List of Publications by Angelo Farina

related to the Ambisonics sound recording/reproduction technique  

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N. Author(s) Title Publisher
109 Angelo Farina Software Implementation of B-Format Encoding and Decoding Pre-prints of the 104th AES Convention, Amsterdam, 1998 May 16-19
113 Angelo Farina, Lamberto Tronchin 3D Impulse Response measurements on S.Maria del Fiore Church, Florence, Italy Proc. of ICA98 - International Conference on Acoustics, Seattle (WA), 26-30 June 1998
119 A. Farina, P. Galaverna, M. Giabbani Il processo di auralizzazione: metodologia ed esemplificazione Atti del Convegno "L'acustica dei teatri storici: un bene culturale" - Ferrara, 4 novembre 1998
126 A. Farina, E. Ugolotti Subjective comparison between Stereo Dipole and 3D Ambisonics surround systems for automotive applications 16th AES Conference, Rovaniemi (Finland), 10-12 April 1999
155 A. Farina, R. Glasgal, E. Armelloni, A. Torger Ambiophonic Principles for the Recording and Reproduction of Surround Sound for Music 19th AES Conference on Surround Sound, Techniques, Technology and Perception - Schloss Elmau, Germany, 21-24 June 2001.
158 A. Farina, L.Tronchin Computer simulation of Binaural, Stereo-Dipole, B-format and Ambiophonics impulse responses Invited Paper in the Structured Session on “Binaural Hearing and Spatialisation”, ICA-2001, Rome, September 2-7, 2001.
164 A. Torger, A. Farina Real-time partitioned convolution for Ambiophonics surround sound 2001 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics - Mohonk Mountain House New Paltz, New York October 21-24, 2001.

D Commins, R Pompoli, A Farina, P Fausti, N Prodi

Acoustics of Teatro degli Arcimboldi in Milano: design, computer and scale models, details, results

IOA Conference AUDITORIUM ACOUSTICS 2002, Imperial College (London), 19-21 July 2002

