Associate Professor William Martens

PhD, Northwestern University; BA(Honours), Psychology, Miami.

G04 - Wilkinson Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 0865

Biographical details

Professional Experience

  • 2011 | Associate Dean for Graduate Research Studies, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney.
  • 2009 | Associate Professor in Architectural Science, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney.
  • 2003 | Associate Professor, Sound Recording Chair, Schulich School of Music, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Research interests

  • Applied psychoacoustics
  • Auditory display
  • Influence of room acoustics on reproduced sound
  • Musical acoustics and musical timbre perception
  • Sound quality engineering
  • Spatial hearing
  • Spatial sound processing
  • Subjective evaluation of audio signals and systems

Teaching and supervision

Associations

  • Member | Audio Engineering Society
  • Member | Acoustical Society of America
  • Member | IEEE Computer Society

Selected grants

2012

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

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Miranda Jofre, L., Martens, W. (2012). Acoustic Investigations for the Suspended Theatre Landscape Project at Turbine Hall: A Case Study. In Dagmar Reinhardt (Eds.), Youtopia. A Passion for the Dark: Architecture at the Intersection of Digital Processes and Theatrical Performance, (pp. 105-113). 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

  • 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., 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.
  • Kim, S., Ramesh, A., Martens, W. (2012). Manipulation of interaural level coupled with a performer's head motion for headphone reproduction of piano sound. Acoustics Australia, 40(2), 128-129.
  • 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.
  • 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]
  • 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.
  • Marui, A., Martens, W. (2006). Predicting perceived sharpness of broadband noise from multiple moments of the specific loudness distribution. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 119(2), EL7-EL13.
  • Woszczyk, W., Cooperstock, J., Roston, J., Martens, W. (2005). Shake, Rattle, and Roll: Getting Immersed in Multisensory, Interactive Music via Broadband Networks. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society (A E S), 53(4), 336-344.
  • Lambacher, S., Martens, W., Kakehi, K., Marasinghe, C., Molholt, G. (2005). The effects of identification training on the identification and production of American English vowels by native speakers of Japanese. Applied Psycholinguistics: psychological and linguistic studies across languages and learners, 26(2), 227-247.
  • Martens, W. (2003). Perceptual evaluation of filters controlling source direction: Customized and generalized HRTFs for binaural synthesis. Acoustical Science and Technology, 24(5), 220-232.

