Today we took delivery of our newest member. The Nao robot will be the main test platform for the algorithms developed for the EARS (Embodied Audition for RobotS) project.
We were delighted to welcome Takuya Yoshioka for his 24 February visit to the group. Dr Yoshioka presented a great talk on robustness against reverberation for automatic speech recognition.
A new EU project which aims to give robots the ability to hear in real-world environments has just got underway. The team met at Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel to kick-off the project.
As part of the DREAMS research programme www.dreams-itn.eu, four members of our team attended the winter school in Aalborg, Denmark. Barry Blesser lead highly stimulating discussions on human perception of reverberation and acoustic signal processing techniques.
The 26th of September, five members of the SAP group: Patrick Naylor – Clement Doire – Mathieu Hu – Pablo Peso (Nuance UK) & Felicia Lim participated in the first workshop of the DREAMS project. Held in Oldenburg and organised jointly by Carl von Ossietzky…
We are delighted to welcome Mathieu to the Speech and Audio Processing team as an Early Stage Researcher on the DREAMS project. Mathieu completed his MSc at Imperial College last year and is now beginning his PhD research on dereverberation.
DREAMS (Dereverberation and Reverberation of Audio, Music, and Speech) is an EU Marie Curie Initial Training Network involving partners in Belgium, Germany and Denmark, as well as the UK. In total 16 researchers are employed by the project in a mixture of ‘Early Stage Researcher’…