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S. Mate Cid, H. Hacıhabiboğlu, and Z. Cvetkovic, “Stereophonic rendering of source distance using DWM FDN artificial reverberators,” presented at the 128th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society, 22 - 25 Mayıs 2010, London, United Kingdom, 2010, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: