Adam Hill


NameAdam Hill
Job titleAssociate Professor in Electronics and Mathematics
Research instituteCollege of Science and Engineering

Research outputs

The influence of audience participatory noise on sound levels at live events

Hill, A., Kok, M., Burton, J., Mulder, J. and Lawrence, M. 2022. The influence of audience participatory noise on sound levels at live events. Inter-noise. Inter-noise.

Towards the Global Standard for Safe Listening Venues and Events

Hill, A., Mulder, J, Burton, J., Kok,M. and Lawrence, M. 2022. Towards the Global Standard for Safe Listening Venues and Events. 152nd Convention of the Audio Engineering Society. Online May - Jun 2022 Audio Engineering Society.

Sound Level Monitoring at Live Events, Part 3 - Improved Tools and Procedures

Hill, Adam J., Mulder, Johannes, Burton, J., Kok, Marcel and Lawrence, Michael 2022. Sound Level Monitoring at Live Events, Part 3 - Improved Tools and Procedures. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society. https://doi.org/10.17743/jaes.2021.0049

Sound Level Monitoring at Live Events, Part 2 - Regulations, Practices, and Preferences

Hill, Adam J., Mulder, Johannes, Burton, J., Kok, Marcel and Lawrence, Michael 2022. Sound Level Monitoring at Live Events, Part 2 - Regulations, Practices, and Preferences. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society. https://doi.org/10.17743/jaes.2021.0042

Sound Level Monitoring at Live Events, Part 1–Live Dynamic Range

Hill, Adam J., Mulder, Johannes, Burton, J., Kok, Marcel and Lawrence, Michael 2021. Sound Level Monitoring at Live Events, Part 1–Live Dynamic Range. Audio Engineering Society. https://doi.org/10.17743/jaes.2021.0050

Education and Certification in Sound Pressure Level Measurement, Monitoring and Management at Entertainment Events

Mulder, Johannes, Hill, Adam, Burton, J., Kok, Marcel, Lawrence, Michael and Shabalina, Elena 2021. Education and Certification in Sound Pressure Level Measurement, Monitoring and Management at Entertainment Events. Audio Engineering Society.

A case study on the impact list event sound level regulations have on sound engineering practice

Hill, Adam J. and Burton, J. 2020. A case study on the impact list event sound level regulations have on sound engineering practice. Institute of Acoustics. https://doi.org/10.25144/13382

Understanding and managing sound exposure and noise pollution at outdoor events

Hill, Adam J. 2020. Understanding and managing sound exposure and noise pollution at outdoor events. Audio Engineering Society.

A case study on sound level monitoring and management at large-scale music festivals

Hill, Adam J., Kok, Marcel, Mulder, Johannes, Burton, J., Kociper, Alex and Berrios, Anthony 2019. A case study on sound level monitoring and management at large-scale music festivals. Institute of Acoustics.

Optimizing wide-area sound reproduction using a single subwoofer with dynamic signal decorrelation

Hill, Adam J. and Moore, J.B. 2019. Optimizing wide-area sound reproduction using a single subwoofer with dynamic signal decorrelation. Audio Engineering Society.

Dynamic diffuse signal processing for sound reinforcement and reproduction.

Moore, Jonathan B. and Hill, Adam J. 2018. Dynamic diffuse signal processing for sound reinforcement and reproduction. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society. https://doi.org/10.17743/jaes.2018.0054

Investigation into the relationship between standing audience density and absorption.

Hammond, Ross, Hill, Adam J. and Mapp, Peter 2018. Investigation into the relationship between standing audience density and absorption.

Live sound loudspeaker array optimization for consistent directional coverage with diffuse radiation characteristics.

Hill, Adam J. and Hawksford, Malcolm O. J. 2018. Live sound loudspeaker array optimization for consistent directional coverage with diffuse radiation characteristics.

Live sound subwoofer system performance quantification.

Hill, Adam J. 2018. Live sound subwoofer system performance quantification. Audio Engineering Society.

