Mr Densil Cabrera

PhD, Sydney; Masters of Arts, UTS; Graduate Diploma in Communication, UTS; Bachelor of Music, Sydney.
Senior Lecturer
Coordinator, Audio & Acoustics Program

G04 - Wilkinson Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 5267

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Biographical details

Dr Densil Cabrera is a senior lecturer in audio and acoustics in the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney. He did his PhD in psychoacoustics at the University of Sydney. Earlier degrees include a Master of Arts (University of Technology, Sydney), Graduate Diploma in Communication (University of Technology, Sydney) and Bachelor of Music (University of Sydney).

Current and recent research projects have been in applications of psychoacoustical models, singer voice quality, auditory spatial perception, room acoustical quality, and auditory display. He has been involved in consulting projects in areas such as acoustics education, auditory display design, building acoustics and auditorium acoustics. Dr Cabrera’s main teaching is in the areas of architectural and audio acoustics, acoustic measurements, psychoacoustics and auditory display.

Professional Experience

  • 2001 | Program Director, Graduate program in Audio and Acoustics, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney.
  • 2006 | Associate Dean (Research),

Research interests

  • Applications of psychoacoustical models.
  • Singer voice quality.
  • Auditory spatial perception.
  • Room acoustical quality.
  • Auditory display.

Teaching and supervision

  • DESC9011 | Audio Production
  • DESC9116 | Loudspeaker Design
  • DESC9133 | Architectural Acoustics Practice
  • DESC9134 | Audio and Acoustics Seminar
  • DESC9135 | Digital Audio Production with ProTools
  • DESC9138 | Architectural and Audio Acoustics
  • DESC9191 | Building Acoustics and Noise Control

Associations

2009 & 2012 | Visiting associate professor, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tokohu University, Sendai, Japan.

Selected grants

2013

  • Above and Beyond Speech, Language and Music: A Virtual Lab for Human Communication Science (HCS vLAB); Barwick L, Burnham D, Arciuli J, Chamorro Cabrera J, Cabrera D; National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources/Research Support.

2012

  • Stage acoustical quality in auditoria: measurement, simulation, prediction and design; Cabrera D, Martens W, Jeon J; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2010

  • Redefining conceptions of child and adolescent emotional responses to music using time-series analysis; Schubert E, Cabrera D, McPherson G; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2006

  • Improving the Induction and Integration of Research Students into the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning; Lu D, Pizarro R, Cabrera D, Gero J, Hill G; University of Sydney/Teaching Improvement Fund (TIF).
  • See Hear! Multimodal Recording and Analysis Facility; et a, Stevens C, Cabrera D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

2005

  • Control of Perceived Room Size in Virtual Acoustic Environments; Cabrera D; University of Sydney/Early Career Researcher.
  • Enhancing Quality in Western Classical Singing and Pedagogy; Kenny D, Mitchell H, Cabrera D, Halliwell M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2004

  • Enabling human communication: Tough problems in human communication with bold but informed solutiond drawing on sound, speech, and language research capabilities; Kenny D, et a, Jin C, Simpson J, van Doorn J, Dale R, Alais D, Andrews S, Barwick L, Cabrera D, Carlile S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Research Networks (ARCRN).

2003

  • Movement and Communication Analysis Lab and Portable Audience Response Facility; et a, Stevens C, Cabrera D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
  • Vocal Quality Projection and Perception Vocal Quality Projection and Perception; Cabrera D, Davis P, Oates J, Greenwood K; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2002

  • Perceived distance & width of a sound source: auditory volume in a room acoustical context.; Cabrera D; DVC Research/Research and Development Scheme: Newly Appointed Staff (NAS).

Selected publications & creative works

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Edited Books

  • Suzuki, Y., Brungart, D., Iwaya, Y., Lida, K., Cabrera, D., Kato, H. (2011). Principles and Applications of Spatial Hearing. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.

Book Chapters

  • Cabrera, D. (2012). Playing the Room: One's Own Voice on Stage. In Dagmar Reinhardt (Eds.), Youtopia. A Passion for the Dark: Architecture at the Intersection of Digital Processes and Theatrical Performance, (pp. 98-104). Melbourne, Australia: Freerange Press.
  • Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2011). Sonifying head-related transfer functions. In Yoiti Suzuki, Doublas Brungart, Yukio Iwaya, Kazuhiro Lida, Densil Cabrera, Hiro (Eds.), Principles and Applications of Spatial Hearing, (pp. 473-483). Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.
  • Ferguson, S., Martens, W., Cabrera, D. (2011). Statistical Sonification for Exploratory Data Analysis. In Thomas Hermann, Andy Hunt, John G. Neuhoff (Eds.), The Sonification Handbook, (pp. 175-196). Berlin, Germany: Logos Verlag Berlin.
  • Martens, W., Cabrera, D., Kim, S. (2011). The 'Phantom Walker' illusion: evidence for the dominance of dynamic interaural over spectral directional cues during walking. In Yoiti Suzuki, Doublas Brungart, Yukio Iwaya, Kazuhiro Lida, Densil Cabrera, Hiro (Eds.), Principles and Applications of Spatial Hearing, (pp. 81-102). Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.

