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List of Publications

2017

  1. W. Zhang, P. N. Samarasinghe, H. Chen, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Surround by Sound: A Review of Spatial Audio Recording and Reproduction’, in Applied Sciences, vol. 7 no. 5, pp. 532, May 2017. (link)

  2. H. Chen, T. D. Abhayapala, P. N. Samarasinghe, and W. Zhang, ‘‘Direct-to-Reverberant Energy Ratio Estimation Using a First-Order Microphone’’, in IEEE/ACM Trans. Audio, Speech, and Language Processinga, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 226-237, Feb. 2017. (link)

  3. W. Zhang, C. Hofmann, M. B├╝rger, T. D. Abhayapala, and W. Kellermann, ‘‘Online secondary path modelling in wave-domain active noise control", in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), New Orleans, United States, March 2017, pp. 116-120.

2016

  1. J. Zhang, T. D. Abhayapala, P. Samarasinghe, W. Zhang, and S. Jiang, ‘‘Multichannel active noise control for spatially sparse noise fields’’, in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Express Letters, vol. 140, no. 6, EL510-516, Dec. 2016. (link)

  2. P. N. Samarasinghe, W. Zhang, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Recent advances in active noise control inside automobile cabins: Toward quieter cars", in IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol, 33, no. 6, pp. 61-73, Nov. 2016. (link)

  3. W. Zhang, T. D. Abhayapala, T. Betlehem, and F. M. Fazi, ‘‘Analysis and control of multi-zone sound field reproduction using modal-domain approach", in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 140, no. 3, pp. 2132-2144, Sep. 2016. (link)

  4. X. Wu, D. S. Talagala, W. Zhang, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Spatial Feature Learning for Robust Binaural Sound Source Localization using a Composite Feature Vector’’, in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Shanghai, China, March 2016, pp. 6320-6324.

  5. J. Zhang, T. D. Abhayapala, P. Samarasinghe, W. Zhang, and S. Jiang, ‘‘Sparse Complex FxLMS for Active Noise Cancellation over Spatial Regions’’, in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Shanghai, China, March 2016, pp. 524-528.

2015

  1. H. Chen, T. D. Abhayapala, and W. Zhang, ‘‘Theory and design of compact hybrid microphone arrays on two-dimensional planes for three-dimensional soundfield analysis’’, in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 138, no. 5, pp. 3081-3092, Nov. 2015. (link)

  2. B. Bu, T. D. Abhayapala, C. Bao, and W. Zhang, ‘‘Parameterization of the three-dimensional room transfer function in horizontal plane’’, in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Express Letters, vol. 138, no. 3, EL280-EL286, Sep. 2015. (link)

  3. T. Betlehem, W. Zhang, M. Poletti, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Personal sound zones: Delivering interface free audio to multiple listeners’’, in IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol, 32, no. 2, pp. 81-91, March 2015. (link)

  4. G. Dickins, H. Chen, and W. Zhang, ‘‘Soundfield control for consumer device testing’’, in Proc. International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), Cairns, Australia, Dec. 2015, pp.1-5.

  5. H. Chen, P. Samarasinghe, T.D. Abhayapala, and W. Zhang, ‘‘Estimation of the direct-to-reverberant energy ratio using a spherical microphone array’’, presentation at The Acoustic Characterisation of Environments (ACE) Challenge workshop during WASPAA, New Paltz, NY, USA, Oct. 2015.

  6. H. Chen, P. Samarasinghe, T. D. Abhayapala, and W. Zhang, ‘‘Spatial Noise Cancellation Inside Cars: Performance Analysis and Experimental Results’’, in Proc. IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA), New Paltz, NY, USA, Oct. 2015, pp. 1-5.

  7. J. Zhang, W. Zhang, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Noise Cancellation over Spatial Regions using Adaptive Wave Domain Processing’’, in Proc. IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA), New Paltz, NY, USA, Oct. 2015, pp. 1-5.