Conferences

  • McKinnon-Bassett, M., Martens, W. (2013). Experimental Comparison of Two Versions of a Technical Ear Training Program: Transfer of Training on Tone Color Identification to a Dissimilarity-Rating Task. 50th International Conference of the Audio Engineering Society: Audio Education, New York: Audio Engineering Society.
  • 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.
  • Reinhardt, D., Martens, W., Miranda Jofre, L. (2013). Sonic Domes: Solving acoustic performance of curved surfaces by interfacing parametric design, structural engineering and acoustic analysis. Open Systems: 18th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA 2013), Singapore: National University of Singapore.
  • Ryan, T., King, R., Braasch, J., Martens, W. (2013). The effectiveness of Speech Transmission Index (STI) in accounting for the effects of multiple arrivals. 134th Audio Engineering Society Convention, Red Hook, NY: Curran Associates, Inc.
  • Ryan, T., King, R., Braasch, J., Martens, W. (2013). The effects of temporal alignment of loudspeaker array elements on speech intelligibility. 134th Audio Engineering Society Convention, Red Hook, NY: Curran Associates, Inc.
  • Martens, W., Reinhardt, D. (2013). The Raw and the Cooked in Architectural Acoustics. 21st International Congress on Acoustics 2013, New York: Acoustical Society of America. [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.
  • Reinhardt, D., Martens, W., Miranda Jofre, L. (2012). Acoustic Consequences of Performative Structures: Modelling Dependencies between Spatial Formation and Acoustic Behaviour. 30th International Conference of Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe 2012, Prague: eCAADe (Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe.
  • 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.
  • Martens, W., Miranda Jofre, L. (2012). Predicting the Fluctuation Strength of the Output of a Spatial Chorus Effects Processor. 133rd 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.
  • 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.
  • Martin, A., Jin, C., McEwan, A., Martens, W. (2011). A similarity algorithm for interactive style imitation. 2011 International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 2011), San Francisco, CA 94019, USA: The International Computer Music Association.
  • Jo, H., Martens, W., Park, Y., Kim, S. (2011). Applying spectral cues to generate elevated sound sources displayed via ear-level loudspeakers. Inter-noise 2011, Norta Dame, USA: International Institute of Noise Control Engineering.
  • 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.
  • Kim, S., Sakanashi, H., Martens, W. (2011). Multimodal representation of electronic piano sound for piano players. Inter-noise 2011, Norta Dame, USA: International Institute of Noise Control Engineering.
  • Martens, W., Jo, H., Park, Y. (2011). Principal-component-based smoothing of head-related transfer functions reduces variability in elevation judgments for virtual sources located on a cone of confusion. Inter-noise 2011, Norta Dame, USA: International Institute of Noise Control Engineering.
  • 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.
  • Jo, H., Martens, W., Park, Y., Kim, S. (2010). Confirming the perception of virtual source elevation effects created using 5.1 channel surround sound playback. 9th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference on Virtual-Reality Continuum and its Applications in Industry VRCAI 2010, New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]
  • Guru, A., Martens, W., Lee, D. (2010). Effects of Individualised Headphone Correction on Front/Back Discrimination of Virtual Sound Sources Displayed Using Individualised Head Rellated Transfer Functions. 40th International AES Conference, Tokyo: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Martens, W., Guru, A., Lee, D. (2010). Effects of individualised headphone response equalization on front/back hemifield discrimination for virtual sources displayed on the horizontal plane. The 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2010, Sydney: International Commission for Acoustics.
  • Kim, S., Ramesh, A., Ideda, M., Martens, W. (2010). Enhancing headphone reproduction of an electronic piano: Control of dynamic interaural level differences coupled with a player’s active head movement. The 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2010, Sydney: International Commission for Acoustics.
  • 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.
  • Jo, H., Park, Y., Martens, W. (2010). Evaluating Candidate Sets of Head-Related Transfer Functions for Control of Virtual Source Elevation. 40th International AES Conference, Tokyo: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Jo, H., Martens, W., Park, Y. (2010). Evaluation of three different standard head-related transfer functions using an elevation discrimination task for virtual sources displayed in the median plane. International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems 2010 (ICCAS 2010), Gyeonggi-do, Korea: International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems.
  • Martin, A., Jin, C., Van Schaik, F., Martens, W. (2010). Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes for Interative Music Systems. 2010 International Computer Music Conference, New York: Stony Brook University.
  • Song, H., Martens, W. (2010). Spatial separation and timbral difference affect identification of pitch modulation in one of two sources. 20th International Congress on Acoustics ICA 2010, Sydney, Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • 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.
  • Martens, W., Woszczyk, W. (2007). Illusions of music in space and spaces for music. 22nd AES UK Conference, UK: British Section of the Audio Engineering Society.
  • Olive, S., Welti, T., Martens, W. (2007). Listener Loudspeaker Preference Ratings Obtained in situ Match Those Obtained via a Binaural Room Scanning Measurement and Playback System. 122nd Audio Engineering Society Convention 2007 (122nd AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Martens, W., Kim, S. (2007). Verbal Elicitation and Scale Construction for Evaluating Perceptual Differences between Four Multichannel Microphone Techniques. 122nd Audio Engineering Society Convention 2007 (122nd AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Olive, S., Welti, T., Martens, W. (2006). A comparison of listener loudspeaker preference ratings based on in situ versus auralized presentations of the loudspeakers. 4th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan. Acoustical Society of America.
  • Braasch, J., Martens, W., Woszczyk, W. (2006). Acoustic rendering of a virtual environment based on virtual microphone control and binaural room scanning. 4th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan. Acoustical Society of America.
  • Martens, W. (2006). Binaural synthesis of indirect sound for posi¬tioning sources in small virtual acoustic environments: Effective yet unobtrusive global reverberation. The 9th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference (WESPAC IX 2006).
  • Martens, W. (2006). Deriving individualized control over music synthesis via inversion of psychophysical scaling results. 151st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America ASA 2006, United States: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Kim, S., Martens, W., Marui, A. (2006). Effects of varying ear signal incoherence in low-frequency bands on auditory source width. The 9th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference (WESPAC IX 2006).
  • Benson, D., Martens, W. (2006). Evaluating the principal spectral components positioning a virtual sound source on a cone of confusion. 151st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America ASA 2006, United States: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Martens, W., Marui, A., Kim, S. (2006). Investigating Contextual Dependency in a Pairwise Preference Choice Task. AES 28th International Conference, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Martens, W., Walker, K. (2006). Perception of audio-generated and custom motion programs in multimedia display of action-oriented DVD films. First International Workshop on Haptic and Audio Interaction Design, Germany: Springer.