A. Cocchi, L. Tronchin, A. Farina, M. Cesare

A comparison between some measurement techniques in the Foligno Auditorium

IOA Conference AUDITORIUM ACOUSTICS 2002, Imperial College (London), 19-21 July 2002
179 A. Farina, A. Avanzini Registrazione della risposta acustica delle sale da concerto per i posteri Seminario AES-Italia "Workshop sulle tecniche di ripresa stereofoniche multicanale per le orchestre sinfoniche" - Adria, 16 maggio 2003
185 A. Farina, R. Ayalon Recording concert hall acoustics for posterity 24th AES Conference on Multichannel Audio, Banff, Canada, 26-28 June 2003
190 A. Farina, L. Tronchin Advanced Techniques For Measuring And Reproducing Spatial Sound Properties Of Auditoria RADS 2004, Hyogo (Japan) 11-13 April 2004
191 A. Farina, L. Tronchin, V. Tarabusi Comparison between Opera houses: Italian and Japanese cases RADS 2004, Hyogo (Japan) 11-13 April 2004
194 A. Farina, E. Armelloni, P. Martignon An experimental comparative study of 20 Italian opera houses: measurement techniques 147th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, New York (USA), 24-28 May 2004
200 A. Farina, L.Tronchin Cap. 19 - Misure acustiche nei teatri e nelle sale nel volume "Acustica Musicale ed Architettonica", UTET Libreria, Torino 2004, ISBN 88-7750 -941-4
202 A. Farina, L. Tronchin Measurement And Reproducing of Spatial Sound Characteristics Of Auditoria Acoustical Science and Technology, vol. 26, n.2, March 2005, ISSN 1346-3969
204 E. Armelloni, A. Farina, P. Martignon Comparison between Different Surround Reproduction Systems: ITU 5.1 vs PanAmbio 4.1 118th AES Convention, Barcelona, 28-31 May 2005, pre-print n. 6444
218 A. Farina Room Impulse Responses as Temporal and Spatial Filters WESPAC IX 2006, Seoul (Korea), June 26-28, 2006
219 P. Bonfiglio, N. Prodi. P. Fausti, A. Farina On the use of A P-U Sound Intensity Probe for the Qualification of Complex Surface Properties ICSV13, Vienna, Austria, July 2-6, 2006
224 A. Farina, P. Martignon, A. Capra, S. Fontana Measuring impulse responses containing complete spatial information 4th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan - Honolulu, Hawaii, 28 November-2 December 2006
225 A. Farina, P. Martignon, A. Capra, S. Fontana Measuring impulse responses containing complete spatial information 22nd AES-UK Conference 2007, Cambridge, UK, 11-12 April 2007
226 A. Farina Advancements in impulse response measurements by sine sweeps 122th AES Convention, Vienna, Austria, 5-8 May 2007
229 A. Cammi, P. Martignon, A. Capra, A. Farina Allestimento di una sala d’ascolto di piccole dimensioni 34░ Convegno Nazionale AIA - Firenze, 13-15 Giugno 2007
232 A. Farina, A. Capra, P. Martignon, S. Fontana, F. Adriaensen, P. Galaverna, D. Malham Three-Dimensional Acoustic Displays In A Museum Employing WFS (Wave Field Synthesis) And HOA (High Order Ambisonics) 14th International Congress on Sound and Vibration - Cairns (Australia) 9-12 July 2007
234 A.Farina; A.Capra; L.Conti; P.Martignon; F.Fazi Measuring spatial impulse responses in concert halls and opera houses employing a spherical microphone array 19th International Congress on Acoustics (ICA) - Madrid (Spain), 2-7 September 2007
237 P.Martignon, F.Adriaensen, D.Torelli, A.Farina A Digitally Controlled Two Dimensional Loudspeaker Array AES 32nd International Conference, Hiller°d, Denmark, 2007 September 21–23
238 A. Farina Impulse Response Measurements 23rd Nordic Sound Symposium, Bolkesj° (Norway) 27 – 30 September 2007
239 A. Capra, S. Fontana, F. Adriaensen, A. Farina, Y. Grenier Listening Tests of the Localization Performance of Stereodipole and Ambisonic Systems 123th AES Convention - New York (USA), 5-8 October 2007
243 Angelo Farina, Daniel Commins, Nicola Prodi Experimental analysis of the acoustical behaviour of Musikverein in concert and ballet configurations Acoustics 08 Paris, 29 June 2008 - 4 July 2008
250 Angelo Farina, Adriano Farina, Enrico Armelloni, Linda Sebastianutto, Carlo Franzosini, Marta Picciulin First description of the sound pressure and particle velocity components of the ambient noise and boat noise recorded at the WWF- Miramare Natural Marine Reserve (Trieste, Italy) Second International Conference "The Effect of Noise on Aquatic Life" Cork, Ireland, August 15-20 2010
252 Angelo Farina, Andrea Capra, Lorenzo Chiesi, Leonardo Scopece A Spherical Microphone Array For Synthesizing Virtual Directive Microphones In Live Broadcasting And In Post Production 40th AES Conference "Spatial Audio - Sense the Sound of Space", Tokyo, Japan, 8-10 October 2010
253 Leonardo Scopece, Angelo Farina, Andrea Capra 3D Virtual Microphone System - Sonda Microfonica ad Elevata Direttivita' Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, n.1, Aprile 2011, pagg. 14-26 - ISSN: 0013-6123
254 Marco Binelli, Andrea Venturi, Alberto Amendola, Angelo Farina Experimental analysis of spatial properties of the sound field inside a car employing a spherical microphone array 130th AES Conference, London, 13-16 May 2011
255 Angelo Farina, Alberto Amendola, Andrea Capra, Christian Varani Spatial analysis of room impulse responses captured with a 32-capsules microphone array 130th AES Conference, London, 13-16 May 2011
256 Angelo Farina, Enrico Armelloni, Lorenzo Chiesi

