ABSTRACTS

Perception and effects of sound in multisensory environments
Session Chairman: Massimiliano Masullo
Department of Architecture and Industrial Design, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” Aversa, Italy

Session Co-Chairman: Andrè Fiebig
Institute of Fluid Dynamics and Technical Acoustics, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

Presentations:

Presenter Title (click to see an abstract)
Massimiliano Masullo (Department of Architecture and Industrial Design, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” Aversa, Italy) PLENARY LECTURE:
The multidisciplinary integration of tools, approaches and knowledge: toward the Sensory Human Experience Centres
Michael Haverkamp (Independent researcher Köln, Germany) The role of iconicity of sound within the multi-sensory environment
 Anne Heimes (RWTH Aachen, Germany),Ming Yang (HEAD acoustics GmbH, Germany), Michael Vorländer (RWTH Aachen, Germany) Virtual reality environments for soundscape research
Charles Spence (University of Oxford, UK) Exposure to the sounds of nature in the natural and built environment: A multisensory perspective
Wai Kit Chung, Chau Chi Kwan (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China), Massimilano Masullo, Aniello Pascale (Università degli studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy) Impact of Urban Building Configurations on Oppressiveness and Noise Annoyance in a High-Dense City
Meihui BA (Pan Tianshou Collage of Architecture, Art and Design, Ningbo University, Ningbo, China),
Zhongzhe LI (Pan Tianshou Collage of Architecture, Art and Design, Ningbo University, Ningbo, China),
Jian KANG (UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering, University College London (UCL), London, United Kingdom)
A comparative study on the effect of food odour on traffic noise evaluation in laboratory and field
Andrè FIEBIG (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany) The relevance of multimodal interaction for assessing the soundscape based emotions
Jian LI, Luigi MAFFEI and Massimiliano MASULLO (SENS i-Lab, Università degli studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy) Effects of the spatial variation of water-sounds sequences on the perception of traffic noise
Massimiliano MASULLO, Federico Cioffi, Luigi MAFFEI (Università degli studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy) Katsuya Yamauchi, Minori Dan (Kyushu University) Intercultural Differences of HVACs’ Sound Quality Perception in Cars’ Cabin. —Comparison between Internal Combustion and Electric Vehicles

 

Auditory processing of the temporal envelopes of
sounds

Session Chairman: Brian C. J. Moore
Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK

Presentations:

Presenter Title
Brian C. J. Moore (Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK) PLENARY LECTURE:

Avenues for improvement in hearing aids.

Joshua Bernstein (Audiology & Speech Pathology Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, USA) Spectrotemporal modulation detection as a predictor of speech understanding in noise for hearing-impaired listeners
Laurel Carney (Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, and Electrical & Computer Engineering, Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience, University of Rochester, UK) What’s Inside? Neural Fluctuations vs. Stimulus-based Envelopes
Torsten Dau (Centre for Applied Hearing Research, Technical University of Denmark) Effects of age and hearing loss on amplitude modulation frequency selectivity – and potential implications for speech intelligibility
Christian Füllgrabe (School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, UK) A perceptual-learning investigation of selectivity in the amplitude-modulation domain
Robin Gransier (KU Leuven, Department of Neurosciences, ExpORL, Belgium) Electrophysiological assessment of temporal envelope encoding in cochlear implant users
Michael Heinz (Purdue University, USA) Enhanced envelope coding following acoustic trauma degrades speech-in-noise coding
Christian Lorenzi (Laboratoire des systèmes perceptifs, UMR CNRS 8248, Département d’études cognitives, Ecole normale supérieure, Université Paris Sciences et Lettres, France) Efficient processing of AM and FM cues: effects of age and hearing loss.
Andrew Oxenham (Departments of Psychology and Otolaryngology
University of Minnesota, USA)
Auditory processing of temporal fine structure via temporal envelopes.
Shihab Shamma (Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, USA) The critical role of temporal envelopes in sound source segregation
Michael Stone (Manchester Centre for Audiology and Deafness, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, UK) Spectro-temporal modulation detection and measurement

 

Make listening safe
Session Chairman: Mark Laureyns
European Association of Hearing Aid Professionals

Presentations:

Presenter Title
Shelly Chadha (Technical lead for Ear and Hearing Care, WHO Department Noncommunicable Diseases, World Health Organization, Avenue Apia, Geneva, Switzerland) The WHO Make Listening Safe Programme
Masahito Kawamori (The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Geneva, Switzerland) The ITU/WHO Safe Listening Standards
Małgorzata Pawlaczyk-Łuszczyńska (Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine – Department of Physical Hazards, Lódź, Poland) Safety of exposures to noise/music in the entertainment venues in Poland (bars, pubs, music clubs)
Mark Laureyns (AEA & Make Listening Safe Workgroup, Thomas More University College – Amplifon Centre for Research and studies, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium) “Are we protecting our ears safely?” and “The Make Listening Safe Workgroup”

 

Musical acoustics
Session Chairman: Andrzej Miśkiewicz
Chair of Musical Acoustics and Multimedia,  Department of Sound Engineering, The Chopin University of Music, Warsaw, Poland

Presentations:

Presenter Title
Tim Duerinck (Universiteit Gent, Belgium) Listener & player evaluations of violins made from composites
George Stoppani (George Stoppani, Manchester, UK) More things to do with modal analysis data
Claudia Fritz (Sorbonne University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France) The Bilbao project: searching for relationships between sound and playing properties of violins with their construction parameters
Paulina Kania (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland) Tonality-finding algorithm based on signature of fifths
Robert Gogol (Department of Acoustics, Faculty of Physics, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland) Reverberation, a property of space essential to the perception of electroacoustic phenomena
Agnieszka Paula Pietrzak (The Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland) The risk of asymmetry in sound exposure among musicians playing classical music

 

Psychoacoustics
Session Chairman: Armin Kohlrausch
Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

Presentations:

Presenter Title
Armin Kohlrausch (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
PLENARY LECTURE:
Anna Warzybok (Medizinische Physik
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Germany)
Anna Błaszczak
Electrophysiological measures of speech sound perception
Sonia Stasiak (WS Audiology, Singapore)
Mats E Nilsson (Gösta Ekman Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Stockholm University)
Anna Pastusiak (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland)
Maciej Buszkiewicz (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland)
Elisabeth Franck (Ministère des Armées, France)
Andrzej Wicher (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland)
Karolina Stelmach (The Henryk Niewodniczański
Institute of Nuclear Physics
Polish Academy of Sciences, Kraków, Poland)
Piotr Szymański (Sonova, Audiological Care Polska, Poland)

 

Environmental Acoustics
Session Chairman: Anna Preis
Department of Acoustics, Faculty of Physics, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland

Session Co-Chairman: Roman Gołębiewski
Department of Acoustics, Faculty of Physics, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland

Presentations:

Presenter Title
Frits van den Berg (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands)
Jan Felcyn (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland)
Joanna Kopania (Lodz University of Technology, Poland)
Irene van Kamp (The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, The Netherlands)
Anna Preis (Department of Acoustics, Faculty of Physics, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland)

 

Artificial Intelligence and Signal Processing
Session Chairman: Krzysztof Dyczkowski
Computational Intelligence Group, Department of Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland

Presentations:

Presenter Title
Maciej Walczyński (Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Poland)
Kotaro Sonoda (Division of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Nagasaki University)

 

Architectural and room acoustics
Session Chairman: Tadeusz Kamisiński
AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland

Presentations:

Presenter Title
Łukasz Błasiński (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland)
Eliza Matusiak (University of Lodz, Poland)
A hyperaudible theater of imagination. About the interactive radio drama.