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Spatial Audio - DESC9137

Unit content: Stereophonic, binaural, and multichannel surround sound production techniques; Spatial acoustics and auditory spatial perception; spatial hearing and auditory spatial attributes (beyond localization): spatial sound quality; high resolution spatial audio recording and rendering techniques; auralisation in architectural design; virtual auditory space and hybrid real/virtual sound spaces; and interactive spatial audio technology and applications. By completing this unit students will acquire: strong theoretical foundations in spatial audio; experience with spatial audio systems (physical and computational); an appreciation of spatial audio potential of emerging technologies; and an ability to integrate spatial audio into their broader practice.

Classes
Seminars 3 hrs/wk

Assessment
1x1000wd project proposal (10%); 1x2000wd review (20%); review presentation (20%); final project (40%); participation (10%)

Assumed knowledge
DESC9138 and DESC9011

Details

Faculty: Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Architectural and Design Science
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Assoc Prof Densil Cabrera
HECS Band: 2
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