  • Kim, S., Martens, W., Marui, A., Walker, K. (2006). Predicting Listener Preferences for Surround Microphone Technique through Binaural Analysis of Loudspeaker-Reproduced Piano Performances. AES 28th International Conference: The Future of Audio Technology--Surround and Beyond, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Kim, S., Martens, W., Marui, A., Walker, K. (2006). Predicting Listener Preferences for Surround Microphone Technique through Binaural Signal Analysis of Loudspeaker-Reproduced Piano Performances. 121st Audio Engineering Society Convention 2006 (121st AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Martens, W., Kim, S. (2006). Relating listener preferences for multichannel sound programs to salient auditory attributes and binaural stimulus measurements. 35th NOISE CONTROL ENGINEERING. INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS AND EXPOSITION, USA: Curran Associates, Inc.
  • Marui, A., Martens, W., Kim, S. (2006). Subjective evaluation of headphone-based virtual acoustic reproduction of stereophonic loudspeaker imagery. The 9th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference (WESPAC IX 2006).
  • Martens, W. (2006). The influence of changes in diffusive acoustical treatment on spatial imagery associated with multichannel sound reproduction. 151st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America ASA 2006, United States: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Lambacher, S., Martens, W., Kakehi, K. (2005). A signal delection theory-based analysis of American English vowel identification and production performance by native speakers of Japanese. 149th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Marui, A., Martens, W. (2005). Constructing individual and group timbre spaces for sharpness-matched distorted guitar timbres. 119th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2005 (119th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Kim, S., Martens, W., Marui, A. (2005). Discrimination of Auditory Source Focus for Musical Instrument Sounds with Varying Low-Frequency Cross Correlation in Multichannel Loudspeaker Reproduction. 119th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2005 (119th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Martens, W., Walker, K. (2005). Haptic-auditory distance cues in virtual environments: Exploring adjustable parameters for enhancing experience. IEEE International Workshop on Haptic Audio Visual Environments and their Applications, Canada: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Kim, S., Martens, W. (2005). Low-frequency interaural cross correlation discrimination in stereophonic reproduction of musical tones. 149th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Braasch, J., Martens, W., Woszczyk, W. (2005). Modeling auditory localization in the low-frequency range. 149th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Martens, W., Woszczyk, W. (2005). Multimodal interaction in the perception of impact events displayed via a multichannel audio and simulated structure-borne vibration. Joint 150th Meeting/NOISE-CON 2005, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Marui, A., Martens, W. (2005). Predicting Timbral Variation for Sharpness-Matched Guitar Tones Resulting from Distortion-Based Effects Processing. 118th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2005 (118th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Walker, K., Martens, W. (2005). Sensitivity to intermodal asynchrony between acoustic and structural vibrations. 149th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Braasch, J., Martens, W., Marui, A. (2005). Simulating the acoustics of classical sound recording techniques in rooms. Joint 150th Meeting/NOISE-CON 2005, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Ryan, T., Martens, W., Woszczyk, W. (2005). The effects of acoustical treatment on lateralization of lowfrequency sources. 149th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Martens, W. (2005). The impact of variation in low-frequency interaural cross correlation on auditory spatial imagery in stereophonic loudspeaker reproduction. 149th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Woszczyk, W., Martens, W. (2004). Capturing the acoustic response of historical spaces for interactive music performance and recording. 148th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Martens, W. (2004). Decoupled Loudness and Range Control for a Source Located within a Small Virtual Acoustic Environment. The 10th Meeting of the International Conference on Auditory Display, USA: International Community for Auditory Display (ICAD).
  • Martens, W., Braasch, J., Woszczyk, W. (2004). Identification and discrimination of listener envelopment percepts associated with multiple low-frequency signals in multichannel sound reproduction. 117th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2004 (117th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Braasch, J., Martens, W., Woszczyk, W. (2004). Low-cost coding of directivity information for the recording of musical instruments. 75TH ANNIVERSARY (147th) MEETING OF THE ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Braasch, J., Martens, W., Woszczyk, W. (2004). Modeling Auditory Localization of Subwoofer Signals in Multi􀀀Channel Loudspeaker Arrays. 117th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2004 (117th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Martens, W. (2004). Psychophysical calibration of auditory range control in binaural synthesis with independent adjustment of virtual source loudness. 75TH ANNIVERSARY (147th) MEETING OF THE ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Martens, W. (2004). The importance of perceived self-motion in experiencing convincing virtual acoustic rendering. 75TH ANNIVERSARY (147th) MEETING OF THE ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Martens, W., Woszczyk, W. (2004). Virtual acoustic reproduction of historical spaces for interactive music performance and recording. 148th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Martens, W. (2003). Individualized and generalized earphone correction filters for spatial sound reproduction. 2003 International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD'03), Boston, USA: Boston University Publications Production Department.
  • Martens, W., Marui, A. (2003). Psychophysical calibration of sharpness for multiparameter distortion effects processing. 114th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2003 (114th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Giragama, C., Martens, W., Herath, S., Wanasinghe, D., Sabbir, A. (2003). Relating multilingual semantic scales to a common timbre space - Part II. 115th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2003 (115th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Suzuki, K., Martens, W. (2002). Multichannel simulation and reproduction of virtual acoustic environments with walls of unequal absorption. AES 21st International Conference: Architectural Acoustics and Sound Reinforcement, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Marui, A., Martens, W. (2002). Multidimensional Perceptual Calibration for Distortion Effects Processing Software. 113th AES Convention, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Martens, W., Marui, A. (2002). Multidimensional Perceptual Scaling of Tone Color Variation in Three Modeled Guitar Amplifiers. 112th AES Convention, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Martens, W., Giragama, C. (2002). Relating multilingual semantic scales to a common timbre space. 113th AES Convention, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.

