Publications

2018

U. P. Svensson, S. Martin, J. E. Summers, B. H. Teres, and C. F. Gaumond, “Accuracy aspects for diffraction-based computation of scattering,” presented at EURONOISE 2018, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, 27-31 May 2018. (Invited)

J. Botts, J. E. Summers, F. Bentrem, and C. F. Gaumond, “Dimension-reduced adaptive pulse compression with model error compensation,” presented at the 175th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Minneapolis, MN, 7-11 May 2018. (Invited)

J. E. Summers, J. M. Trader, C. F. Gaumond, and J. L. Chen, “Deep reinforcement learning for cognitive sonar,” presented at the 175th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Minneapolis, MN, 7-11 May 2018. (Invited)

J. E. Summers, M. A. Ross, Z. W. Walker, P. T. Longerbeam, and D. T. Redmond, “Combining interactive simulation with scaffolded visualization in ESAIL to teach fundamental concepts of acoustical oceanography,” presented at the 175th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Minneapolis, MN, 7-11 May 2018.

2017

J. Botts, M. A. Ross, J. E. Summers, and C. F. Gaumond, “In-situ estimation of transmission loss based on learned dictionaries and sparse reconstruction,” presented at the 173rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America/8th Forum Acusticum, Boston, MA, 25–29 June 2017. (Invited)

J. Botts, C. F. Gaumond, and J. E. Summers, “Model-error-compensated reiterative adaptive beamforming on a physically shaded cylindrical array,” presented at the 173rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America/8th Forum Acusticum, Boston, MA, 25–29 June 2017. (Invited)

J. L. Chen and J. E. Summers, “Deep convolutional neural networks for semi-supervised learning from synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) images,” presented at the 173rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America/8th Forum Acusticum, Boston, MA, 25–29 June 2017. (Invited)

J. E. Summers, J. Botts, and C. F. Gaumond, “Evaluating simulations of acoustic environments by learning time-frequency kernels that optimally separate classes of simulated signals,” presented at the 173rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America/8th Forum Acusticum, Boston, MA, 25–29 June 2017. (Invited)

T. C. Havens, I. Cummings, J. Botts, and J. E. Summers, “Regularized learning of linear ordered-statistic constant false alarm rate filters,” in Proc. Ocean Sensing and Monitoring IX, SPIE Defense + Security, 9-13 April 2017, Anaheim, CA, paper 10186-30.

2016

J. L. Chen and J. E. Summers, “Deep neural networks for learning classification features and generative models from synthetic aperture sonar big data,” Proc. Mtgs. Acoust. (POMA) 29, 032001 (2016); doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/2.0000458

C. F. Gaumond, J. Botts, and J. E. Summers, “Compressive beamforming on a cylindrical array,” presented at the 172nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America/5th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan, Honolulu, HI, 28 November – 2 December 2016. (Invited)

J. L. Chen and J. E. Summers, “Deep neural networks for learning classification features and generative models from synthetic aperture sonar big data,” presented at the Topical Meeting on Data Science and Acoustics, 172nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America/5th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan, Honolulu, HI, 2 December 2016. (Invited)

L. Savioja, S. Prepelita, Pierre Chobeau, and J. Botts, “Can you trust your numeric simulations-How to verify your code and validate your model,” presented at the 172nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America/5th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan, Honolulu, HI, 28 November – 2 December 2016. (Invited)

J. E. Summers, D. T. Redmond, J. Botts, C. Langston-Bombino, S. Carlson-Thies, and S. A. Summers, “Machine Interface for Contracting Assistance (MICA),” presented at the Workshop on Legal Text, Document, and Corpus Analytics (LTDCA 2016), San Diego, CA, 17 June 2016.

J. E. Summers, J. Botts, C. F. Gaumond, and I. Cummings, “Adaptive pulse compression for clutter mitigation in midfrequency active sonar,” presented at the 171st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, May 2016.

T. C. Havens, I. Cummings, J. Botts, and J. E. Summers, “Learning a Linear Ordered-Statistic Constant False-Alarm Rate Detector,” presented at the 171st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, May 2016.

J. Botts, C. F. Gaumond, and L. Savioja, “A modal time-domain method for modeling dispersive and dissipative linear waves,” presented at the 171st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, May 2016.