Efficient acoustic modelling of large acoustic spaces using finite difference methods.

Durbridge, Simon E. and Hill, Adam J. 2017. Efficient acoustic modelling of large acoustic spaces using finite difference methods. Institute of Acoustics.

Applications of dynamic diffuse signal processing in sound reinforcement and reproduction.

Moore, Jonathan B. and Hill, Adam J. 2017. Applications of dynamic diffuse signal processing in sound reinforcement and reproduction. Institute of Acoustics.

Dynamic diffuse signal processing for low-frequency spatial variance minimization across wide audience areas.

Moore, Jonathan B. and Hill, Adam J. 2017. Dynamic diffuse signal processing for low-frequency spatial variance minimization across wide audience areas. Audio Engineering Society.

Practical considerations for subwoofer arrays and clusters in live sound reinforcement.

Hill, Adam J. 2017. Practical considerations for subwoofer arrays and clusters in live sound reinforcement. Audio Engineering Society.

Optimization of temporally diffuse impulses for decorrelation of multiple discrete loudspeakers

Moore, Jonathan B. and Hill, Adam J. 2017. Optimization of temporally diffuse impulses for decorrelation of multiple discrete loudspeakers. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society.

Disagreement between STI and STIPA measurements due to high level, discrete reflections

Hammond, Ross, Mapp, Peter and Hill, Adam J. 2017. Disagreement between STI and STIPA measurements due to high level, discrete reflections. Audio Engineering Society.

The effect of performance stages on subwoofer polar and frequency responses

Hill, Adam J. and Paul, Joe 2016. The effect of performance stages on subwoofer polar and frequency responses. Institute of Acoustics.

Room acoustics and virtual reality: An implementation of auralisation and 360 degree image techniques to create virtual representations of spaces

Vilkaitis, Alex, Dring, M., Middlicott, Charlie, Hill, Adam J. and Wiggins, Bruce 2016. Room acoustics and virtual reality: An implementation of auralisation and 360 degree image techniques to create virtual representations of spaces. Institute of Acoustics.

The influence of discrete arriving reflections on perceived intelligibility and speech transmission index measurements

Hammond, Ross, Mapp, Peter and Hill, Adam J. 2016. The influence of discrete arriving reflections on perceived intelligibility and speech transmission index measurements. Audio Engineering Society.

Defining true propagation patterns of underwater noise produced by stationary vessels

Lusted-Kosolwski, Claire, Piercy, Julius J. B. and Hill, Adam J. 2016. Defining true propagation patterns of underwater noise produced by stationary vessels. Acoustical Society of America.

The influence of discrete arriving reflections on perceived intelligibility and STI measurements

Hammond, Ross, Mapp, Peter and Hill, Adam J. 2016. The influence of discrete arriving reflections on perceived intelligibility and STI measurements. Audio Engineering Society.

Enhanced wide-area low-frequency sound reproduction in cinemas: effective and practical alternatives to current calibration strategies

Hill, Adam J., Hawksford, Malcolm O. J. and Newell, Philip 2016. Enhanced wide-area low-frequency sound reproduction in cinemas: effective and practical alternatives to current calibration strategies. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society. https://doi.org/10.17743/jaes.2016.0012

The effects of distortion on the perception of loudness in live sound

Durbridge, Simon E., Hill, Adam J. and Taylor, John 2015. The effects of distortion on the perception of loudness in live sound.

The good, the bad, and the distant: soundscape cues for larval fish

Piercy, Julius J. B., Smith, David J., Codling, Edward A., Hill, Adam J. and Simpson, Stephen D. 2015. The good, the bad, and the distant: soundscape cues for larval fish. in:

Getting the most from your subs

Hill, Adam J. 2015. Getting the most from your subs. New Bay.

Enhanced wide-area low-frequency sound reproduction in cinemas: Effective and practical alternatives to current sub-optimal calibration strategies

Hill, Adam J., Hawksford, Malcolm O. J. and Newell, Philip 2015. Enhanced wide-area low-frequency sound reproduction in cinemas: Effective and practical alternatives to current sub-optimal calibration strategies.