Reference Works

  • Martens, W. (2010). Virtual Reality: Auditory. In E Bruce Goldstein (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of Perception. (pp. 1034-1036). Thousand Oaks, Calif: Sage Publications.

2013

  • 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]
  • McKinnon-Bassett, M., Martens, W. (2013). Experimental Comparison of Two Versions of a Technical Ear Training Program: Transfer of Training on Tone Color Identification to a Dissimilarity-Rating Task. 50th International Conference of the Audio Engineering Society: Audio Education, New York: Audio Engineering Society.
  • 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.
  • Reinhardt, D., Martens, W., Miranda Jofre, L. (2013). Sonic Domes: Solving acoustic performance of curved surfaces by interfacing parametric design, structural engineering and acoustic analysis. Open Systems: 18th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA 2013), Singapore: National University of Singapore.
  • Ryan, T., King, R., Braasch, J., Martens, W. (2013). The effectiveness of Speech Transmission Index (STI) in accounting for the effects of multiple arrivals. 134th Audio Engineering Society Convention, Red Hook, NY: Curran Associates, Inc.
  • Ryan, T., King, R., Braasch, J., Martens, W. (2013). The effects of temporal alignment of loudspeaker array elements on speech intelligibility. 134th Audio Engineering Society Convention, Red Hook, NY: Curran Associates, Inc.
  • Martens, W., Reinhardt, D. (2013). The Raw and the Cooked in Architectural Acoustics. 21st International Congress on Acoustics 2013, New York: Acoustical Society of America. [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.

