2aAA3. Investigation on relationships between STI and speech intelligibility in listening tests on Japanese language for sound system design of auditoria.

Session: Tuesday Morning, June 17

Author: Motoo Komoda
Location: Nagata Acoust., Inc., Minami-Shinjuku-Hoshino Bldg., 8F, 5-23-13, Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 151 Japan, komoda@nagata.co.jp


In order to clarify the applicability of STI as a parameter in sound system design, a series of investigations on speech intelligibility were carried out. This report summarizes the results of the investigation on the following items: (1) STI round-robin tests with different measuring systems; (2) relationships between measured STI and the intelligibility in listening tests on Japanese language; (3) STI measurements in various types of auditoria in Japan.

ASA 133rd meeting - Penn State, June 1997