Journals

  • Yadav, M., Cabrera, D., Kenny, D. (2014). Towards a Method for Loudness-based Analysis of the Sound of one's own Voice. Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology. [More Information]
  • Ferguson, S., Kenny, D., Mitchell, H., Ryan, M., Cabrera, D. (2013). Change in Messa di Voce Characteristics During 3 Years of Classical Singing Training at the Tertiary Level. Journal of Voice, 27(4), 523.e35-523.e48. [More Information]
  • Martens, W., Sakamoto, S., Miranda Jofre, L., Cabrera, D. (2013). Dominance of head-motion-coupled directional cues over other cues during walking depends upon source spectrum. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 19, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Miranda Jofre, L., Cabrera, D., Yadav, M., Sygulska, A., Martens, W. (2013). Evaluation of stage acoustics preference for a singer using oral-binaural room impulse responses. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 19, 1-9. [More Information]
  • de Dear, R., Nathwani, A., Candido, C., Cabrera, D. (2013). The next generation of experientially realistic lab-based research: The University of Sydney's Indoor Environmental Quality Laboratory. Architectural Science Review, 56(1), 83-92. [More Information]
  • Yadav, M., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2012). A system for simulating room acoustical environments for one's own voice. Applied Acoustics, 73(4), 409-414. [More Information]
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2012). Accounting for listening level in the prediction of reverberance using early decay time. Acoustics Australia, 40(2), 103-110.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2012). The effect of loudness on the reverberance of music: Reverberance prediction using loudness models. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 131(2), 1194-1205. [More Information]
  • Yadav, M., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2011). Auditory Room Size Perceived From A Room Acoustic Simulation With Autophonic Stimuli. Acoustics Australia, 39(3), 101-105.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2011). Equal Reverberance Contours for Synthetic Room Impulse Responses Listened to Directly: Evaluation of Reverberance in Terms of Loudness Decay Parameters. Building Acoustics, 18(1,2), 189-206.
  • Jeon, J., Lee, P., Hong, J., Cabrera, D. (2011). Non-auditory factors affecting urban soundscape evaluation. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 130(6), 3761-3770. [More Information]
  • Cabrera, D., Lee, D., Collins, R., Hartmann, B., Martens, W., Sato, H. (2011). Variation in Oral-Binaural Room Impulse Responses for Horizontal Rotations of a Head and Torso Simulator. Building Acoustics, 18(1,2), 227-252. [More Information]
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D. (2010). Effect of listening level and background noise on the subjective decay rate of room impulse responses: Using time-varying loudness to model reverberance. Applied Acoustics, 71(9), 801-811. [More Information]
  • Ferguson, S., Kenny, D., Cabrera, D. (2010). Effects of Training on Time-Varying Spectral Energy and Sound Pressure Level in Nine Male Classical Singers. Journal of Voice, 24(1), 39-46.
  • Cabrera, D., Connolly, A., Davis, P. (2010). Long-Term Horizontal Vocal Directivity of Opera Singers: Effects of Singing Projection and Acoustic Environment. Journal of Voice, 25(6), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Cabrera, D., McCarthy, R., Bassett, J., Gilfillan, D. (2010). The Measurement of Directional Stage Support in a Drama Theatre: Quantifying the Acoustic Effect of a Set. Building Acoustics, 17(1), 1-14.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D. (2009). Basic Considerations for Loudness-based Analysis of Room Impulse Responses. Building Acoustics, 16(1), 31-46.
  • Cabrera, D., Sato, H., Martens, W., Lee, D. (2009). Binaural measurement and simulation of the room acoustical response from a person's mouth to their ears. Acoustics Australia, 37(3), 98-103.
  • Stewart, K., Cabrera, D. (2009). Effect of Acoustic Environment on the Sensitivity of Speech Transmission Index to Source Directivity. Architectural Science Review, 52(1), 71-78.
  • Sun, D., Jin, C., Van Schaik, F., Cabrera, D. (2009). The design and evaluation of an economically constructed anechoic chamber. Architectural Science Review, 52(4), 312-319.
  • Jeon, J., Kim, Y., Cabrera, D., Bassett, J. (2008). The effect of visual and auditory cues on seat preference in an opera theater. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123(6), 4272-4282.
  • Koralage, K., Cabrera, D. (2007). Acoustics of Six Historic Cinemas in New South Wales, Australia. Acoustics Australia, 35(1), 5-8.
  • Cabrera, D., Morimoto, M. (2007). Influence of fundamental frequency and source elevation on the vertical localization of complex tones and complex tone pairs. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 122(1), 478-488.
  • Reid, K., Davis, P., Oates, J., Cabrera, D., Ternstrom, S., Black, M., Chapman, J. (2007). The Acoustic Characteristics of Professional Opera Singers Performing in Chorus Versus Solo Mode. Journal of Voice, 21(1), 35-45. [More Information]
  • Ternstrom, S., Cabrera, D., Davis, P. (2005). Self-to-other ratios measured in an opera chorus in performance. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 118(6), 3903-3911.
  • Choi, Y., Cabrera, D. (2005). Some current issues in computer modelling for room acoustic design. Acoustics Australia, 33(1), 19-24.
  • Ferguson, S., Cabrera, D. (2005). Vertical localization of sound from multiway loudspeakers. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society (A E S), 53(3), 163-173.
  • Cabrera, D., Davis, P., Barnes, J., Jacobs, M., Bell, A. (2002). Recording the Operatic Voice for Acoustic Analysis. Acoustics Australia, 30(3), 103-108.
  • Cabrera, D. (2001). PsySound': A computer program for the psychoacoustical anaysis of music. MikroPolyphonie, 5, 1-10.
  • Cabrera, D. (2001). Subjective assessment of resonating sound art recordings. Journal of Music Perception and Cognition.
  • Cabrera, D. (2001). The size of sound. MikroPolyphonie, 5, 1-10.

Edited Journals

  • Cabrera, D. (2011). Guest editorial - Building Acoustics. Building Acoustics, 18(1,2).

