Sound Quality Research Unit (SQRU)

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The Sound Quality Research Unit was established in 2001, in collaboration with industrial partners, in order to advance basic and applied research in the fields of human sound perception, product sound quality, fidelity of reproduced sound, and instrumental analysis. It is based at the Department of Acoustics, Aalborg University.


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Section of Acoustics
Department of Electronic Systems
Fredrik Bajers Vej 7-B5
DK-9220 Aalborg Øst, Denmark

Phone: +45 9940 8710
Fax: +45 9940 7510
  • March 19th, 2008:
    Ph.D. defense by Wookeun Song. See announcement here.

  • February 2008: Two articles out in JASA and one in JSV:
    Song, W., Ellermeier, W., Hald, J. (2008) Using beamforming and binaural synthesis for the psychoacoustical evaluation of target sources in noise. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123(2), 910-924.
    Pedersen, B. and Ellermeier, W. (2008) Temporal weights in the level discrimination of time-varying sounds. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123(2), 963972.
    Zimmer, K., Ghani, J. & Ellermeier, W. (2008) The role of task interference and exposure duration in judging noise annoyance. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 311, 1039-1051.

    See also the publications page.