Sound Synthesis

In recent years, there has been a renewed interest in sound rendering for interactive applications. Our group has been working on novel algorithms for sound synthesis, as well as geometric and numeric approaches for sound propagation.

Publications

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Diffraction Kernels for Interactive Sound Propagation in Dynamic Environments  2018.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Special Issue IEEE VR)

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(681) .
Reflection-Aware Sound Source Localization  2018.
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

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(701) .
Noise Field Control using Active Sound Propagation and Optimization  2018.
International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement

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(649) .
MPARD: A High-Frequency Wave-Based Acoustic Solver for Very Large Compute Clusters  2017.
Applied Acoustics

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(661) .
Acoustic Classification and Optimization for Multi-Modal Rendering of Real-World Scenes  2017.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (ISMAR Presentation)

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(607) .
Tracing Analytic Ray Curves for Light and Sound Propagation in Non-linear Media  2016.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics

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(616) .
SynCoPation: Interactive Synthesis-Coupled Sound Propagation  2016.
IEEE TVCG

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(619) .
Interactive Modal Sound Synthesis Using Generalized Proportional Damping  2016.
ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games (I3D)

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(627) .
Effcient Wave-Based Acoustic Material Design Optimization  2016.
Symposium on Solid & Physical Modeling

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(583) .
WAVE: Interactive Wave-based Sound Propagation for Virtual Environments  2015.
Proceedings of IEEE VR

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(618) .
Integrated Multimodal Interaction Using Texture Representations  2015.
Computers & Graphics doi:10.1016/j.cag.2015.10.010

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(559) .
Source and Listener Directivity for Interactive Wave-based Sound Propagation  2014.
IEEE VR 2014 (Special issue of IEEE TVCG)

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(568) .
Acoustic pulse propagation in an urban environment using a three-dimensional numerical simulation  2014.
The Journal of Acoustical Society of America

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(581) .
Efficient HRTF Computation using Adaptive Rectangular Decomposition  2014.
Proc. of AES Conference on Spatial Audio 2014

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(582) .
P-HRTF: Efficient Personalized HRTF Computation for High-Fidelity Spatial Sound  2014.
Proc. of ISMAR

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(540) .
Wave-Based Sound Propagation in Large Open Scenes using an Equivalent Source Formulation  2013.
ACM Transactions on Graphics

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(545) .
Validation of adaptive rectangular decomposition for three-dimensional wave-based acoustic simulation in architectural models  2013.
International Congress on Acoustics

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(552) .
Wave-Ray Coupling for Interactive Sound Propagation in Large Complex Scenes  2013.
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc SIGGRAPH Asia)

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(513) .
Interactive Sound Propagation Using Compact Acoustic Transfer Operators  2012.
ACM Transactions on Graphics

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(518) .
Tabletop Ensemble: Touch-enabled Virtual Percussion Instruments  2012.
ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games (I3D)

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(519) .
Designing Virtual Instruments with Touch-enabled Interfaces  2012.
ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), Case Study

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(527) .
Guided Multiview Ray Tracing for Fast Auralization  2012.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG)

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(528) .
Example-guided Physically Based Modal Sound Synthesis  2012.
ACM Transactions on Graphics

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(548) .
A real-time sound propagation system for noise prediction in outdoor spaces  2012.
INTER-NOISE and NOISE-CON Congress and Conference Proceedings

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(477) .
Direct-to-indirect Acoustic Radiance Transfer  2011.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG)

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(489) .
GSound: Interactive Sound Propagation for Games  2011.
AES International Conference on Audio for Games, no. P2-6

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(499) .
Efficient Geometric Sound Propagation Using Visibility Culling  2011.
Ph.D. Dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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(507) .
An Efficient GPU-based Time Domain Solver for the Acoustic Wave Equation  2011.
Applied Acoustics

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(455) .
Sounding Liquids: Automatic Sound Synthesis from Fluid Simulation  2010.
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc ACM SIGGRAPH)

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(464) .
Precomputed Wave Simulation for Real-time Sound Propagation of Dynamic Sources in Complex Scenes  2010.
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc ACM SIGGRAPH)

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(468) .
Interactive Geometric Sound Propagation and Rendering  2010.
Intel Software Network

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(474) .
Synthesizing Contact Sounds Between Textured Models  2010.
IEEE Virtual Reality (VR)

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(475) .
i-Sound: Interactive GPU-based Sound Auralization in Dynamic Scenes  2010.

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(476) .
Fast Geometric Sound Propagation with Finite Edge Diffraction  2010.

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(478) .
Fast and Accurate Geometric Sound Propagation Using Visibility Computations  2010.
International Symposium on Room Acoustics (ISRA)

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(480) .
Use of GPUs in Room Acoustic Modeling and Auralization  2010.
International Symposium on Room Acoustics (ISRA)

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(491) .
Interactive Physically-based Sound Simulation  2010.
Ph.D. Dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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(406) .
FastV: From-point Visibility Culling on Complex Models  2009.
Eurographics Symposium on Rendering (EGSR)

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(407) .
Fast Edge-diffraction for Sound Propagation in Complex Virtual Environments  2009.
EAA Auralization Symposium

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(414) .
RESound: Interactive Sound Rendering for Dynamic Virtual Environments  2009.
ACM Multimedia (MM)

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(371) .
Accelerated Wave-based Acoustics Simulation  2008.
ACM Symposium on Solid and Physical Modeling (SPM)

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(390) .
AD-FRUSTA: Adaptive Frustum Tracing for Interactive Sound Propagation  2008.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG)

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(349) .
Interactive Sound Propagation in Dynamic Scenes Using Frustum Tracing  2007.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG)

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(364) .
Real-time sound synthesis and propagation for games  2007.
Communications of the ACM (CACM)

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