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.
  • Reinhardt, D., Martens, W., Miranda Jofre, L. (2012). Acoustic Consequences of Performative Structures: Modelling Dependencies between Spatial Formation and Acoustic Behaviour. 30th International Conference of Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe 2012, Prague: eCAADe (Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe.
  • Miranda Jofre, L., Martens, W. (2012). Acoustic Investigations for the Suspended Theatre Landscape Project at Turbine Hall: A Case Study. In Dagmar Reinhardt (Eds.), Youtopia. A Passion for the Dark: Architecture at the Intersection of Digital Processes and Theatrical Performance, (pp. 105-113). Melbourne, Australia: Freerange Press.
  • Kim, S., Ramesh, A., Martens, W. (2012). Manipulation of interaural level coupled with a performer's head motion for headphone reproduction of piano sound. Acoustics Australia, 40(2), 128-129.
  • 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.
  • Martens, W., Miranda Jofre, L. (2012). Predicting the Fluctuation Strength of the Output of a Spatial Chorus Effects Processor. 133rd 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.
  • 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., 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

  • Martin, A., Jin, C., McEwan, A., Martens, W. (2011). A similarity algorithm for interactive style imitation. 2011 International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 2011), San Francisco, CA 94019, USA: The International Computer Music Association.
  • Jo, H., Martens, W., Park, Y., Kim, S. (2011). Applying spectral cues to generate elevated sound sources displayed via ear-level loudspeakers. Inter-noise 2011, Norta Dame, USA: International Institute of Noise Control Engineering.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Kim, S., Sakanashi, H., Martens, W. (2011). Multimodal representation of electronic piano sound for piano players. Inter-noise 2011, Norta Dame, USA: International Institute of Noise Control Engineering.
  • Martens, W., Jo, H., Park, Y. (2011). Principal-component-based smoothing of head-related transfer functions reduces variability in elevation judgments for virtual sources located on a cone of confusion. Inter-noise 2011, Norta Dame, USA: International Institute of Noise Control Engineering.
  • 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.
  • Jo, H., Martens, W., Park, Y., Kim, S. (2010). Confirming the perception of virtual source elevation effects created using 5.1 channel surround sound playback. 9th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference on Virtual-Reality Continuum and its Applications in Industry VRCAI 2010, New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]
  • Guru, A., Martens, W., Lee, D. (2010). Effects of Individualised Headphone Correction on Front/Back Discrimination of Virtual Sound Sources Displayed Using Individualised Head Rellated Transfer Functions. 40th International AES Conference, Tokyo: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Martens, W., Guru, A., Lee, D. (2010). Effects of individualised headphone response equalization on front/back hemifield discrimination for virtual sources displayed on the horizontal plane. The 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2010, Sydney: International Commission for Acoustics.
  • Kim, S., Ramesh, A., Ideda, M., Martens, W. (2010). Enhancing headphone reproduction of an electronic piano: Control of dynamic interaural level differences coupled with a player’s active head movement. The 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2010, Sydney: International Commission for Acoustics.
  • 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.
  • Jo, H., Park, Y., Martens, W. (2010). Evaluating Candidate Sets of Head-Related Transfer Functions for Control of Virtual Source Elevation. 40th International AES Conference, Tokyo: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Jo, H., Martens, W., Park, Y. (2010). Evaluation of three different standard head-related transfer functions using an elevation discrimination task for virtual sources displayed in the median plane. International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems 2010 (ICCAS 2010), Gyeonggi-do, Korea: International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems.
  • Martin, A., Jin, C., Van Schaik, F., Martens, W. (2010). Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes for Interative Music Systems. 2010 International Computer Music Conference, New York: Stony Brook University.
  • Song, H., Martens, W. (2010). Spatial separation and timbral difference affect identification of pitch modulation in one of two sources. 20th International Congress on Acoustics ICA 2010, Sydney, Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Martens, W. (2010). Virtual Reality: Auditory. In E Bruce Goldstein (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of Perception. (pp. 1034-1036). Thousand Oaks, Calif: Sage Publications.

2009

  • 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.
  • 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.

2007

  • Martens, W., Woszczyk, W. (2007). Illusions of music in space and spaces for music. 22nd AES UK Conference, UK: British Section of the Audio Engineering Society.
  • Olive, S., Welti, T., Martens, W. (2007). Listener Loudspeaker Preference Ratings Obtained in situ Match Those Obtained via a Binaural Room Scanning Measurement and Playback System. 122nd Audio Engineering Society Convention 2007 (122nd AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Martens, W., Kim, S. (2007). Verbal Elicitation and Scale Construction for Evaluating Perceptual Differences between Four Multichannel Microphone Techniques. 122nd Audio Engineering Society Convention 2007 (122nd AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.

