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Semantic Differential Analysis of the Soundscape in Urban Park
Song, Xiu-Hua; Cho, Tae-Dong; Piao, Yong-Ji;
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In this study, soundscape was analyzed through physical measurement and social surveys. The results showed that, soundscape components were related to functional partitions and tourist activities, at the same time influenced by ambient noise. The sound pressure levels showed daily regular changes. Semantic differential analysis showed that the evaluation of the soundscape in urban park was rather complicated. It was still possible to identify major factors including relaxation, spatiality and environment. The results provided theoretical basis for improving urban park soundscape, and called attention to this problem.
Urban Park;Soundscape;Semantic differential analysis;
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