Habitat quality affects sound production and likely distance of detection on coral reefs

Piercy, Julius J. B., Codling, Edward A., Hill, Adam J., Smith, David J. and Simpson, Stephen D. 2014. Habitat quality affects sound production and likely distance of detection on coral reefs. Marine Ecology Progress Series. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps10986

Subjective evaluation of an emerging theory of low-frequency sound source localization in closed acoustic spaces

Hill, Adam J. and Hawksford, Malcolm O. J. 2014. Subjective evaluation of an emerging theory of low-frequency sound source localization in closed acoustic spaces.

A scientific approach to microphone placement for cymbals in live sound

Harrison, Joshua J. and Hill, Adam J. 2013. A scientific approach to microphone placement for cymbals in live sound. Institute of Acoustics.

Low-frequency sound source localization as a function of closed acoustic spaces

Hill, Adam J. and Hawksford, Malcolm O. J. 2013. Low-frequency sound source localization as a function of closed acoustic spaces. Institute of Acoustics.

On the perceptual advantage of stereo subwoofer systems in live sound reinforcement

Hill, Adam J. and Hawksford, Malcolm O. J. 2013. On the perceptual advantage of stereo subwoofer systems in live sound reinforcement. Audio Engineering Society.

Live event performer tracking for digital console automation using industry-standard wireless microphone systems

Hill, Adam J., Lane, Kit, Rosenthal, Adam P. and Gand, Gary 2013. Live event performer tracking for digital console automation using industry-standard wireless microphone systems. Audio Engineering Society.

Music to our ears: the effect of background music in higher education learning environments

Hill, Adam J. 2013. Music to our ears: the effect of background music in higher education learning environments. Audio Engineering Society.

Towards a generalized theory of low-frequency sound source localization

Hill, Adam J., Lewis, Simon P. and Hawksford, Malcolm O. J. 2012. Towards a generalized theory of low-frequency sound source localization.

Low-frequency temporal accuracy of small-room sound reproduction

Hill, Adam J. and Hawksford, Malcolm O. J. 2012. Low-frequency temporal accuracy of small-room sound reproduction.

Practical applications of chameleon subwoofer arrays

Hill, Adam J. and Hawksford, Malcolm O. J. 2012. Practical applications of chameleon subwoofer arrays.

Analysis, modeling and wide-area spatiotemporal control of low-frequency sound reproduction

Hill, Adam J. 2012. Analysis, modeling and wide-area spatiotemporal control of low-frequency sound reproduction. Thesis

Wide-area psychoacoustic correction for problematic room-modes using nonlinear bass synthesis

Hill, Adam J. and Hawksford, Malcolm O. J. 2011. Wide-area psychoacoustic correction for problematic room-modes using nonlinear bass synthesis. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society.

Individualized low-frequency response manipulation for multiple listeners using chameleon subwoofer arrays

Hill, Adam J. and Hawksford, Malcolm O. J. 2011. Individualized low-frequency response manipulation for multiple listeners using chameleon subwoofer arrays. in: IEEE.

Chameleon subwoofer arrays in live sound

Hill, Adam J. and Hawksford, Malcolm O. J. 2011. Chameleon subwoofer arrays in live sound. Acoustics Bulletin.

Visualization and analysis tools for low-frequency propagation in a generalized 3D acoustic space

Hill, Adam J. and Hawksford, Malcolm O. J. 2011. Visualization and analysis tools for low-frequency propagation in a generalized 3D acoustic space. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society.

Kick-Drum signal acquisition, isolation and reinforcement optimization in live sound

Hill, Adam J., Hawksford, Malcolm O. J., Rosenthal, Adam P. and Gand, Gary 2011. Kick-Drum signal acquisition, isolation and reinforcement optimization in live sound.

A hybrid virtual bass system for optimized steady-state and transient performance

Hill, Adam J. and Hawksford, Malcolm O. J. 2010. A hybrid virtual bass system for optimized steady-state and transient performance.
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