2006

  • Olive, S., Welti, T., Martens, W. (2006). A comparison of listener loudspeaker preference ratings based on in situ versus auralized presentations of the loudspeakers. 4th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan. Acoustical Society of America.
  • Braasch, J., Martens, W., Woszczyk, W. (2006). Acoustic rendering of a virtual environment based on virtual microphone control and binaural room scanning. 4th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan. Acoustical Society of America.
  • Martens, W. (2006). Binaural synthesis of indirect sound for posi¬tioning sources in small virtual acoustic environments: Effective yet unobtrusive global reverberation. The 9th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference (WESPAC IX 2006).
  • Martens, W. (2006). Deriving individualized control over music synthesis via inversion of psychophysical scaling results. 151st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America ASA 2006, United States: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Kim, S., Martens, W., Marui, A. (2006). Effects of varying ear signal incoherence in low-frequency bands on auditory source width. The 9th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference (WESPAC IX 2006).
  • Benson, D., Martens, W. (2006). Evaluating the principal spectral components positioning a virtual sound source on a cone of confusion. 151st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America ASA 2006, United States: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Martens, W., Marui, A., Kim, S. (2006). Investigating Contextual Dependency in a Pairwise Preference Choice Task. AES 28th International Conference, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Martens, W., Walker, K. (2006). Perception of audio-generated and custom motion programs in multimedia display of action-oriented DVD films. First International Workshop on Haptic and Audio Interaction Design, Germany: Springer.
  • Kim, S., Martens, W., Marui, A., Walker, K. (2006). Predicting Listener Preferences for Surround Microphone Technique through Binaural Analysis of Loudspeaker-Reproduced Piano Performances. AES 28th International Conference: The Future of Audio Technology--Surround and Beyond, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Kim, S., Martens, W., Marui, A., Walker, K. (2006). Predicting Listener Preferences for Surround Microphone Technique through Binaural Signal Analysis of Loudspeaker-Reproduced Piano Performances. 121st Audio Engineering Society Convention 2006 (121st AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Marui, A., Martens, W. (2006). Predicting perceived sharpness of broadband noise from multiple moments of the specific loudness distribution. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 119(2), EL7-EL13.
  • Martens, W., Kim, S. (2006). Relating listener preferences for multichannel sound programs to salient auditory attributes and binaural stimulus measurements. 35th NOISE CONTROL ENGINEERING. INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS AND EXPOSITION, USA: Curran Associates, Inc.
  • Marui, A., Martens, W., Kim, S. (2006). Subjective evaluation of headphone-based virtual acoustic reproduction of stereophonic loudspeaker imagery. The 9th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference (WESPAC IX 2006).
  • Martens, W. (2006). The influence of changes in diffusive acoustical treatment on spatial imagery associated with multichannel sound reproduction. 151st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America ASA 2006, United States: Acoustical Society of America.

2005

  • Lambacher, S., Martens, W., Kakehi, K. (2005). A signal delection theory-based analysis of American English vowel identification and production performance by native speakers of Japanese. 149th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Marui, A., Martens, W. (2005). Constructing individual and group timbre spaces for sharpness-matched distorted guitar timbres. 119th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2005 (119th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Kim, S., Martens, W., Marui, A. (2005). Discrimination of Auditory Source Focus for Musical Instrument Sounds with Varying Low-Frequency Cross Correlation in Multichannel Loudspeaker Reproduction. 119th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2005 (119th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Martens, W., Walker, K. (2005). Haptic-auditory distance cues in virtual environments: Exploring adjustable parameters for enhancing experience. IEEE International Workshop on Haptic Audio Visual Environments and their Applications, Canada: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Kim, S., Martens, W. (2005). Low-frequency interaural cross correlation discrimination in stereophonic reproduction of musical tones. 149th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Braasch, J., Martens, W., Woszczyk, W. (2005). Modeling auditory localization in the low-frequency range. 149th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Martens, W., Woszczyk, W. (2005). Multimodal interaction in the perception of impact events displayed via a multichannel audio and simulated structure-borne vibration. Joint 150th Meeting/NOISE-CON 2005, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Marui, A., Martens, W. (2005). Predicting Timbral Variation for Sharpness-Matched Guitar Tones Resulting from Distortion-Based Effects Processing. 118th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2005 (118th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Walker, K., Martens, W. (2005). Sensitivity to intermodal asynchrony between acoustic and structural vibrations. 149th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Woszczyk, W., Cooperstock, J., Roston, J., Martens, W. (2005). Shake, Rattle, and Roll: Getting Immersed in Multisensory, Interactive Music via Broadband Networks. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society (A E S), 53(4), 336-344.
  • Braasch, J., Martens, W., Marui, A. (2005). Simulating the acoustics of classical sound recording techniques in rooms. Joint 150th Meeting/NOISE-CON 2005, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Ryan, T., Martens, W., Woszczyk, W. (2005). The effects of acoustical treatment on lateralization of lowfrequency sources. 149th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Lambacher, S., Martens, W., Kakehi, K., Marasinghe, C., Molholt, G. (2005). The effects of identification training on the identification and production of American English vowels by native speakers of Japanese. Applied Psycholinguistics: psychological and linguistic studies across languages and learners, 26(2), 227-247.
  • Martens, W. (2005). The impact of variation in low-frequency interaural cross correlation on auditory spatial imagery in stereophonic loudspeaker reproduction. 149th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America, USA: Acoustical Society of America.