Conferences

  • Ferguson, S., Schubert, E., Lee, D., Cabrera, D., McPherson, G. (2013). A comparison between continuous categorical emotion responses and stimulus loudness parameters. 4th International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications (IISA 2013), Piscataway, New Jersey: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Miranda Jofre, L., Cabrera, D., Stewart, K. (2013). A concentric compact spherical microphone and loudspeaker array for acoustical measurements. 135th Audio Engineering Society Convention, New York: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Jimenez, D., Vandenberg, N., Miranda Jofre, L., Yadav, M., Cabrera, D. (2013). Auralisation of stage acoustics for large ensembles. Acoustics 2013 Victor Harbor: Science, Technology and Amenity, Victor Harbor, South Australia: Australian Acoustical Society, South Australian Division.
  • Yadav, M., Cabrera, D., Miranda Jofre, L., Martens, W., Lee, D., Collins, R. (2013). Investigating auditory room size perception with autophonic stimuli. 135th Audio Engineering Society Convention, New York: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Yadav, M., Cabrera, D., Lee, D., Miranda Jofre, L., Martens, W. (2013). The regulation of voice levels in various room acoustic conditions. Acoustics 2013 Victor Harbor: Science, Technology and Amenity, Victor Harbor, South Australia: Australian Acoustical Society, South Australian Division.
  • Dash, I., Power, T., Cabrera, D. (2013). The relation between preferred TV programme loudness, screen size and display format. 134th Audio Engineering Society Convention, Red Hook, NY: Curran Associates, Inc.
  • Pop, C., Wee, M., Cabrera, D., Tan, G. (2012). Acoustic descriptors for open plan offices - Evaluation of field measurements. 9th European Conference on Noise Control, EURONOISE 2012, Czech Republic: European Acoustics Association - EAA.
  • Martens, W., McKinnon-Bassett, M., Cabrera, D. (2012). Perceptual evaluation of stochastic-event-based percussive timbres for use in statistical sonification. 132nd Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Manor, E., Martens, W., Cabrera, D. (2012). Preferred Spatial Post-Processing of Popular Stereophonic Music for Headphone Reproduction. 133rd Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Yadav, M., Miranda Jofre, L., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2012). Simulating autophony with auralized oral binaural room impulse responses. 133rd Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • McGrory, M., Castro Cirac, D., Gaussen, O., Cabrera, D. (2012). Sound absorption coefficient measurement: Re-examining the relationship between impedance tube and reverberant room methods. Acoustics 2012 Fremantle: Acoustics, Development and the Environment, Fremantle, Western Australia: The Australian Acoustical Society Western Australian Division.
  • Cabrera, D., Miranda Jofre, L., Jin, C., Epain, N. (2012). Spatial analysis of acoustic support on auditorium stages: modelling and measurement using high-order transducers. Acoustics 2012 Fremantle: Acoustics, Development and the Environment, Fremantle, Western Australia: The Australian Acoustical Society Western Australian Division.
  • Dash, I., Mossman, M., Cabrera, D. (2012). The relative importance of speech and non-speech components for preferred listening levels. 132nd Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Yadav, M., Miranda Jofre, L., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2012). Variations in acoustical parameters in oral-binaural room impulse responses of a real and a computermodelled room. Acoustics 2012 Fremantle: Acoustics, Development and the Environment, Fremantle, Western Australia: The Australian Acoustical Society Western Australian Division.
  • Hyde, R., Shahriar, A., Hayman, S., Cabrera, D. (2011). 45th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) | From principles to practice in architectural science. 45th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA 2011), Sydney, Australia: Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning, The University of Sydney.
  • Cabrera, D., Stewart, K., Miranda Jofre, L. (2011). A directivity-controlled virtual loudspeaker array for simulating sound sources in rooms. 45th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA 2011), Sydney, Australia: Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning, The University of Sydney.
  • Cabrera, D., Stewart, K., Miranda Jofre, L. (2011). Acoustic source beam control using a compact virtual loudspeaker array. Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Acoustics 2011: Breaking New Ground, Darlinghurst, Sydney: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Martens, W., Cabrera, D., Stewart, K. (2011). Close-range variation in binaural responses to orally-radiated sources. Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Acoustics 2011: Breaking New Ground, Darlinghurst, Sydney: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Spargo, D., Martens, W., Cabrera, D. (2011). Comparison of Room Acoustic Measurements of Diffuseness with a Theoretical Model. Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Acoustics 2011: Breaking New Ground, Darlinghurst, Sydney: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Lee, D., Yadav, M., Martens, W. (2011). Decay Envelope Manipulation of Room Impulse Responses: Techniques for Auralization and Sonification. Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Acoustics 2011: Breaking New Ground, Darlinghurst, Sydney: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Yadav, M., Cabrera, D., Collins, R., Martens, W. (2011). Detection of headtracking in room acoustic simulations for one's own voice. Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Acoustics 2011: Breaking New Ground, Darlinghurst, Sydney: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Miranda Jofre, L. (2011). Effect of Horizontal Diffusivity on Loudness. 131st Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Dash, I., Smith, B., Cabrera, D. (2011). Frequency weighting and ballistics in program loudness modelling. 130th Audio Engineering Society Convention, UK: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Yadav, M., Kenny, D. (2011). Linearity in the loudness envelope of the messa di voce. Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Acoustics 2011: Breaking New Ground, Darlinghurst, Sydney: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Jeon, J., Kim, Y., Cabrera, D. (2011). Objective and subjective evaluations of musicians' performances in relation to stage support parameters. Forum Acusticum 2011, Serrano, Madrid: European Acoustics Association - EAA.
  • Cabrera, D., Miranda Jofre, L., Heggie, C., Shin, D., Dmitrewicz, M., Tan, S., Knight, B. (2011). Qualification of a higher order Ambisonics system for simulating acoustic environments. 45th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA 2011), Sydney, Australia: Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning, The University of Sydney.
  • Cabrera, D., Lee, D., Collins, R., Hartmann, B., Martens, W., Sato, H. (2010). Characterising the variation in oral­-binaural room impulse responses for horizontal rotations of a head and torso simulator. International Symposium on Room Acoustics (ISRA 2010), Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Okamoto, T., Katz, B., Noisternig, M., Iwaya, Y., Suzuki, Y. (2010). Considerations in characterising an almost anechoic room for interactive spatial audio reproduction. International Symposium on Room Acoustics (ISRA 2010), Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2010). Equal reverberance contours for synthetic room impulse responses listened to directly:Evaluation of reverberance in terms of loudness decay parameters. International Symposium on Room Acoustics (ISRA 2010), Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2010). Equal reverberance matching of running musical stimuli having various reverberation times and SPLs. The 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2010, Sydney: International Commission for Acoustics.
  • Stewart, K., Cabrera, D. (2010). Evaluation of a hard-walled rectangular room model with a planar absorption cavity. The 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2010, Sydney: International Commission for Acoustics.
  • Okamoto, T., Cabrera, D., Noisternig, M., Katz, B., Iwaya, Y., Suzuki, Y. (2010). Improving sound field reproduction in a small room based on higher-order ambisonics with a 157-loudspeaker array. 2nd International Symposium on Ambisonics and Spherical Acoustics, Paris, France: IRCAM (Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique).
  • Bassett, J., Spargo, D., Cabrera, D. (2010). Using an ambisonic microphone for measurement of the diffuse state in a reverberant room. The 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2010, Sydney: International Commission for Acoustics.
  • Ferguson, S., Cabrera, D. (2009). Auditory Spectral Summarisation for Audio Signals With Musical Applications. 10th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference ISMIR 2009, Japan: International Society for Music Information Retrieval.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2009). Equal Reverberance Matching of Music. Acoustics 2009: Research to Consulting - Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Australia: School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Adelaide.
  • Spargo, D., Martens, W., Cabrera, D. (2009). Evaluation of Changes in Stereophonic Imagery during Progressive Optimization of Loudspeaker Configuration in Critical Listening Rooms. Acoustics 2009: Research to Consulting - Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Australia: School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Adelaide.
  • Stewart, K., Cabrera, D., Spargo, D. (2009). Towards an active reverberant room. Acoustics 2009: Research to Consulting - Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Australia: School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Adelaide.
  • Russell, M., Fricke, F., Cabrera, D. (2008). An improved plenum chamber silencer. Acoustics 2008 Acoustics and Sustainability: How should acoustics adapt to meet future demands?, Castlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D. (2008). Analysing Room Impulse Responses with Psychoacoustical Algorithms: A Preliminary Study. Acoustics 2008 Acoustics and Sustainability: How should acoustics adapt to meet future demands?, Castlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Ortiz, S., Nieh, H., Cabrera, D. (2008). Avoidance of noise-related errors in the analysis of room impulse responses. Acoustics 2008 Acoustics and Sustainability: How should acoustics adapt to meet future demands?, Castlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • McCarthy, R., Cabrera, D., Bassett, J. (2008). Directional assessment of acoustic stage support in a drama theatre. Acoustics 2008 Acoustics and Sustainability: How should acoustics adapt to meet future demands?, Castlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Stewart, K., Cabrera, D. (2008). Effect of acoustic environment on the sensitivity of speech transmission index to source directivity. Acoustics 2008 Acoustics and Sustainability: How should acoustics adapt to meet future demands?, Castlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Miranda Jofre, L., Cabrera, D. (2008). Evaluation of binaural loudness models with signals of different diffusivity. Acoustics 2008 Acoustics and Sustainability: How should acoustics adapt to meet future demands?, Castlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Ferguson, S., Cabrera, D. (2008). Exploratory Sound Analysis: Sonifying Data About Sound. 14th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD 2008), Paris, France: IRCAM (Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique).
  • Jan Mohamed, M., Cabrera, D. (2008). Human Sensitivity to Interaural Phase Difference for Very Low Frequency Sound. Acoustics 2008 Acoustics and Sustainability: How should acoustics adapt to meet future demands?, Castlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S., Schubert, E. (2008). Psysound3: An integrated environment for the analysis of sound recordings. Acoustics 2008 Acoustics and Sustainability: How should acoustics adapt to meet future demands?, Castlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S., Schubert, E. (2007). 'PsySound3': Software for Acoustical and Psychoacoustical Analysis of Sound Recordings. ICAD 2007- The 13th International Conference on Auditory Display, Montreal, Canada: Schulich School of Music, McGill University.