Experimental Evaluation Of The Performances Of A New Pressure-Velocity 3D Probe Based On The Ambisonics Theory

4th international conference and exhibition on Underwater Acoustic Measurements: Technologies and Results - Kos (Greece), 20-24 June 2011
257 Leonardo Scopece, Angelo Farina, Andrea Capra

360 Degrees Video And Audio Recording And Broadcasting Employing A Parabolic Mirror Camera And A Spherical 32-Capsules Microphone Array

IBC 2011, Amsterdam, 8-11 September 2011
258 Angelo Farina, Lamberto Tronchin

New Measurement Technique For 3d Sound Characterization In Theatres

The Acoustics of Ancient Theatres Conference Patras, Greece, September 18-21, 2011
263 Angelo Farina

Nuovi Metodi E Strumenti Di Misura Per Lo Studio Dell’acustica Dei Teatri Storici Italiani

Convegno AIA “Teatri d’opera dell’UnitÓ d’Italia” Teatro La Fenice Venezia, 23 Novembre 2011
264 A. Farina, M. Binelli, A. Capra, E. Armelloni, S. Campanini, A. Amendola

Recording, Simulation and Reproduction of Spatial Soundfields by Spatial PCM Sampling (SPS)

International Seminar on Virtual Acoustics, Valencia (Spain). 24-25 November 2011
267 Angelo Farina, Lamberto Tronchin 3D Sound Characterisation in Theatres Employing Microphone Arrays
Acta Acustica united with Acustica, vol. 99, n.1, pp. 118-125, ISSN 1610-1928, January/February 2013
268 Lamberto Tronchin, Andrea Venturi, Angelo Farina Subjective evaluations in virtual environments
AIA_DAGA 2013 Conference, Meran, Italy, 18-21 March 2013
269 Andrea Capra, Angelo Farina, Francesco Grani “Urban Sounds”: an acoustical tour of Parma
AIA_DAGA 2013 Conference, Meran, Italy, 18-21 March 2013
270 Angelo Farina, Andrea Capra, Alberto Amendola and Simone Campanini

Recording and playback techniques employed for the Urban Sounds project

134th AES Convention, 2013 May 4–7 Rome, Italy
271 Andrea Venturi, Angelo Farina and Lamberto Tronchin

On the effects of pre-processing of impulse responses in the evaluation of acoustic parameters on room acoustics

Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, vol. 19, pp. 015006 (June 2013); (9 pages) - ISSN 1939-800X
272 Lamberto Tronchin, Andrea Venturi, Angelo Farina, Amendola Alberto

Implementing a spherical microphone array to determine 3D sound propagation in the 'Teatro 1763' in Bologna, Italy

International Symposium on Room Acoustics - Toronto, June 9-11, 2013

Angelo Farina, Alberto Amendola, Lorenzo Chiesi, Andrea Capra, Simone Campanini

Spatial Pcm Sampling: A New Method For Sound Recording And Playback

AES 52nd International Conference, Guildford, UK, 2013 September 2–4


Angelo Farina, Simone Campanini, Lorenzo Chiesi, Alberto Amendola, Lorenzo Ebri Spatial Sound Recording With Dense Microphone Arrays

AES 55th International Conference, Helsinki, Finland, 2014 August 27–29



Angelo Farina From High Order Ambisonics to Spatial PCM Sampling – application to auralization of measurements and computer simulations

EPSRC funded workshop on numerical acoustic simulation and auralisation as built environment design consultation tools

Manchester (UK) 22-23 September 2015


Leonardo Scopece, Angelo Farina Sistema 3DVMS: da dove arriviamo...dove andiamo

Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, n.2/2015, pagg. 12-19 - ISSN: 0013-6123