  8. H. Chen, T. D. Abhayapala, and W. Zhang, ‘‘3D sound field analysis using circular higher-order microphone array’’, in Proc. European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Nice, France, Sep. 2015, pp. 1158-1162.

  9. X. Wu, D. S. Talagala, W. Zhang, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Binaural localization of speech sources in 3D using a composite feature vector of the HRTF’’, in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Brisbane, Australia, April 2015, pp. 2654-2658.

2014

  1. D. S. Talagala, W. Zhang, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Efficient multi-channel adaptive room compensation for spatial soundfield reproduction using a modal decomposition’’, in IEEE/ACM Trans. Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, vol, 22, no. 10, pp. 1522-1532, Oct. 2014. (link)

  2. W. Zhang and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Three dimensional sound field reproduction using multiple circular loudspeaker arrays: Functional analysis guided approach’’, in IEEE/ACM Trans. Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, vol. 22. no. 7, pp. 1184-1194, July 2014. (link)

  3. D. S. Talagala, W. Zhang, T. D. Abhayapala, and A. Kamineni, ‘‘Binaural sound source localization using the frequency diversity of the head-related transfer function’’, in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 135, no. 3, pp. 1207-1217, March 2014. (link)

  4. H. Chen, T. D. Abhayapala, and W. Zhang, ‘‘Enhanced sound field reproduction within prioritized control region’’, in Proc. INTER-NOISE and NOISE-CON Congress and Conference, Melbourne, Australia, Oct. 2014, vol. 249, no. 3, pp. 4055-4064.

  5. W. Zhang and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘2.5D sound field reproduction in higher order Ambisonics’’, in Proc. International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Processing (IWAENC), French Riviera, France, Sep. 2014, pp. 342-346.

  6. D. S. Talagala, X. Wu, W. Zhang, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Binaural localization of speech sources in the median plane using Cepstral HRTF extraction’’, in Proc. European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Lisbon, Portugal, Sep. 2014, pp. 2055-2059.

2013

  1. D. S. Talagala, W. Zhang, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Broadband DOA estimation using sensor arrays on complex-shaped rigid bodies’’, in IEEE Trans. Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, vol. 21, no. 8, pp. 1573-1585, Aug. 2013. (link)

  2. W. Zhang, S. J. Spencer, and P. Coghill, ‘‘Characterisation of acoustic emissions resulting from particle collision with a stationary bubble’’, in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 133, no. 5, pp. 2523-2527, May 2013. (link)

  3. R. A. Kennedy, W. Zhang, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Comparison of spherical harmonics based 3D-HRTF functional models’’, in Proc. International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), Gold Coast, Australia, Dec. 2013, pp. 7 pages.

  4. W. Zhang, T. D. Abhayapala, and F. M. Fazi, ‘‘Functional analysis guided approach for sound field reproduction with flexible loudspeaker layouts’’, in Proc. IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA), New Paltz, NY, USA, Oct. 2013, pp. 1-4.

  5. W. Zhang, T. D. Abhayapala, R. A. Kennedy, and M. Zhang, ‘‘Towards optimal functional representation of head-related transfer functions in the horizontal plane’’, International Congress on Acoustics (ICA), Montreal, Canada, June 2013.

  6. D. S. Talagala, W. Zhang, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Robustness analysis of room equalization for soundfield reproduction within a region’’, International Congress on Acoustics (ICA), Montreal, Canada, June 2013.

  7. D. S. Talagala, W. Zhang, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Active acoustic echo cancellation in spatial sound field reproduction’’, in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, May 2013, pp. 620-624.