  • Cabrera, D. (2007). Acoustic Clarity And Auditory Room Size Perception. 14th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV14), Australia: International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration.
  • Cabrera, D., Jeong, D. (2007). Auditory room size perception in concert auditoria. The 19th International Congress on Acoustics ICA2007Madrid, Spain: Sociedad Espanola de Acustica.
  • Cabrera, D. (2007). Control of Perceived Room Size Using Simple Binaural Technology. ICAD 2007- The 13th International Conference on Auditory Display, Montreal, Canada: Schulich School of Music, McGill University.
  • Stewart, K., Cabrera, D. (2007). Effect of Artificial Mouth Size on Speech Transmission Index. 14th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV14), Australia: International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration.
  • Song, H., Beilharz, K., Cabrera, D. (2007). Evaluation of Spatial Presentation in Sonification for Identifying Concurrent Audio Streams. ICAD 2007- The 13th International Conference on Auditory Display, Montreal, Canada: Schulich School of Music, McGill University.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D. (2007). Nonlinear Effects in Airborne Sound Insulation Measurement. 14th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV14), Australia: International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S. (2007). Sonification of Sound: Tools for Teaching Acoustics and Audio. ICAD 2007- The 13th International Conference on Auditory Display, Montreal, Canada: Schulich School of Music, McGill University.
  • Cabrera, D., Davis, P., Connolly, A. (2007). Vocal directivity of eight opera singers in terms of spectro-spatial parameters. The 19th International Congress on Acoustics ICA2007Madrid, Spain: Sociedad Espanola de Acustica.
  • Skirlis, K., Cabrera, D., Connolly, A. (2006). A psycho-acoustical analysis of vocal effort by opera singers. 4th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan. Acoustical Society of America.
  • Fricke, F., Nannariello, J., Cabrera, D. (2006). A Statistical approach to concert hall acoustical design. First Australasian Acoustical Societies' Conference. Acoustics 2006: Noise of Progress, Catlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Stewart, K., Cabrera, D., Fricke, F. (2006). Acoustics laboratory fire at the University of Sydney. First Australasian Acoustical Societies' Conference. Acoustics 2006: Noise of Progress, Catlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Beilharz, K., Ferguson, S., Song, H., Cabrera, D. (2006). An interactive approach for teaching information sonification. ICAD 2006 - 12th International Conference on Auditory Display, London, UK: Queen Mary, University of London.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S. (2006). Auditory Display of Audio. The 120th Audio Engineering Society Convention. Audio Engineering Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Pop, C., Jeong, D. (2006). Auditory room size perception: A comparison of real versus binaural sound-fields. First Australasian Acoustical Societies' Conference. Acoustics 2006: Noise of Progress, Catlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Marshall, S., Lee, D., Cabrera, D. (2006). Comparison of low frequency sound insulation field measurement methods. First Australasian Acoustical Societies' Conference. Acoustics 2006: Noise of Progress, Catlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S., Laing, G. (2006). Considerations arising from the development of auditory alerts for air traffic control consoles. ICAD 2006 - 12th International Conference on Auditory Display, London, UK: Queen Mary, University of London.
  • Degos, D., Edson, S., Cabrera, D. (2006). Koch's snowflake: a case study of sound scattering of fractal surfaces. The 120th Audio Engineering Society Convention. Audio Engineering Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Morimoto, M., Sakagami, K., Sato, H. (2006). Potential low frequency environmental cues for sound source elevation. The 9th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference (WESPAC IX 2006).
  • Stewart, K., Cabrera, D. (2006). Re-equipping the University of Sydney's acoustics laboratory after a fire. 4th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan. Acoustical Society of America.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S., Maria, R. (2006). Sonification of sound: Auditory display for acoustics education. 4th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan. Acoustical Society of America.
  • Ferguson, S., Cabrera, D., Beilharz, K., Song, H. (2006). Using psychoacoustical models for information sonification. ICAD 2006 - 12th International Conference on Auditory Display, London, UK: Queen Mary, University of London.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S., Maria, R. (2006). Using sonification for teaching acoustics and audio. First Australasian Acoustical Societies' Conference. Acoustics 2006: Noise of Progress, Catlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Kim, J., Jeong, D., Cabrera, D. (2005). A preliminary investigation of auditory room size perception. Accoustical Society of Korea Conference. Acoustical Society of Korea.
  • Cabrera, D., Jeong, D., Kim, J., Kwak, H. (2005). Auditory room size perception for modeled and measured rooms. Internoise.
  • Pop, C., Cabrera, D. (2005). Auditory Room Size Perception for Real Rooms. Acoustics 2005, Victoria, Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Laing, G., Ferguson, S. (2005). Development of auditory alerts for air traffic control consoles. 119th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2005 (119th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Jeon, J., Kim, S., Kim, Y., Cabrera, D. (2005). Effects of stage reflectors on the stage acoustics in concert halls. The 2nd International Symposium on Temporal Design. JTD Editorial Board.
  • Subkey, A., Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S. (2005). Localization and image size effects for low frequency sound. 118th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2005 (118th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Azzali, A., Capra, A., Farina, A., Martignon, P. (2005). Perceived room size and source distance in five simulated concert auditoria. The 12th International Congress on Sound and Vibration.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S., Tilley, S., Morimoto, M. (2005). Recent studies on the effect of signal frequency on auditory vertical localization. 11th Meeting of the International Conference on Auditory Display, Limerick, Ireland: ICAD.
  • Martignon, P., Azzali, A., Cabrera, D., Capra, A., Farina, A. (2005). Reproduction of auditorium spatial impression with binaural and stereophonic sound systems. 118th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2005 (118th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Cabrera, D. (2005). Reproduction of Room Sound-fields for Subjective Assessment. Acoustics 2005, Victoria, Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Ferguson, S., Vande Moere, A., Cabrera, D. (2005). Seeing Sound: Real-time Sound Visualisation in Visual Feedback Loops used for Training Musicians. Ninth International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV05), Piscataway NJ: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Skirlis, K., Cabrera, D., Conolly, A. (2005). Spectral and Temporal Changes in Singer Performance With Variaton in Vocal Effort. Acoustics 2005, Victoria, Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Jeon, J., Kim, S., Cabrera, D., Bassett, J. (2005). The effect of visual input on the evaluation of the acoustics in an opera house. Forum Acusticum.
  • Willsallen, S., Cabrera, D. (2004). Assessment of music audio quality in a sports stadium. 117th Audio Engineering Society Convention. Audio Engineering Society.
  • Nguyen, A., Cabrera, D. (2004). Auditory and visual spatial impression: Recent studies of three auditoria. 148th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Acoustical Society of America.
  • Cabrera, D., Nguyen, A., Choi, Y. (2004). Auditory Versus Visual Spatial Impression: A Study Of Two Auditoria. ICAD 04 - Tenth Meeting of the International Conference on Auditory Display, Australia: University of Western Sydney.
  • Bassett, J., Jin, C., Cabrera, D., Osman, M. (2004). Measuring the directional variation of spectral energy across time in the Sydney Opera House. 18th International Congress on Acoustics. Acoustical Society of Japan.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S. (2004). Simultaneous vertical localization of low- and high-frequency noise bands. 18th International Congress on Acoustics. Acoustical Society of Japan.
  • Nguyen, A., Cabrera, D. (2004). Visual counterparts to spatial impression in auditorium acoustics. International Symposium on Room Acoustics: Design and Science.
  • Cabrera, D., Davis, P. (2004). Vocal directivity measurements of eight opera singers. 18th International Congress on Acoustics. Acoustical Society of Japan.
  • Bassett, J., Osman, M., Choi, Y., Cabrera, D. (2003). A means of documenting the acoustic quality of spaces. 37th Australian & New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Conference, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Osman, M., Cabrera, D., Fricke, F. (2003). Acoustic design of small music practice rooms. 37th Australian & New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Conference, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Cabrera, D. (2003). Auditory image size: volume and spatial impression. 8th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference (WesPac VIII): Acoustics on the Move, Castlemaine, VIC, Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Koralage, K., Cabrera, D. (2003). Historic Cinema Acoustics. 37th Australian & New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Conference, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Cabrera, D., Davis, P. (2003). Laboratory evaluation of a head and torso simulator for opera singer acoustic source simulation. 37th Australian & New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Conference, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Cabrera, D., Tilley, S. (2003). Parameters for auditory display of height and size. The 9th International Conference on Auditory Display: ICAD 2003, USA: Boston University.
  • Nguyen, A., Cabrera, D. (2003). Spatial impression in auditorium acoustics and architectural design. 37th Australian & New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Conference, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Tilley, S., Cabrera, D. (2003). The pitch-height effect and its relation to auditory image size. 8th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference (WesPac VIII): Acoustics on the Move, Castlemaine, VIC, Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Tilley, S. (2003). Vertical localization and image size effects in loudspeaker reproduction. 24th Audio Engineering Society Conference on Multichannel Audio.
  • Cabrera, D., Bassett, J. (2002). An Assessment of Furduev and T'ung's method for measurement of room diffusion. Sound in the Built Environment: The 16th Biennial Conference of the New Zealand Acoustical Society, Auckland: New Zealand Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Gilfillan, D. (2002). Auditory Distance Perception of Speech in the Presence of Noise. 8th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD2002), Kyoto, Japan: Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute (ATR).
  • Cabrera, D., McLachlan,, N. (2002). Calculated Pitch Sensations for New Musical Bell Designs. 7th International Conference on Music Perception & Cognition, Sydney: Casual Productions.
  • Cabrera, D. (2001). Acoustical, psychoacoustical and subjective assessment of Alvin Lucier's 'I am Sitting in a Room'. Australasian Computer Music Association Conference.
  • Cabrera, D. (2001). Simplicity in the sound of resonating sound art. Meeting of the Japanese Society for Music Perception and Cognition.
  • Cabrera, D. (2000). Environmental infrasound recordings. Australasian Computer Music Conference 2000. The Australasian Computer Music Association.

