Virtual Acoustic Reconstruction of Ritual and Public Spaces of Ancient Greece
Abstract:Virtual acoustics can assist the aural exploration and the study of the acoustic properties of famous buildings of the antiquity. Here, examples of such reconstruction of ritual and public buildings of the ancient Greek world are presented and novel findings of their acoustic behaviour are introduced, especially with respect to the modes of speech communication and general functionality. Examples of these auralisations are made available in an electronic address.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 2001
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- Acta Acustica united with Acustica, published together with the European Acoustics Association (EAA), is an international, peer-reviewed journal on acoustics. It publishes original articles on all subjects in the field of acoustics, such as general linear acoustics, nonlinear acoustics, macrosonics, flow acoustics, atmospheric sound, underwater sound, ultrasonics, physical acoustics, structural acoustics, noise control, active control, environmental noise, building acoustics, room acoustics, acoustic materials, acoustic signal processing, computational and numerical acoustics, hearing, audiology and psychoacoustics, speech, musical acoustics, electroacoustics, auditory quality of systems. It reports on original scientific research in acoustics and on engineering applications. The journal considers scientific papers, technical and applied papers, book reviews, short communications, doctoral thesis abstracts, etc. In irregular intervals also special issues and review articles are published.
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