J. Botts, and J. E. Summers, “Subarray compressive beamforming for midfrequency active sonar on a cylindrical array,” presented at the 171st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, May 2016.

J. E. Summers, “Shot in the dark: Physical and psychophysical limitations on shooter identification from earwitness testimony,” presented at the 171st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, May 2016.

J. Saarelma, J. Botts, B. Hamilton, and L. Savioja, “Audibility of dispersion error in room acoustic finite-difference time-domain simulation as a function of simulation distance,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 139 (2016) DOI: 10.1121/1.4945746.

P. Chobeau, S. Prepelita, J. Saarelma, J. Botts, and L. Savioja, “Finite Volume Time Domain Simulations of Frequency-Dependent Boundary Conditions and Absorbing Layer,” in Proc. of the 60th International Conference: DREAMS (Dereverberation and Reverberation of Audio, Music, and Speech), January 27, 2016.

S. Bilbao, B. Hamilton, J. Botts, and L. Savioja, “Finite volume time domain room acoustics simulation under general impedance boundary conditions,” IEEE/ACM Trans. Audio, Speech, Lang. Proc. 24(1), 161-173 (2016).

2015

J. E. Summers, D. T. Redmond, and C. F. Gaumond, “Machine Interface for Contracting Assistance (MICA),” in Proc. of the 2015 Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Fall Symposium on Cognitive Assistance in Government and Public Sector Applications, Arlington, VA, 12-14 November 2015.

D. T. Redmond, C. F. Gaumond, and J. E. Summers, “Textual and graphical semantic query of sound-speed-profile databases for acoustical training,” presented at the 5th Acoust. Soc. Am., Mini Conf. Acoust. (MCA), Washington, DC, 6 May 2015.

V. Rennoll, D. T. Redmond, and J. E. Summers, “A parametric ambient-noise model for video-game based education in acoustics,” presented at the 5th Acoust. Soc. Am., Mini Conf. Acoust. (MCA), Washington, DC, 6 May 2015.

J. E. Summers, D. T. Redmond, and C. F. Gaumond, “Dynamically coupled 3D visualization and real-time simulation as an aid to developing mental models of sonar,” Proc. of MODSIM World 2015 Conf. & Expo , 31 March – 2 April 2015.

N. Xiang, D. R. Bush, and J. E. Summers, “Experimental validation of a coprime linear microphone array for high-resolution direction-of-arrival measurements,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 137, EL261 (2015) DOI: 10.1121/1.4915000.

2014

D. R. Bush, N. Xiang, and J. E. Summers, “Experimental investigations on coprime microphone arrays for direction-of-arrival estimation,” presented at the 168th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, October 2014.

D. Brock, C. F. Gaumond, C. Wasylyshyn, and B. McClimens, “Collaboratively Identifying and Referring to Sounds with Words and Phrases”. Presented at the 20th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD2014), June 22-25, 2014, New York, NY.

J. E. Summers, T. C. Havens, and T. K. Meyer, “Learning environmentally dependent feature representations for classification of objects on or buried in the seafloor,” presented at the 167th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, May 2014.

J. E. Summers, “Detection and identification of helicopter noise in beach environments,” presented at the 167th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, May 2014.

J. E. Summers, “Fortuitous coupling: A recollection of how Chris Jaffe brought together coupled rooms and Texas oil money to launch a graduate program and a career,”  presented at the 167th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, May 2014. (Invited)

T. K. Meyer, D. T. Redmond, and J. E. Summers, “Real-time Underwater-Acoustics Simulations in WaveQuest,” presented at the Third Acoustical Society of America, Washington D.C. Chapter, Mini Conference of Acoustics (MCA), The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, April 23, 2014.

T. K. Meyer, D. T. Redmond, and J. E. Summers, “A quadtree data structure for topographical big data,” Proceedings of Capital Science 2014 (CapSci 2014), Washington Academy of Sciences, Arlington, VA, 29-30 March 2014.

D. T. Redmond, T. K. Meyer, and J. E. Summers, “Simulation of fish-grouping behavioral patterns in video games: A physics- and biology-based approach,” Proceedings of Capital Science 2014 (CapSci 2014), Washington Academy of Sciences, Arlington, VA, 29-30 March 2014.

2013

C. F. Gaumond and G. F. Edelmann, “Sparse array design using statistical restricted isometry property,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134, EL191 (2013) DOI: 10.1121/1.4812817.

