head-related transfer function


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head-related transfer function

Abbreviation: HRTF
A mathematical representation of the ways in which the positions of the head, trunk, and ears filter sounds, altering the way they are perceived.
Synonym: anatomical transfer function
See also: function
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Head-related transfer functions (HRTFs) are mathematical models of the acoustic modulation of auditory stimuli by scattering off the external shape of the head and body.
In developing SILENT CINEMA, Yamaha has used new technology and perceptual tools such as Head-Related Transfer Functions ("HRTF") to achieve a credible full-surround effect even though only headphones are being utilized.
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