Original Creative Work

  • Cabrera, D. (2006). What Survives: Sonic Residues in Breathing Buildings, (pp. 6 - 9). Sydney, Australia: Performance Space.
  • Cabrera, D. (2002). Serenade. Cabrera Densil.

Live Performances

  • Cabrera, D. (2012). Copper Promises: Hinemihi Haka. Performance Space, Carriage Works, Sydney, Australia: Performance Space.

Recorded / Rendered

  • Duncan, J., Cabrera, D. (2003). Infrasound - Tidal. On , CD, United States of America: Allquestions.

2014

  • Yadav, M., Cabrera, D., Kenny, D. (2014). Towards a Method for Loudness-based Analysis of the Sound of one's own Voice. Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology. [More Information]

2013

  • Ferguson, S., Schubert, E., Lee, D., Cabrera, D., McPherson, G. (2013). A comparison between continuous categorical emotion responses and stimulus loudness parameters. 4th International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications (IISA 2013), Piscataway, New Jersey: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Miranda Jofre, L., Cabrera, D., Stewart, K. (2013). A concentric compact spherical microphone and loudspeaker array for acoustical measurements. 135th Audio Engineering Society Convention, New York: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Jimenez, D., Vandenberg, N., Miranda Jofre, L., Yadav, M., Cabrera, D. (2013). Auralisation of stage acoustics for large ensembles. Acoustics 2013 Victor Harbor: Science, Technology and Amenity, Victor Harbor, South Australia: Australian Acoustical Society, South Australian Division.
  • Ferguson, S., Kenny, D., Mitchell, H., Ryan, M., Cabrera, D. (2013). Change in Messa di Voce Characteristics During 3 Years of Classical Singing Training at the Tertiary Level. Journal of Voice, 27(4), 523.e35-523.e48. [More Information]
  • Martens, W., Sakamoto, S., Miranda Jofre, L., Cabrera, D. (2013). Dominance of head-motion-coupled directional cues over other cues during walking depends upon source spectrum. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 19, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Miranda Jofre, L., Cabrera, D., Yadav, M., Sygulska, A., Martens, W. (2013). Evaluation of stage acoustics preference for a singer using oral-binaural room impulse responses. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 19, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Yadav, M., Cabrera, D., Miranda Jofre, L., Martens, W., Lee, D., Collins, R. (2013). Investigating auditory room size perception with autophonic stimuli. 135th Audio Engineering Society Convention, New York: Audio Engineering Society.
  • de Dear, R., Nathwani, A., Candido, C., Cabrera, D. (2013). The next generation of experientially realistic lab-based research: The University of Sydney's Indoor Environmental Quality Laboratory. Architectural Science Review, 56(1), 83-92. [More Information]
  • Yadav, M., Cabrera, D., Lee, D., Miranda Jofre, L., Martens, W. (2013). The regulation of voice levels in various room acoustic conditions. Acoustics 2013 Victor Harbor: Science, Technology and Amenity, Victor Harbor, South Australia: Australian Acoustical Society, South Australian Division.
  • Dash, I., Power, T., Cabrera, D. (2013). The relation between preferred TV programme loudness, screen size and display format. 134th Audio Engineering Society Convention, Red Hook, NY: Curran Associates, Inc.

2012

  • Yadav, M., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2012). A system for simulating room acoustical environments for one's own voice. Applied Acoustics, 73(4), 409-414. [More Information]
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2012). Accounting for listening level in the prediction of reverberance using early decay time. Acoustics Australia, 40(2), 103-110.
  • Pop, C., Wee, M., Cabrera, D., Tan, G. (2012). Acoustic descriptors for open plan offices - Evaluation of field measurements. 9th European Conference on Noise Control, EURONOISE 2012, Czech Republic: European Acoustics Association - EAA.
  • Cabrera, D. (2012). Copper Promises: Hinemihi Haka. Performance Space, Carriage Works, Sydney, Australia: Performance Space.
  • Martens, W., McKinnon-Bassett, M., Cabrera, D. (2012). Perceptual evaluation of stochastic-event-based percussive timbres for use in statistical sonification. 132nd Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Cabrera, D. (2012). Playing the Room: One's Own Voice on Stage. In Dagmar Reinhardt (Eds.), Youtopia. A Passion for the Dark: Architecture at the Intersection of Digital Processes and Theatrical Performance, (pp. 98-104). Melbourne, Australia: Freerange Press.
  • Manor, E., Martens, W., Cabrera, D. (2012). Preferred Spatial Post-Processing of Popular Stereophonic Music for Headphone Reproduction. 133rd Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Yadav, M., Miranda Jofre, L., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2012). Simulating autophony with auralized oral binaural room impulse responses. 133rd Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • McGrory, M., Castro Cirac, D., Gaussen, O., Cabrera, D. (2012). Sound absorption coefficient measurement: Re-examining the relationship between impedance tube and reverberant room methods. Acoustics 2012 Fremantle: Acoustics, Development and the Environment, Fremantle, Western Australia: The Australian Acoustical Society Western Australian Division.
  • Cabrera, D., Miranda Jofre, L., Jin, C., Epain, N. (2012). Spatial analysis of acoustic support on auditorium stages: modelling and measurement using high-order transducers. Acoustics 2012 Fremantle: Acoustics, Development and the Environment, Fremantle, Western Australia: The Australian Acoustical Society Western Australian Division.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2012). The effect of loudness on the reverberance of music: Reverberance prediction using loudness models. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 131(2), 1194-1205. [More Information]
  • Dash, I., Mossman, M., Cabrera, D. (2012). The relative importance of speech and non-speech components for preferred listening levels. 132nd Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Yadav, M., Miranda Jofre, L., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2012). Variations in acoustical parameters in oral-binaural room impulse responses of a real and a computermodelled room. Acoustics 2012 Fremantle: Acoustics, Development and the Environment, Fremantle, Western Australia: The Australian Acoustical Society Western Australian Division.