2004

  • Woszczyk, W., Martens, W. (2004). Capturing the acoustic response of historical spaces for interactive music performance and recording. 148th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Martens, W. (2004). Decoupled Loudness and Range Control for a Source Located within a Small Virtual Acoustic Environment. The 10th Meeting of the International Conference on Auditory Display, USA: International Community for Auditory Display (ICAD).
  • Martens, W., Braasch, J., Woszczyk, W. (2004). Identification and discrimination of listener envelopment percepts associated with multiple low-frequency signals in multichannel sound reproduction. 117th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2004 (117th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Braasch, J., Martens, W., Woszczyk, W. (2004). Low-cost coding of directivity information for the recording of musical instruments. 75TH ANNIVERSARY (147th) MEETING OF THE ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Braasch, J., Martens, W., Woszczyk, W. (2004). Modeling Auditory Localization of Subwoofer Signals in Multi􀀀Channel Loudspeaker Arrays. 117th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2004 (117th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Martens, W. (2004). Psychophysical calibration of auditory range control in binaural synthesis with independent adjustment of virtual source loudness. 75TH ANNIVERSARY (147th) MEETING OF THE ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Martens, W. (2004). The importance of perceived self-motion in experiencing convincing virtual acoustic rendering. 75TH ANNIVERSARY (147th) MEETING OF THE ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, USA: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Martens, W., Woszczyk, W. (2004). Virtual acoustic reproduction of historical spaces for interactive music performance and recording. 148th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America, USA: Acoustical Society of America.

2003

  • Martens, W. (2003). Individualized and generalized earphone correction filters for spatial sound reproduction. 2003 International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD'03), Boston, USA: Boston University Publications Production Department.
  • Martens, W. (2003). Perceptual evaluation of filters controlling source direction: Customized and generalized HRTFs for binaural synthesis. Acoustical Science and Technology, 24(5), 220-232.
  • Martens, W., Marui, A. (2003). Psychophysical calibration of sharpness for multiparameter distortion effects processing. 114th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2003 (114th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Giragama, C., Martens, W., Herath, S., Wanasinghe, D., Sabbir, A. (2003). Relating multilingual semantic scales to a common timbre space - Part II. 115th Audio Engineering Society Convention 2003 (115th AES Convention), United States: Audio Engineering Society.

2002

  • Suzuki, K., Martens, W. (2002). Multichannel simulation and reproduction of virtual acoustic environments with walls of unequal absorption. AES 21st International Conference: Architectural Acoustics and Sound Reinforcement, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Marui, A., Martens, W. (2002). Multidimensional Perceptual Calibration for Distortion Effects Processing Software. 113th AES Convention, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Martens, W., Marui, A. (2002). Multidimensional Perceptual Scaling of Tone Color Variation in Three Modeled Guitar Amplifiers. 112th AES Convention, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Martens, W., Giragama, C. (2002). Relating multilingual semantic scales to a common timbre space. 113th AES Convention, New York, USA: Audio Engineering Society.

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