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Attema, T. (author), Fehr, S. (author)
In many occasions, the knowledge error κ of an interactive proof is not small enough, and thus needs to be reduced. This can be done generically by repeating the interactive proof in parallel. While there have been many works studying the effect of parallel repetition on the soundness error of interactive proofs and arguments, the effect of...
conference paper 2022
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von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Ketten, D.R. (author), Lam, F.P.A. (author), de Jong, C.A.F. (author), Muller, R.A.J. (author), Kastelein, R.A. (author)
Application of a kurtosis correction to frequency-weighted sound exposure level (SEL) improved predictions of risk of hearing damage in humans and terrestrial mammals for sound exposures with different degrees of impulsiveness. To assess whether kurtosis corrections may lead to improved predictions for marine mammals, corrections were applied to...
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Buijs, L.J. (author), Meijer, I.H. (author), Pereboom, H.P. (author), Garlid, S. (author), Lunde, K. (author)
Pressure surge or water hammer simulations are performed to evaluate a safe design or operation of oil transfer systems. The speed of sound of the transferred fluid plays a key role within pressure surge simulations. Unlike for steel pipe systems, the speed of sound in hoses is not easily determined. In industry, a value of 450 m/s is frequently...
conference paper 2021
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Kastelein, R.A. (author), Helder-Hoek, L. (author), Cornelisse, S.A. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Lam, F.P.A. (author), de Jong, C.A.F. (author), Ketten, D.R. (author)
Noise-induced temporary hearing threshold shift (TTS) was studied in a harbor porpoise exposed to impulsive sounds of scaled-down airguns while both stationary and free-swimming for up to 90 min. In a previous study, ∼4 dB TTS was elicited in this porpoise, but despite 8 dB higher single-shot and cumulative exposure levels (up to 199 dB re 1...
article 2020
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Whyte, K.F. (author), Russell, D.J.F. (author), Sparling, C.E. (author), Binnerts, B. (author), Hastie, G.D. (author)
Understanding the potential effects of pile driving sounds on marine wildlife is essential for regulating offshore wind developments. Here, tracking data from 24 harbour seals were used to quantify effects and investigate sensitivity to the methods used to predict these. The Aquarius pile driving model was used to model source characteristics...
article 2020
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Isojunno, S. (author), Wensveen, P.J. (author), Lam, F.P.A. (author), Kvadsheim, P.H. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Lopez, L.M. Martín (author), Kleivane, L. (author), Siegal, E.M. (author), Miller, P.J.O. (author)
Anthropogenic noise sources range from intermittent to continuous, with seismic and navy sonar technology moving towards nearcontinuous transmissions. Continuous active sonar (CAS) may be used at a lower amplitude than traditional pulsed active sonar (PAS), but potentially with greater cumulative sound energy. We conducted at-sea experiments to...
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McQueen, A.D. (author), Suedel, B.C. (author), de Jong, C.A.F. (author), Thomsen, F. (author)
There is an increasing international focus to understand and quantify the potential ecological risks of low-frequency underwater sounds produced from anthropogenic activities (e.g., commercial shipping, dredging, construction, and offshore energy production). For dredge operations, a risk-based approach has been proposed for identifying,...
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Müller, R.A.J. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Halvorsen, M.B. (author), Ainslie, M.A. (author)
Regulations for underwater anthropogenic noise are typically formulated in terms of peak sound pressure, root-mean-square sound pressure, and (weighted or unweighted) sound exposure. Sound effect studies on humans and other terrestrial mammals suggest that in addition to these metrics, the impulsiveness of sound (often quantified by its kurtosis...
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Ligthart, M.E.U. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Hindriks, K.V. (author)
In this paper we specify and validate three interaction design patterns for an interactive storytelling experience with an autonomous social robot. The patterns enable the child to make decisions about the story by talking with the robot, reenact parts of the story together with the robot, and recording self-made sound effects. The design...
conference paper 2020
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Kok, A.C.M. (author), van Kolfshoten, L. (author), Campbell, J.A. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Miller, P.J.O. (author), Slabbekoorn, H. (author), Visser, F. (author)
article 2020
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van der Eerden, F.J.M. (author), Salomons, E.M. (author), Eisses, A.R. (author)
conference paper 2020
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Kastelein, R.A. (author), Huijser, L.A.E. (author), Cornelisse, S. (author), Helder-Hoek, L. (author), Jennings, N. (author), de Jong, C.A.F. (author)
article 2019
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Ainslie, M.A. (author), Laws, R.M. (author), Sertlek, H.O. (author)
Computer models can be used to predict the sound field near an airgun or airgun array. The accuracy of such predictions can be assessed either by a process of verification (comparison with alternative theoretical solution to the same computational problem) or by validation (comparison with measurement). A set of verification test problems is...
article 2019
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Pocta, P. (author), Beerends, J.G. (author)
This paper assesses the perceived listening quality of customer support waiting loops using both a subjective experiment as well as an objective perceptual assessment with POLQA (ITU-T Rec. P.863) and VISQOL. A modified version of the methodology defined in the ITU-T Rec. P.835 was derived and used in this paper to subjectively assess the...
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Bosschaart, C. (author)
The Royal Netherlands Navy operates a low-frequency active sonar consisting of a combination of a towed sonar source and receiver array in order to detect and classify objects underwater. The operation involves transmitting high power underwater sound towards an object and detecting the echo reflected by the object. Operating a towed source at...
conference paper 2019
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Kastelein, R.A. (author), von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Lam, F.-P.A. (author), Jansen, E. (author), de Jong, C.A.F. (author)
article 2019
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Lippert, T. (author), Ainslie, M.A. (author), von Estorff, O. (author)
Sound produced by marine pile driving activities poses a possible risk to marine life. The assessment and mitigation of this risk requires a precise prediction of the expected levels. An analytical approach to estimate the radiated sound exposure levels is presented, based on the axial symmetry of the problem, resulting in damped cylindrical...
article 2018
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van der Eerden, F.J.M. (author), van den Berg, F.H.A. (author), Wessels, P.W. (author), Kruyen, A.H.J. (author)
The use of combining sound measurements and sound propagation modelling is increasing. In this paper the acoustic situation on and around a shooting range is considered. A monitoring system that automatically detects and localizes impulsive sound events is presented. The locations of these events are obtained by combining detections from...
conference paper 2018
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von Benda-Beckmann, A.M. (author), Thomas, L. (author), Tyack, P.L. (author), Ainslie, M.A. (author)
Passive acoustic monitoring with widely-dispersed hydrophones has been suggested as a cost-effective method to monitor population densities of echolocating marine mammals. This requires an estimate of the area around each receiver over which vocalizations are detected - the "effective detection area" (EDA). In the absence of auxiliary...
article 2018
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White, K. (author), Bronkhorst, A.W. (author), Meeter, M. (author)
Previous studies have shown that identifiability of sound sources influence noise annoyance levels. The aim of the present experiment was to additionally study the effects of actively performing a task versus a less active pastime on noise annoyance. This was done by asking participants to perform a task (task condition) or read a magazine of...
article 2018
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