C. F. Gaumond and G. F. Edelmann, “Application of statistical reduced isometry property to design of line arrays for compressive beamforming,” Proc. of Meetings Acoust. (POMA) 19, 070083, (2013) DOI: 10.1121/1.4800574.

C. F. Gaumond, D. Brock, and C. Wasylyshyn, “Preliminary results from collaborative referring to impulsive sonar sounds,” Proc. of Meetings Acoust. (POMA) 19, 010046, (2013) DOI: 10.1121/1.4800966.

Geoffrey F. Edelmann, Ian M. Rooney, and Charles F. Gaumond, “Numerical simulations of compressive beamforming with a vertical line array in the deep ocean,” Proc. of Meetings Acoust. (POMA) 19, 070088, (2013) DOI: 10.1121/1.4799789.

J. E. Summers and J. Botts, “Inferring delays between subrooms in systems of coupled rooms,”  presented at the 166th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, December 2013. (Invited)

J. E. Summers, “Adaptive processing for mitigation of biologically induced active-sonar clutter and reverberation,” presented at the 166th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, December 2013.

J. E. Summers, “Using game-based learning with integrated computer simulation to teach core concepts in underwater acoustics,” presented at the 166th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, December 2013.

J. E. Summers, ““Inaccuracy in the treatment of multiple-order diffraction by secondary-edge-source methods (L),” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 133, 3673-3676 (2013) DOI: 10.1121/1.4802650.

J. E. Summers, ““Information transfer in auditoria and room-acoustical quality,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 133, EL242-EL248 (2013) DOI: 10.1121/1.4793579.

2012

J. E. Summers, “Fidelity-Adaptive Sonar Modeling and Simulation for Game-Based Learning,” Proc. of Meetings Acoust. (POMA) 17, 070003, November (2012) DOI: 10.1121/1.4764503.

J. E. Summers, “Simulation-based Military Training: An Engineering Approach to Better Addressing Competing Environmental, Fiscal, and Security Concerns,” J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 98(1), 9-29, Spring (2012).

J. E. Summers, “Accounting for delay of energy transfer between coupled rooms in statistical-acoustics models of reverberant-energy decay,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 132, EL129-EL134 (2012) DOI: 10.1121/1.4734591.

J. E. Summers, “Inverse problems and auralization,” Proceedings of INTER-NOISE 2012, the 41st International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering, New York, 19-22 August 2012. (Invited)

J. E. Summers, “Fidelity-Adaptive Sonar Modeling and Simulation for Game-Based Learning,” Proceedings of ECUA 2012, the 11th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics, Edinburgh, 2-6 July 2012.

J. E. Summers, “Simulation-based Military Training: An Engineering Approach to Better Addressing Competing Environmental, Fiscal, and Security Concerns,” Proceedings of Capital Science 2012, The Washington Academy of Sciences, Arlington, VA, 31 March – 1 April 2012.

N. Xiang, W. Henderson, J. Botts, and J. E. Summers, “Bayesian inference approach to room-acoustics modal analysis,” Proceedings of EURONOISE 2012, Prague, 10-12 June 2012.

N. Xiang, Y. Jing, and J. E. Summers, “Acoustics in coupled-volume systems – recent development”, Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Modern Acoustics, NanJing, 20-22 May 2012. (Invited)

2011

G. F. Edelmann and C. F. Gaumond, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 130, EL232 (2011) DOI: 10.1121/1.3632046.

J. E. Summers, “Effects of surface scattering and room shape on the correspondence between statistical- and geometrical-acoustics model predictions,” Proc. of Meetings Acoust. (POMA) 12, 015005, August (2011).

J. E. Summers, “Efficient simulation of active sonar using concepts from room acoustics and auralization,” presented at the 161st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 23-27 May 2011 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129, 2365 (A) (2011)]. (Invited)

J. E. Summers, “Effects of surface scattering and room shape on the correspondence between statistical- and geometrical-acoustics model predictions and real sound fields,” presented at the 161st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 23-27 May 2011 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129, 2503 (A) (2011)].

2010

C. W. Jemmott, R. L. Culver, B. E. Bissinger, and C. F. Gaumond, “An information theoretic performance bound for passive sonar localization of a moving source,” 44th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), pp.1-5, 17-19 March 2010, DOI: 10.1109/CISS.2010.5464728.