2011

  • Hyde, R., Shahriar, A., Hayman, S., Cabrera, D. (2011). 45th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) | From principles to practice in architectural science. 45th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA 2011), Sydney, Australia: Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning, The University of Sydney.
  • Cabrera, D., Stewart, K., Miranda Jofre, L. (2011). A directivity-controlled virtual loudspeaker array for simulating sound sources in rooms. 45th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA 2011), Sydney, Australia: Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning, The University of Sydney.
  • Cabrera, D., Stewart, K., Miranda Jofre, L. (2011). Acoustic source beam control using a compact virtual loudspeaker array. Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Acoustics 2011: Breaking New Ground, Darlinghurst, Sydney: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Yadav, M., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2011). Auditory Room Size Perceived From A Room Acoustic Simulation With Autophonic Stimuli. Acoustics Australia, 39(3), 101-105.
  • Martens, W., Cabrera, D., Stewart, K. (2011). Close-range variation in binaural responses to orally-radiated sources. Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Acoustics 2011: Breaking New Ground, Darlinghurst, Sydney: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Spargo, D., Martens, W., Cabrera, D. (2011). Comparison of Room Acoustic Measurements of Diffuseness with a Theoretical Model. Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Acoustics 2011: Breaking New Ground, Darlinghurst, Sydney: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Lee, D., Yadav, M., Martens, W. (2011). Decay Envelope Manipulation of Room Impulse Responses: Techniques for Auralization and Sonification. Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Acoustics 2011: Breaking New Ground, Darlinghurst, Sydney: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Yadav, M., Cabrera, D., Collins, R., Martens, W. (2011). Detection of headtracking in room acoustic simulations for one's own voice. Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Acoustics 2011: Breaking New Ground, Darlinghurst, Sydney: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Miranda Jofre, L. (2011). Effect of Horizontal Diffusivity on Loudness. 131st Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2011). Equal Reverberance Contours for Synthetic Room Impulse Responses Listened to Directly: Evaluation of Reverberance in Terms of Loudness Decay Parameters. Building Acoustics, 18(1,2), 189-206.
  • Dash, I., Smith, B., Cabrera, D. (2011). Frequency weighting and ballistics in program loudness modelling. 130th Audio Engineering Society Convention, UK: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Cabrera, D. (2011). Guest editorial - Building Acoustics. Building Acoustics, 18(1,2).
  • Cabrera, D., Yadav, M., Kenny, D. (2011). Linearity in the loudness envelope of the messa di voce. Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Acoustics 2011: Breaking New Ground, Darlinghurst, Sydney: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Jeon, J., Lee, P., Hong, J., Cabrera, D. (2011). Non-auditory factors affecting urban soundscape evaluation. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 130(6), 3761-3770. [More Information]
  • Jeon, J., Kim, Y., Cabrera, D. (2011). Objective and subjective evaluations of musicians' performances in relation to stage support parameters. Forum Acusticum 2011, Serrano, Madrid: European Acoustics Association - EAA.
  • Suzuki, Y., Brungart, D., Iwaya, Y., Lida, K., Cabrera, D., Kato, H. (2011). Principles and Applications of Spatial Hearing. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.
  • Cabrera, D., Miranda Jofre, L., Heggie, C., Shin, D., Dmitrewicz, M., Tan, S., Knight, B. (2011). Qualification of a higher order Ambisonics system for simulating acoustic environments. 45th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA 2011), Sydney, Australia: Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning, The University of Sydney.
  • Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2011). Sonifying head-related transfer functions. In Yoiti Suzuki, Doublas Brungart, Yukio Iwaya, Kazuhiro Lida, Densil Cabrera, Hiro (Eds.), Principles and Applications of Spatial Hearing, (pp. 473-483). Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.
  • Ferguson, S., Martens, W., Cabrera, D. (2011). Statistical Sonification for Exploratory Data Analysis. In Thomas Hermann, Andy Hunt, John G. Neuhoff (Eds.), The Sonification Handbook, (pp. 175-196). Berlin, Germany: Logos Verlag Berlin.
  • Martens, W., Cabrera, D., Kim, S. (2011). The 'Phantom Walker' illusion: evidence for the dominance of dynamic interaural over spectral directional cues during walking. In Yoiti Suzuki, Doublas Brungart, Yukio Iwaya, Kazuhiro Lida, Densil Cabrera, Hiro (Eds.), Principles and Applications of Spatial Hearing, (pp. 81-102). Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.
  • Cabrera, D., Lee, D., Collins, R., Hartmann, B., Martens, W., Sato, H. (2011). Variation in Oral-Binaural Room Impulse Responses for Horizontal Rotations of a Head and Torso Simulator. Building Acoustics, 18(1,2), 227-252. [More Information]

2010

  • Cabrera, D., Lee, D., Collins, R., Hartmann, B., Martens, W., Sato, H. (2010). Characterising the variation in oral­-binaural room impulse responses for horizontal rotations of a head and torso simulator. International Symposium on Room Acoustics (ISRA 2010), Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Okamoto, T., Katz, B., Noisternig, M., Iwaya, Y., Suzuki, Y. (2010). Considerations in characterising an almost anechoic room for interactive spatial audio reproduction. International Symposium on Room Acoustics (ISRA 2010), Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D. (2010). Effect of listening level and background noise on the subjective decay rate of room impulse responses: Using time-varying loudness to model reverberance. Applied Acoustics, 71(9), 801-811. [More Information]
  • Ferguson, S., Kenny, D., Cabrera, D. (2010). Effects of Training on Time-Varying Spectral Energy and Sound Pressure Level in Nine Male Classical Singers. Journal of Voice, 24(1), 39-46.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2010). Equal reverberance contours for synthetic room impulse responses listened to directly:Evaluation of reverberance in terms of loudness decay parameters. International Symposium on Room Acoustics (ISRA 2010), Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2010). Equal reverberance matching of running musical stimuli having various reverberation times and SPLs. The 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2010, Sydney: International Commission for Acoustics.
  • Stewart, K., Cabrera, D. (2010). Evaluation of a hard-walled rectangular room model with a planar absorption cavity. The 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2010, Sydney: International Commission for Acoustics.
  • Okamoto, T., Cabrera, D., Noisternig, M., Katz, B., Iwaya, Y., Suzuki, Y. (2010). Improving sound field reproduction in a small room based on higher-order ambisonics with a 157-loudspeaker array. 2nd International Symposium on Ambisonics and Spherical Acoustics, Paris, France: IRCAM (Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique).
  • Cabrera, D., Connolly, A., Davis, P. (2010). Long-Term Horizontal Vocal Directivity of Opera Singers: Effects of Singing Projection and Acoustic Environment. Journal of Voice, 25(6), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Cabrera, D., McCarthy, R., Bassett, J., Gilfillan, D. (2010). The Measurement of Directional Stage Support in a Drama Theatre: Quantifying the Acoustic Effect of a Set. Building Acoustics, 17(1), 1-14.
  • Bassett, J., Spargo, D., Cabrera, D. (2010). Using an ambisonic microphone for measurement of the diffuse state in a reverberant room. The 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2010, Sydney: International Commission for Acoustics.

2009

  • Ferguson, S., Cabrera, D. (2009). Auditory Spectral Summarisation for Audio Signals With Musical Applications. 10th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference ISMIR 2009, Japan: International Society for Music Information Retrieval.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D. (2009). Basic Considerations for Loudness-based Analysis of Room Impulse Responses. Building Acoustics, 16(1), 31-46.
  • Cabrera, D., Sato, H., Martens, W., Lee, D. (2009). Binaural measurement and simulation of the room acoustical response from a person's mouth to their ears. Acoustics Australia, 37(3), 98-103.
  • Stewart, K., Cabrera, D. (2009). Effect of Acoustic Environment on the Sensitivity of Speech Transmission Index to Source Directivity. Architectural Science Review, 52(1), 71-78.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D., Martens, W. (2009). Equal Reverberance Matching of Music. Acoustics 2009: Research to Consulting - Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Australia: School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Adelaide.
  • Spargo, D., Martens, W., Cabrera, D. (2009). Evaluation of Changes in Stereophonic Imagery during Progressive Optimization of Loudspeaker Configuration in Critical Listening Rooms. Acoustics 2009: Research to Consulting - Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Australia: School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Adelaide.
  • Sun, D., Jin, C., Van Schaik, F., Cabrera, D. (2009). The design and evaluation of an economically constructed anechoic chamber. Architectural Science Review, 52(4), 312-319.
  • Stewart, K., Cabrera, D., Spargo, D. (2009). Towards an active reverberant room. Acoustics 2009: Research to Consulting - Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society, Australia: School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Adelaide.