Angelo Farina, Lorenzo Chiesi A novel 32-speakers spherical source

140th AES Conference, Paris (France) 4-7 June 2016


Angelo Farina, Lorenzo Chiesi Measuring Spatial MIMO Impulse Responses in Rooms Employing Spherical Transducer Arrays

AES Conference on Sound Field Control, Guildford (UK), 18-20 July 2016


Tommaso Mattioli, Angelo Farina, Enrico Armelloni , Philippe Hameau, Margarita DÝaz-Andreu Echoing landscapes: Echolocation and the placement of rock art in the Central Mediterranean

Journal of Archaeological Science, vol. 83 (2017) pp. 12-25 - ISSN: 0305-4403



Angelo Farina Environmental Impact of Underwater Noise: sound pressure and particle velocity ICONS-2018, Kochi, India, 22-24 February 2018


Leo McCormack, Symeon Delikaris-Manias, Angelo Farina, Daniel Pinardi, and Ville Pulkki Real-Time Conversion of Sensor Array Signals into Spherical Harmonic Signals with Applications to Spatially Localized Sub-Band Sound-Field Analysis 144th AES Convention, 2018 May 23–26, Milan, Italy


Marco Binelli, Daniel Pinardi, Tiziano Nili and Angelo Farina Individualized HRTF for playing VR videos with Ambisonics spatial audio on HMDs AES AVAR 2018 Conference, August 20-22, Redmond, WA, USA


Angelo Farina, Enrico Armelloni, Daniel Pinardi The Forgotten Measurement: Sound Pressure and Particle Velocity Environment Coastal & Offshore Magazine - Special Issue on Ocean Sound - July 2019 - ISSN # 2327-3445


M. DÝaz-Andreu, A. Farina, E. Armelloni, L. Coltofean, M. Picas, T. Mattioli Acoustic effects at prehistoric landscapes: an archaeoacoustics analysis of rock art sites from Western Mediterranean Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress on Acoustics, pp. 281-287 - 9-13 September 2019, Aachen, Germany.


A. Farina, M. DÝaz-Andreu, E. Armelloni, M. Picas, L.F. Zubieta, T. Mattioli Digitalizing the sounds of the past: the soundscapes of World Heritage rock art landscapes from Spain and Mexico Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress on Acoustics, pp. 4214-4218 - 9-13 September 2019, Aachen, Germany.


Leo Mccormack, Symeon Delikaris-Manias, Archontis Politis, Despoina Pavlidi, Angelo Farina, Daniel Pinardi, Ville Pulkki Applications of Spatially Localized Active-Intensity Vectors for Sound-Field Visualization J. Audio Eng. Soc., vol. 67, no. 11, pp. 840–854, (2019 November.).


Brian F.G. Katz, Damian Murphy, Angelo Farina The Past Has Ears (PHE) : XR Explorations of acoustic spaces as Cultural Heritage Salento AVR 2020 - 7th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics - Lecce, Italy 7-10 September 2020 - DOI:


Michele Ebri, Nicol˛ Strozzi, Filippo Maria Fazi, Angelo Farina, Luca Cattani Individual Listening Zone with Frequency-Dependent Trim of Measured Impulse Responses 149th AES Convention Online, 2020 October 27-30


Pinardi, D., Ebri, L., Belicchi, C., Farina, A., Binelli M. Direction Specific Analysis of Psychoacoustics Parameters inside Car Cockpit: A Novel Tool for NVH and Sound Quality SAE Technical Paper 2020-01-1547, 2020, DOI:


Brian F.G. Katz, Damian Murphy, Angelo Farina Exploring cultural heritage through acoustic digital reconstructions Physics Today, 73, 12, 32 (2020); DOI:


Angelo Farina, Lamberto Tronchin, Antonella Bevilacqua, Enrico Armelloni, Francesca Merli, Marco Dolci “SIPARIO SOUNDS”: a new omnidirectional loudspeaker for MIMO auralisation Forum Acusticum 2020, Lyon (France) 7-11 December 2020;


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