J. E. Summers, “Information-theoretic performance analysis of azimuthal localization for spatial-auditory display of beamformed sonar data,” Proceedings of ICAD 2010, the 16th International Conference on Auditory Display, Washington, D.C., 9-15 June 2010.

2009

J. E. Summers, C. F. Gaumond, Colin W. Jemmott and D. Brock, “What do cognitive models and human judgments suggest about the desired structure of automatic classifiers?,” presented at the 157th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 18-22 May 2009 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 125, 2577 (A) (2009)]. (Invited)

J. E. Summers, “What is Auralization?,” keynote lecture and panel discussion with Mendel Kleiner and Michael Vorländer, European Acoustical Association (EAA) Symposium on Auralization, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland, 15-17 June 2009. (Invited)

2008

J. E. Summers, D. Brock, C. F. Gaumond, R. N. Baer, and B. McClimens, “Perception-physics based classification of impulsive-source active sonar echoes,” (USN) J. Underwater Acoust., 58, 1127-1148 (2008).

C. F. Gaumond, R. J. Soukup, R. N. Baer , and J. E. Summers, “Information requirements for active classification using physics-based signal models,” Proceedings of the International Symposium on Underwater Reverberation and Clutter (ISURC), Lerici, Italy, 9-12 September 2008.

R. J. Soukup, E. L. Kunz, G. Canepa, H. J. Simpson, and J. E. Summers, “Backscattering from scale models of elastic ocean bottoms with power-law roughness,” Proceedings of Acoustics ’08:  155th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 5th Forum Acusticum, 9e Congrès Français d’Acoustique, 9th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics, 29 June – 4 July 2008. (Invited)

J. E. Summers, C. F. Gaumond, D. Brock and R. N. Baer, “Modeling the mechanism and neural substrate for aural categorization of sonar echoes,” Presented at Acoustics ’08:  155th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 5th Forum Acusticum, 9e Congrès Français d’Acoustique, 9th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics, Paris, 29 June – 4 July 2008 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 123, 3910 (A) (2008)].

J. E. Summers, “Soundfields in coupled rooms:  A theoretical and phenomenological synopsis,” Presented at Acoustics ’08:  155th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 5th Forum Acusticum, 9e Congrès Français d’Acoustique, Paris, 29 June – 4 July 2008 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 123, 3345 (A) (2008)]. (Invited)

K. N. Summers and J. E. Summers, “Ur[ban]sonate: Echoes of twentieth-century sound art in the urban classroom,” Proceedings of Acoustics ’08:  155th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 5th Forum Acusticum, 9e Congrès Français d’Acoustique, Paris, 29 June – 4 July 2008 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 123, 3519 (A) (2008)].

J. E. Summers, Review of: Michael Vorländer, Auralization: Fundamentals of Acoustics, Modelling, Simulation, Algorithms and  Acoustic Virtual Reality (Springer-Verlag, New York) 2007, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 123, 4028-4029 (2008).

J. E. Summers, “What exactly is meant by the term ‘auralization’?,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 124, 697 (2008).

2007

J. E. Summers, R. J. Soukup, and R. F. Gragg, “Mathematical modeling and computer-aided manufacturing of rough surfaces for experimental study of seafloor scattering,” IEEE J. Oceanic Eng. 32, 897-914 (2007).

R. J. Soukup, G. Canepa, H. J. Simpson, J .E. Summers, R. F. Gragg, “Small-slope simulation of acoustic backscatter from a physical model of an elastic ocean bottom,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 122, 2551-2559 (2007).

J. E. Summers, C. F. Gaumond, R. N. Baer, and D. Brock, “Evaluating the perceptual accuracy of model-based auralization,” Proceedings of the 19th International Congress on Acoustics, Madrid, 2-7 September 2007.

J. E. Summers, “Information transfer in auditoria,” Proceedings of the 19th International Congress on Acoustics, Madrid, 2-7 September 2007.

N. Xiang and J. E. Summers, “Acoustics in coupled rooms:  Modeling and data analysis,” Keynote Lecture, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Room Acoustics, Satellite Symposium of the 19th International Congress on Acoustics, Sevilla, 10-12 September 2007. (Invited)

J. E. Summers, C. F. Gaumond, D. Brock and R. N. Baer, “Human-mimetic classification of impulsive-source active-sonar echoes,” Presented at IEEE Underwater Acoustic Signal Processing (UASP) Workshop, 17-19 October 2007.

