrival (TOA) was applied (Ziegelwanger &amp; Majdak, 2014). TOA is the broadband delay arising from the propagation paths from the sound source to the listener&#39;s ear. For a given direction of a sound, the interaural difference of TOAs corresponds to the ITD. The TOA model parameters describe listener&#39;s geometry (head and ears) and configure a continuous-direction function of broadband TOA. We used this function to calculate TOAs for directions in steps of 0.5&deg;. To this end, for each ear, the model was fit to an HRTF set as described by Majdak &amp; Ziegelwanger (2013) using the implementation from the Auditory Modeling Toolbox (S&oslash;ndergaard &amp; Majdak, 2013). Then, each minimum-phase HRTF was temporally up-sampled by a factor of 64, circularly shifted by the TOA obtained from the continuous-direction TOA model for the target direction, and then down-sampled to the sampling rate of 44.1 kHz. Note that the temporal oversampling was required to achieve an interaural resolution of 0.35 &micro;s.&nbsp;</li>\n\t</ul>\n\t</li>\n</ul>\n\n<p>&nbsp;</p>", 
  "author": [
      "family": "Majdak, Piotr"
      "family": "Stawicki, Marnix"
      "family": "Ba\u015fkent, Deniz"
  "version": "1.0.0", 
  "type": "dataset", 
  "id": "3250072"
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