2008

  • Russell, M., Fricke, F., Cabrera, D. (2008). An improved plenum chamber silencer. Acoustics 2008 Acoustics and Sustainability: How should acoustics adapt to meet future demands?, Castlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D. (2008). Analysing Room Impulse Responses with Psychoacoustical Algorithms: A Preliminary Study. Acoustics 2008 Acoustics and Sustainability: How should acoustics adapt to meet future demands?, Castlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Ortiz, S., Nieh, H., Cabrera, D. (2008). Avoidance of noise-related errors in the analysis of room impulse responses. Acoustics 2008 Acoustics and Sustainability: How should acoustics adapt to meet future demands?, Castlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • McCarthy, R., Cabrera, D., Bassett, J. (2008). Directional assessment of acoustic stage support in a drama theatre. Acoustics 2008 Acoustics and Sustainability: How should acoustics adapt to meet future demands?, Castlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Stewart, K., Cabrera, D. (2008). Effect of acoustic environment on the sensitivity of speech transmission index to source directivity. Acoustics 2008 Acoustics and Sustainability: How should acoustics adapt to meet future demands?, Castlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Miranda Jofre, L., Cabrera, D. (2008). Evaluation of binaural loudness models with signals of different diffusivity. Acoustics 2008 Acoustics and Sustainability: How should acoustics adapt to meet future demands?, Castlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Ferguson, S., Cabrera, D. (2008). Exploratory Sound Analysis: Sonifying Data About Sound. 14th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD 2008), Paris, France: IRCAM (Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique).
  • Jan Mohamed, M., Cabrera, D. (2008). Human Sensitivity to Interaural Phase Difference for Very Low Frequency Sound. Acoustics 2008 Acoustics and Sustainability: How should acoustics adapt to meet future demands?, Castlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S., Schubert, E. (2008). Psysound3: An integrated environment for the analysis of sound recordings. Acoustics 2008 Acoustics and Sustainability: How should acoustics adapt to meet future demands?, Castlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Jeon, J., Kim, Y., Cabrera, D., Bassett, J. (2008). The effect of visual and auditory cues on seat preference in an opera theater. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123(6), 4272-4282.

2007

  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S., Schubert, E. (2007). 'PsySound3': Software for Acoustical and Psychoacoustical Analysis of Sound Recordings. ICAD 2007- The 13th International Conference on Auditory Display, Montreal, Canada: Schulich School of Music, McGill University.
  • Cabrera, D. (2007). Acoustic Clarity And Auditory Room Size Perception. 14th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV14), Australia: International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration.
  • Koralage, K., Cabrera, D. (2007). Acoustics of Six Historic Cinemas in New South Wales, Australia. Acoustics Australia, 35(1), 5-8.
  • Cabrera, D., Jeong, D. (2007). Auditory room size perception in concert auditoria. The 19th International Congress on Acoustics ICA2007Madrid, Spain: Sociedad Espanola de Acustica.
  • Cabrera, D. (2007). Control of Perceived Room Size Using Simple Binaural Technology. ICAD 2007- The 13th International Conference on Auditory Display, Montreal, Canada: Schulich School of Music, McGill University.
  • Stewart, K., Cabrera, D. (2007). Effect of Artificial Mouth Size on Speech Transmission Index. 14th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV14), Australia: International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration.
  • Song, H., Beilharz, K., Cabrera, D. (2007). Evaluation of Spatial Presentation in Sonification for Identifying Concurrent Audio Streams. ICAD 2007- The 13th International Conference on Auditory Display, Montreal, Canada: Schulich School of Music, McGill University.
  • Cabrera, D., Morimoto, M. (2007). Influence of fundamental frequency and source elevation on the vertical localization of complex tones and complex tone pairs. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 122(1), 478-488.
  • Lee, D., Cabrera, D. (2007). Nonlinear Effects in Airborne Sound Insulation Measurement. 14th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV14), Australia: International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S. (2007). Sonification of Sound: Tools for Teaching Acoustics and Audio. ICAD 2007- The 13th International Conference on Auditory Display, Montreal, Canada: Schulich School of Music, McGill University.
  • Reid, K., Davis, P., Oates, J., Cabrera, D., Ternstrom, S., Black, M., Chapman, J. (2007). The Acoustic Characteristics of Professional Opera Singers Performing in Chorus Versus Solo Mode. Journal of Voice, 21(1), 35-45. [More Information]
  • Cabrera, D., Davis, P., Connolly, A. (2007). Vocal directivity of eight opera singers in terms of spectro-spatial parameters. The 19th International Congress on Acoustics ICA2007Madrid, Spain: Sociedad Espanola de Acustica.

2006

  • Cabrera, D. (2006). What Survives: Sonic Residues in Breathing Buildings, (pp. 6 - 9). Sydney, Australia: Performance Space.
  • Skirlis, K., Cabrera, D., Connolly, A. (2006). A psycho-acoustical analysis of vocal effort by opera singers. 4th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan. Acoustical Society of America.
  • Fricke, F., Nannariello, J., Cabrera, D. (2006). A Statistical approach to concert hall acoustical design. First Australasian Acoustical Societies' Conference. Acoustics 2006: Noise of Progress, Catlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Stewart, K., Cabrera, D., Fricke, F. (2006). Acoustics laboratory fire at the University of Sydney. First Australasian Acoustical Societies' Conference. Acoustics 2006: Noise of Progress, Catlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Beilharz, K., Ferguson, S., Song, H., Cabrera, D. (2006). An interactive approach for teaching information sonification. ICAD 2006 - 12th International Conference on Auditory Display, London, UK: Queen Mary, University of London.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S. (2006). Auditory Display of Audio. The 120th Audio Engineering Society Convention. Audio Engineering Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Pop, C., Jeong, D. (2006). Auditory room size perception: A comparison of real versus binaural sound-fields. First Australasian Acoustical Societies' Conference. Acoustics 2006: Noise of Progress, Catlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Marshall, S., Lee, D., Cabrera, D. (2006). Comparison of low frequency sound insulation field measurement methods. First Australasian Acoustical Societies' Conference. Acoustics 2006: Noise of Progress, Catlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S., Laing, G. (2006). Considerations arising from the development of auditory alerts for air traffic control consoles. ICAD 2006 - 12th International Conference on Auditory Display, London, UK: Queen Mary, University of London.
  • Degos, D., Edson, S., Cabrera, D. (2006). Koch's snowflake: a case study of sound scattering of fractal surfaces. The 120th Audio Engineering Society Convention. Audio Engineering Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Morimoto, M., Sakagami, K., Sato, H. (2006). Potential low frequency environmental cues for sound source elevation. The 9th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference (WESPAC IX 2006).
  • Stewart, K., Cabrera, D. (2006). Re-equipping the University of Sydney's acoustics laboratory after a fire. 4th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan. Acoustical Society of America.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S., Maria, R. (2006). Sonification of sound: Auditory display for acoustics education. 4th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan. Acoustical Society of America.
  • Ferguson, S., Cabrera, D., Beilharz, K., Song, H. (2006). Using psychoacoustical models for information sonification. ICAD 2006 - 12th International Conference on Auditory Display, London, UK: Queen Mary, University of London.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S., Maria, R. (2006). Using sonification for teaching acoustics and audio. First Australasian Acoustical Societies' Conference. Acoustics 2006: Noise of Progress, Catlemaine, Victoria: Australian Acoustical Society.