J. E. Summers, C. F. Gaumond, D. Brock and R. N. Baer, “Psychoacoustic active-sonar classification features,” Presented at ONR 321US Program Review, 21-23 August 2007.

2006

J. E. Summers, R. F. Gragg, and R. J. Soukup, “Topography measurement of scale-model representations of the rough ocean bottom by touch-trigger probe and its implications for spectral characterization,” Proceedings of MTS/IEEE OCEANS ’06, Boston, 18-22 September 2006.

J. E. Summers, “Frequency-dependent models of sound fields in coupled-room concert halls,” Proceedings of WESPAC IX, the 9th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference, Seoul, 26-28 June 2006. (Invited)

R. J. Soukup, J. E. Summers and R. F. Gragg, “Characterizations of acoustic interactions with a scale model of an elastic ocean bottom using deterministic and stochastic representations of the rough surface,” Proceedings of US/EU-Baltic International Symposium, Klaipeda, Lithuania, 23-25 May 2006.

J. E. Summers, D. Brock, B. McClimens, C. F. Gaumond, and R. N. Baer, “Perceptual dimensions of impulsive-source active sonar echoes,” Presented at the 152nd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 30 November -2 December 2006 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am.  120, 3125 (A) (2006)].

J. E. Summers and C. F. Gaumond, “Information-theoretic limits on spatial auditory display of sonar beam data,” Presented at the 151st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 5-9 June 2006 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 119, 3396 (A) (2006)].

Z. Su, N. Xiang and J. E. Summers, “Further investigations on acoustically coupled spaces using scale-model technique,” Presented at the 152nd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 30 November -2 December 2006 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 120, 3236 (A) (2006)].

Z. Su, N. Xiang and J. E. Summers, “Experimental investigations of acoustically coupled spaces,” Presented at the 151st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 5-9 June 2006 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 119, 3208 (A) (2006)].

2005

J. E. Summers, R. R. Torres, Y. Shimizu, and B.-I. L. Dalenbäck, “Adapting a computational geometrical-acoustics algorithm based on randomized beam-axis tracing to modeling of coupled rooms via late-part ray tracing,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 118, 1491-1502 (2005).

J. E. Summers, “Remark on the formal identity of two statistical-acoustics models of coupled rooms,” Building Acoust. 12, 41-50 (2005).

R. J. Soukup, R. F. Gragg, E. L. Kunz, J. E. Summers, G. Canepa and E. Pouliquen, “Verification of rough surface scattering predictions using an elastic scale model,” Proceedings of Boundary Influences in High-Frequency, Shallow Water Acoustics,  N. G. Pace and P. Blondel, Eds, University of Bath, UK, 5-9 September 2005.

R. J. Soukup, R. F. Gragg, E. L. Kunz, and J. E. Summers, “Direct-path rough surface scattering experiments with milled surfaces in acoustic tank facilities,” Presented at the 149th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 16-20 May 2005 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am.  117, 2432 (A) (2005)].

J. E. Summers, R. J. Soukup, and R. F. Gragg, “Characterization and fabrication of synthetic rough surfaces for acoustical scale-model experiments,” Naval Research Laboratory Memorandum Report NRL/MR-MM/7140–05-8871, 5 August 2005, CD-ROM.

2004

J. E. Summers, R. R. Torres, and Y. Shimizu, “Estimating mid-frequency effects of aperture diffraction on reverberant-energy decay in coupled-room auditoria,” Building Acoust. 11, 271-291 (2004). (Invited)

J. E. Summers, R. R. Torres, and Y. Shimizu, “Statistical-acoustics models of energy decay in systems of coupled rooms and their relation to geometrical acoustics,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116, 958-969 (2004).

J. E. Summers, R. R. Torres, and Y. Shimizu, “Scale-model studies of reverberant energy decay in a coupled-room system,” Presented at the 148th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 15-19 November 2004 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116, 2552 (A) (2004)]. (Invited)

J. E. Summers, “Functional-differential-equation models of reverberant energy decay in systems of coupled rooms,” Presented at the 148th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 15-19 November 2004 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116, 2553 (A) (2004)].