2012 and prior

  1. S. J. Spencer, R. Bruniges, G. Roberts, V. Sharp, A. Catanzano, W. J. Bruckard, K. J. Davey, and W. Zhang, ‘‘An acoustic technique for measurement of bubble solids mass loading (b) Monitoring of Jameson Cell flotation performance by passive acoustic emissions’’, in Minerals Engineering, vol. 36-38, pp. 21-30, Oct. 2012. (link)

  2. W. Zhang, S. J. Spencer, and P. Coghill, ‘‘An acoustic technique for measurement of bubble solids mass loading (a) Fundamental study of single bubble’’, in Minerals Engineering, vol. 36-38, pp. 45-52, Oct. 2012. (link)

  3. W. Zhang, M. Zhang, R. A. Kennedy, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘On high resolution head-related transfer function measurements: An efficient sampling scheme’’, in IEEE Trans. Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 575-584, Feb. 2012. (link)

  4. W. Zhang, T. D. Abhayapala, R. A. Kennedy, and R. Duraiswami, ‘‘Insights into head-related transfer function: Spatial dimensionality and continuous representations’’, in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 127, no. 4, pp. 2347-57, Apr. 2010. (link)

  5. W. Zhang, R. A. Kennedy, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Efficient continuous HRTF model using data independent basis functions: Experimentally guided approach’’, in IEEE Trans. Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 819-829, May 2009. (link)

  6. M. Zhang, R. A. Kennedy, T. D. Abhayapala, and W. Zhang, ‘‘Statistical method to identify key anthropometric parameters in HRTF individualization’’, in Proc. 3rd Joint Workshop on Hands-free Speech Communication and Microphone Arrays (HSCMA), Edinburgh, UK, May 2011, pp. 213-218.

  7. M. Zhang, R. A. Kennedy, T. D. Abhayapala, and W. Zhang, ‘‘Internal structure identification of random process using principal component analysis’’, in Proc. 4th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), Gold Coast, Australia, Dec. 2010, pp. 6 pages.

  8. M. Zhang, W. Zhang, R. A. Kennedy, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘HRTF measurement on KEMAR manikin’’, in Proc. ACOUSTICS 2009 (Australian Acoustical Society), Adelaide, Australia, Nov. 2009, pp. 8 pages.

  9. W. Zhang, T. D. Abhayapala, R. A. Kennedy, and R. Duraiswami, ‘‘Modal expansion of HRTFs: Continuous representation in frequency-range-angle’’, in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Taipei, Taiwan, Apr. 2009, pp. 285-288.

  10. R. A. Kennedy, W. Zhang, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Spherical harmonic analysis and model-limited extrapolation on the sphere: Integral equation formulation’’, in Proc. 2nd International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems(ICSPCS), Gold Coast, Australia, Dec. 2008, pp. 6 pages.

  11. W. Zhang, R. A. Kennedy, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Iterative extrapolation algorithm for data reconstruction over sphere’’, in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Las Vegas, USA, Apr. 2008, pp. 3733-3736.

  12. W. Zhang, R. A. Kennedy, and T. D. Abhayapala, ‘‘Signal estimation from incomplete data on the sphere’’, in Proc. IEEE 9th Australian Communication Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Christchurch, New Zealand, Feb. 2008, pp. 39-44.

  13. W. Zhang, T. D. Abhayapala, and R. A. Kennedy, ‘‘Horizontal plane HRTF reproduction using continuous Fourier-Bessel functions’’, in Proc. 31st Audio Engineering Society (AES) international conference on ‘‘New directions in high resolution audio’’, London, UK, Jun. 2007, pp. 9 pages.

  14. W. Zhang, T. D. Abhayapala, and J. Zhang, ‘‘UWB Spatial-frequency channel characterization’’, in Proc. 63rd IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), vol. 6, Melbourne, Australia, May 2006, pp. 2732-2736.

  15. W. Zhang, T. D. Abhayapala, and J. Zhang, ‘‘Frequency dependency in UWB channel modelling’’, in Proc. 8th International Symposium on DSP and Communication Systems (DSPCS’2005) & 4th Workshop on the Internet, Telecommunications and Signal Processing (WITSP’2005), Sunshine Coast, Australia, Dec. 2005, pp. 248-252.