2005

  • Kim, J., Jeong, D., Cabrera, D. (2005). A preliminary investigation of auditory room size perception. Accoustical Society of Korea Conference. Acoustical Society of Korea.
  • Cabrera, D., Jeong, D., Kim, J., Kwak, H. (2005). Auditory room size perception for modeled and measured rooms. Internoise.
  • Pop, C., Cabrera, D. (2005). Auditory Room Size Perception for Real Rooms. Acoustics 2005, Victoria, Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Laing, G., Ferguson, S. (2005). Development of auditory alerts for air traffic control consoles. 119th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2005 (119th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Jeon, J., Kim, S., Kim, Y., Cabrera, D. (2005). Effects of stage reflectors on the stage acoustics in concert halls. The 2nd International Symposium on Temporal Design. JTD Editorial Board.
  • Subkey, A., Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S. (2005). Localization and image size effects for low frequency sound. 118th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2005 (118th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Azzali, A., Capra, A., Farina, A., Martignon, P. (2005). Perceived room size and source distance in five simulated concert auditoria. The 12th International Congress on Sound and Vibration.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S., Tilley, S., Morimoto, M. (2005). Recent studies on the effect of signal frequency on auditory vertical localization. 11th Meeting of the International Conference on Auditory Display, Limerick, Ireland: ICAD.
  • Martignon, P., Azzali, A., Cabrera, D., Capra, A., Farina, A. (2005). Reproduction of auditorium spatial impression with binaural and stereophonic sound systems. 118th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2005 (118th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Cabrera, D. (2005). Reproduction of Room Sound-fields for Subjective Assessment. Acoustics 2005, Victoria, Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Ferguson, S., Vande Moere, A., Cabrera, D. (2005). Seeing Sound: Real-time Sound Visualisation in Visual Feedback Loops used for Training Musicians. Ninth International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV05), Piscataway NJ: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Ternstrom, S., Cabrera, D., Davis, P. (2005). Self-to-other ratios measured in an opera chorus in performance. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 118(6), 3903-3911.
  • Choi, Y., Cabrera, D. (2005). Some current issues in computer modelling for room acoustic design. Acoustics Australia, 33(1), 19-24.
  • Skirlis, K., Cabrera, D., Conolly, A. (2005). Spectral and Temporal Changes in Singer Performance With Variaton in Vocal Effort. Acoustics 2005, Victoria, Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Jeon, J., Kim, S., Cabrera, D., Bassett, J. (2005). The effect of visual input on the evaluation of the acoustics in an opera house. Forum Acusticum.
  • Ferguson, S., Cabrera, D. (2005). Vertical localization of sound from multiway loudspeakers. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society (A E S), 53(3), 163-173.

2004

  • Willsallen, S., Cabrera, D. (2004). Assessment of music audio quality in a sports stadium. 117th Audio Engineering Society Convention. Audio Engineering Society.
  • Nguyen, A., Cabrera, D. (2004). Auditory and visual spatial impression: Recent studies of three auditoria. 148th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Acoustical Society of America.
  • Cabrera, D., Nguyen, A., Choi, Y. (2004). Auditory Versus Visual Spatial Impression: A Study Of Two Auditoria. ICAD 04 - Tenth Meeting of the International Conference on Auditory Display, Australia: University of Western Sydney.
  • Bassett, J., Jin, C., Cabrera, D., Osman, M. (2004). Measuring the directional variation of spectral energy across time in the Sydney Opera House. 18th International Congress on Acoustics. Acoustical Society of Japan.
  • Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S. (2004). Simultaneous vertical localization of low- and high-frequency noise bands. 18th International Congress on Acoustics. Acoustical Society of Japan.
  • Nguyen, A., Cabrera, D. (2004). Visual counterparts to spatial impression in auditorium acoustics. International Symposium on Room Acoustics: Design and Science.
  • Cabrera, D., Davis, P. (2004). Vocal directivity measurements of eight opera singers. 18th International Congress on Acoustics. Acoustical Society of Japan.

2003

  • Bassett, J., Osman, M., Choi, Y., Cabrera, D. (2003). A means of documenting the acoustic quality of spaces. 37th Australian & New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Conference, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Osman, M., Cabrera, D., Fricke, F. (2003). Acoustic design of small music practice rooms. 37th Australian & New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Conference, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Cabrera, D. (2003). Auditory image size: volume and spatial impression. 8th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference (WesPac VIII): Acoustics on the Move, Castlemaine, VIC, Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Koralage, K., Cabrera, D. (2003). Historic Cinema Acoustics. 37th Australian & New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Conference, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Duncan, J., Cabrera, D. (2003). Infrasound - Tidal. On , CD, United States of America: Allquestions.
  • Cabrera, D., Davis, P. (2003). Laboratory evaluation of a head and torso simulator for opera singer acoustic source simulation. 37th Australian & New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Conference, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Cabrera, D., Tilley, S. (2003). Parameters for auditory display of height and size. The 9th International Conference on Auditory Display: ICAD 2003, USA: Boston University.
  • Nguyen, A., Cabrera, D. (2003). Spatial impression in auditorium acoustics and architectural design. 37th Australian & New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Conference, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Tilley, S., Cabrera, D. (2003). The pitch-height effect and its relation to auditory image size. 8th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference (WesPac VIII): Acoustics on the Move, Castlemaine, VIC, Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Tilley, S. (2003). Vertical localization and image size effects in loudspeaker reproduction. 24th Audio Engineering Society Conference on Multichannel Audio.

2002

  • Cabrera, D., Bassett, J. (2002). An Assessment of Furduev and T'ung's method for measurement of room diffusion. Sound in the Built Environment: The 16th Biennial Conference of the New Zealand Acoustical Society, Auckland: New Zealand Acoustical Society.
  • Cabrera, D., Gilfillan, D. (2002). Auditory Distance Perception of Speech in the Presence of Noise. 8th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD2002), Kyoto, Japan: Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute (ATR).
  • Cabrera, D., McLachlan,, N. (2002). Calculated Pitch Sensations for New Musical Bell Designs. 7th International Conference on Music Perception & Cognition, Sydney: Casual Productions.
  • Cabrera, D., Davis, P., Barnes, J., Jacobs, M., Bell, A. (2002). Recording the Operatic Voice for Acoustic Analysis. Acoustics Australia, 30(3), 103-108.
  • Cabrera, D. (2002). Serenade. Cabrera Densil.

2001

  • Cabrera, D. (2001). Acoustical, psychoacoustical and subjective assessment of Alvin Lucier's 'I am Sitting in a Room'. Australasian Computer Music Association Conference.
  • Cabrera, D. (2001). PsySound': A computer program for the psychoacoustical anaysis of music. MikroPolyphonie, 5, 1-10.
  • Cabrera, D. (2001). Simplicity in the sound of resonating sound art. Meeting of the Japanese Society for Music Perception and Cognition.
  • Cabrera, D. (2001). Subjective assessment of resonating sound art recordings. Journal of Music Perception and Cognition.
  • Cabrera, D. (2001). The size of sound. MikroPolyphonie, 5, 1-10.

2000

  • Cabrera, D. (2000). Environmental infrasound recordings. Australasian Computer Music Conference 2000. The Australasian Computer Music Association.

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