Publication: Research - peer-review › Journal article – Annual report year: 2011
Beamforming with uniform circular microphone arrays can be used for localizing sound sources over 360. Typically, the array microphones are suspended in free space or they are mounted on a solid cylinder. However, the cylinder is often considered to be infinitely long because the scattering problem has no exact solution for a finite cylinder. Alternatively one can use a solid sphere. This investigation compares the performance of a circular array mounded on a rigid sphere with that of such an array in free space and mounted on an infinite cylinder, using computer simulations. The examined techniques are delay-and-sum and circular harmonics beamforming, and the results are validated experimentally.
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- Shapes (structures), Microphone arrays, Array signal processing, Acoustic signal processing, Acoustic radiators