J. E. Summers, K. Takahashi, Y. Shimizu, and T. Yamakawa, “Assessing the accuracy of auralizations computed using a hybrid geometrical-acoustics and wave-acoustics method,”  Presented at the 147th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 24-28 May 2004 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 115, 2514 (A) (2004)].

R. J. Soukup, H. J. Simpson, Erik C. Porse, J. E. Summers, and R. F. Gragg, “Geoacoustic Physical Modeling Rough Surface Scattering 2 (GPM RSS2) Experiment: Measurement Report, Acoustic Data, and Profilometry,” Naval Research Laboratory Memorandum Report NRL/MR-MM/7140–04-8827, 24 November (2004), CD-ROM.

2003

J. E. Summers, “Measurement of audience seat absorption for use in geometrical-acoustics software,” Acoust. Res. Lett. Online ARLO) 4, 77-82 (2003) DOI: 10.1121/1.1582072.

J. E. Summers, “Comments on ‘Absorbing surfaces in ray-tracing programs for coupled spaces’,” Appl. Acoust. 64, 825-831 (L) (2003).

J. E. Summers, Y. Shimizu, and R. R. Torres, “Acoustical modeling of sound fields in auditoria that have coupled volumes,” Proceedings of the Meeting of the Acoustical Society of Japan, Technical Committee on Architectural Acoustics, Fukuoka, Japan, 27 November 2003. (Invited)

J. E. Summers, “Acoustical modeling of sound fields in auditoria that have coupled rooms,” at Tachibana Laboratory, Tokyo University, October 2003.

J. E. Summers, Reverberant acoustic energy in auditoria that comprise systems of coupled rooms (Ph. D. dissertation, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2003).

2002

D. Windover, E. Barnat, J. Summers, T.-M. Lu, A. Kumar, H. Bakhru, and S. L. Lee, “Fixed angle, energy-dispersive x-ray reflectivity measurement of thin tantalum film thickness,” J. Electron. Mat. 31, 848-856 (2002).

J. E. Summers, R. R. Torres, and Y. Shimizu, “Mid-frequency modeling of coupled-room performance spaces by computation of transmission coefficients of apertures and arrays of apertures,” Presented at the 1st Pan-American/Iberian Meeting on Acoustics, 144th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 3rd Iberoamerican Congress on Acoustics, 9th Mexican Congress on Acoustics, 2-6 December 2002 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 112, 2226 (A) (2002)].

J. E. Summers, R. R. Torres, Y. Shimizu, and J. C. Jaffe, “Uses and limitations of statistical and geometrical modeling of non-exponential decay curves in performance spaces,” Presented at the 143rd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 3-7 June 2002 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 111, 2390 (A) (2002)]. (Invited)

2001

D. Windover, E. Barnat, J. Summers, C. Gribbin, T.-M. Lu, A. Kumar, H. Bakhru, and S. L. Lee, “Development of an in-line x-ray reflectivity technique for metal film thickness measurement,” Presented at Characterization and Metrology for ULSI Technology 2000: International Conference, AIP Conf. Proc. 550, 243-248 (2001).

J. E. Summers and Y. Shimizu, “Stage acoustics as affected by an array of apertures incorporated into the orchestra shell of a stagehouse coupled auditorium,” Presented at the 141st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 4-8 June 2001 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 109, 2283 (A) (2001)]. (Invited)

D. Knight, et al., “Concert hall acoustics at Bass Hall,” Presented at the 141st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 4-8 June 2001 [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 109, 2283-2284 (A) (2001)]. (Invited)

J. Summers, T.-M. Lu, D. Windover, and S. L. Lee, “In-situ measurement of growing thin films by energy-dispersive x-ray reflectivity: theory and experimental design,” US Army ARDEC Technical Report ARCCB-TR-01015, ADA392891, July 2001.

2000

D. Windover, E. Barnat, J. Summers, T.-M. Lu, and S. L. Lee, “X-ray digital image plate detector for phase and texture analysis of thin tantalum films,” US Army ARDEC Technical Report ARCCB-TR-00012, ADA380800, July (2000).

J. Summers, et al., “Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall: Comparative investigations,” Sonics Research Laboratory Report, 2000.

J. E. Summers, In-situ measurement of growing thin films by energy-dispersive x-ray reflectivity: Theory and experimental design (M. S. dissertation, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2000).