Keynote Slides available online

The slides for Christine Evers’s keynote speech on “Bayesian Learning for Robot Audition” at HSCMA 2017 are now online on the website of the IEEE Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing Technical Committee.

Best paper award

Israel Dejene Gebru from the Perception Group at INRIA and his co-authors, Christine Evers, Patrick Naylor, and Radu Horaud, received the best paper award at the IEEE Fifth Joint Workshop on Hands-free Speech Communication and Microphone Arrays, San Francisco, USA, 1-3 March 2017, for their paper on “Audio-visual Tracking by Density Approximation in a Sequential … [Read more…]

SAP at HSCMA 2017 in San Francisco

We are looking forward to presenting the following papers and keynote at HSCMA in San Francisco 1-3 March 2017. Stay tuned for the following papers to be presented at ICASSP 2017 in March. Merry Christmas and happy holidays!   Costas Yiallourides, Victoria Manning-Eid, Alastair H. Moore, Patrick A. Naylor: A Dynamic Programming Approach for Automatic … [Read more…]

Best Paper Award

Pablo Peso, a PhD student in the DREAMS research programme has received the DREAMS Best Paper Award (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation, Innovative Training Network `DREAMS’) for his paper entitled “A single-channel non-intrusive C50 estimator correlated with speech recognition performance”, IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 24, April 2016. The paper is co-authored … [Read more…]

EPSRC Fellowship award within SAP

We are delighted to announce that Dr Christine Evers was awarded an EPSRC Fellowship on “Acoustic Signal Processing and Scene Analysis for Socially Assistive Robots”, starting on 1 January 2017. Christine’s research will focus on acoustic Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (aSLAM), source tracking, and blind speech enhancement, aiming to provide robots and autonomous systems with a situational … [Read more…]

Post-summer news catch up

It’s been a busy summer. Congratulations to Richard Stanton, who passed his PhD Viva in August. Then in September it was conference season with the following papers being presented by members of our group. EUSIPCO IWAENC

PhD success!

Congratulations to Felicia Lim and James Eaton who both passed their PhD vivas this week. Felicia is now working at Google while James remains in the lab as a research associate. Well done both.