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Fall 2015 Meeting
Jacksonville, Florida
2-6 November 2015


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AIP Names New CEO

Applied Physicist Robert G.W. Brown to Join American Institiute of Physics as CEO.

2015 ASA Election Results

New Officers and Members of the Executive Council have been elected.

JASA Special Issues

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA) will publish a second special issue on Acoustic Metamaterials and is currently accepting manuscripts for a Special Issue entitled “Acoustic and Related Waves in Extraterrestrial Environments.”

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Sound focusing is to create a concentrated acoustic field in the region surrounded by a loudspeaker array. This problem was tackled in the previous research via the Helmholtz integral approach, brightness control, acoustic contrast control, etc. In this paper, the same problem was revisited from the perspective of beamforming. A source array...

Jun 19, 2015

Natural auditory scenes often consist of several sound sources overlapping in time, but separated in space. Yet, location is not fully exploited in auditory grouping: spatially separated sounds can get perceptually fused into a single auditory object and this leads to difficulties in the identification and localization of concurrent sounds. Here, the...

Jun 19, 2015

Room acoustic indicators of intelligibility have focused on the effects of temporal smearing of speech by reverberation and masking by diffuse ambient noise. In the presence of a discrete noise source, these indicators neglect the binaural listener's ability to separate target speech from...

Jun 19, 2015