List of publications by J. Usher





1. An improved method to determine the onset timings of reflections in an acoustic impulse response. pdf file

J. Usher.

Copyright (2010) Acoustical Society of America. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the Acoustical Society of America.

J. Acoust. Soc. Am., vol. 127, EL172--EL177, April 2010.  



2. Enhancement of spatial sound quality: A new reverberation-extraction audio upmixer. pdf file

J. Usher and J. Benesty. .

IEEE transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, vol. 15, pp.2141-2150, September 2007.


3. Audio spectrum and sound pressure levels vary between pulse oximeters.

D. Chandra, J. Usher, and M. Tessler.

Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, Jan. 2006.




4. Automatically optimising situation awareness and sound quality for a sound isolating earphone. pdf_file 

J.  Usher.

129th AES convention, San Francisco, November, 2010.


5. Measuring impulse responses using speech and music. pdf_file presentation

J.  Usher.

128th AES convention, London, May, 2010.


6. Determining a room geometry from its impulse response.

D. Garcia, D. Alves,  J.  Usher, T. Mateos

Internoise10, Lisbon, June 2010.


7. Which of the two digital audio systems best matches the quality of the analog system?

W. Woszczyk, J. Engel, J. Usher, R. M. Aarts, D. Reefman

AES 31st Int. Conf., London, June, 2007 

8. Perceived naturalness of speech sounds presented using personalized versus non-personalized HRTFs. More info.

J.  Usher and W. L. Martens.

International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD), Montreal, 2007.


9. A new upmixer for enhancement of reverberance imagery in multichannel loudspeaker audio scenes. pdf file

J. Usher

In Proc. of the AES 121st International Convention, San Francisco, 2006.


10. Extraction and removal of percussive sounds from musical recordings. pdf file

J. Usher.

In Proc. of the 6th international conference on Digital Audio Effects, Montreal, 2006.


11. Design criteria for high quality audio upmixers. pdf file

J. Usher.

In Proc. of the AES 28th international conference, Piteå, Sweden, 2006.


12. Interaction of source and reverberance spatial imagery in multichannel loudspeaker audio. pdf file

J. Usher and W. L. Woszczyk.

In Proc. of the AES 118th international convention, Barcelona, Spain, 2005.


13. A multifilter approach to acoustic echo cancellation. pdf file

J. Usher, W. L. Woszczyk and J. Cooperstock.

In Proc. Of the 75th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, New York, 2004.


14. Visualizing auditory spatial imagery of multi-channel audio. pdf file

J. Usher and W. L. Woszczyk.

In Proc. of the AES 116th international convention, Berlin, Germany, 2004.


15. Localization of focussed images with a Wave Field Synthesis system: The influence of the presence of multiple sources on auditory spatial imagery as indicated by a graphical response technique. pdf file

J.  Usher , W. L. Martens and W. L. Woszczyk.

In Proc. of the 18th International Congress on Acoustics, Kyoto, Japan, 2004.


16. Design and testing of a graphical mapping tool for analyzing spatial audio scenes. pdf file

J. Usher and W. L. Woszczyk.

In Proc. of the AES 24th international conference on Multichannel Audio. Banff, Canada, 2003.


Undergraduate BEng. honours project:

"Computational Auditory Scene Analysis in the Lateral plane of two channel audio material to predict image locations spectrally, as would be perceived on a loudspeaker pair".