People behind SOFA
- Piotr Majdak (Acoustics Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences): project leader, Matlab support
- Markus Noisternig (UMR STMS IRCAM-CNRS-UPMC): specifications, standardization
- Hagen Wierstorf (Telekom Innovation Laboratories, Technical University of Berlin): Octave support
- Michael Mihocic (Acoustics Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences): Website support
- Harald Ziegelwanger (Acoustics Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences): specifications
- Thibaut Carpentier (UMR STMS IRCAM-CNRS-UPMC): C++ API, specifications
SOFA was initiated in January 2012 during the 4th AABBA meeting in Berlin (Blauert, 2009). Since then, many other researches helped by providing feedback and support:
- Matthieu Parmentier (France Television): initiation of the AES standardization
- Wolfgang Hrauda (Institute for Electronic Music and Acoustics, University of Arts and Music, Graz)
- Bruce Olson, AESSC Chair: AES standardization committee chair
- Mark Yonge, AESSC Secretary: AES standardization committee secretary
- Rozenn Nicol (Orange Labs, France Telecom)
- Agnieszka Roginska (Music Technology, New York University)
- Yôiti Suzuki (Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University)
- Kanji Watanabe (Faculty of Engineering, Akita Prefectural University)
- Yukio Iwaya (Faculty of Engineering, Tohoku Gakuin University)
- Michele Geronazzo (University of Padova): headphone support
Also many thanks go to the AES standardization team for their support.
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Blauert, J., Braasch, J., Bucholz, J., Colburn, H.S., Jekosch, U., Kohlrausch, A., Mourjopoulos, J., Pulkki, V., Raake, A. (2009) "Aural assessment by means of binaural algorithms - The AABBA project" in proceedings of the International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research (ISSAR), Helsingør, Denmark.