By Daniela Toledo, Henrik Møller

Authors: Toledo, Daniela; Møller, Henrik
Affiliation: Aalborg University
AES conference: one hundred twenty five (October 2008)
Paper quantity: 7565
Publication Date: October 1, 2008
Subject: Listening exams & Psychoacoustics

Head-related move services (HRTFs) might be decomposed into minimum-phase, linear-phase and all-pass parts. it's identified that low Q-factor all-pass sections in HRTFs are audible as lateral shifts while the interaural workforce hold up at low frequencies is above 30μs. The objective of our research is to check the audibility of excessive Q-factor all-pass elements in HRTFs and the perceptual outcomes of elimination them. A three-alternative pressured selection test has been performed. effects recommend that prime Q-factor all-pass sections are audible whilst provided by myself, yet inaudible while offered with their minimum-phase HRTF counterpart. it really is concluded that top Q-factor all-pass sections should be discarded in HRTFs used for binaural synthesis.

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