We were delighted to welcome Ron Schafer for his 23 April visit to the group. Dr Schafer presented a fascinating and stimulating talk on ‘DSP Technology: How did it become so powerful, and what can we expect in the future?’ as part of a Speech and Audio Processing Seminar.
We are looking forward to ICASSP 2012 in Kyoto, Japan, where we will be presenting: Details Details
The new initiative, AASP Challenges, has just been launched by the AASP Technical Committee with the first Call for Challenges. The aim of this initiative is to encourage research and development with comparable and repeatable results amongst audio and acoustic signal processing researchers, and to stimulate new ground-breaking approaches.
There is a nice article in the EU FET Newsletter, January 2012 edition, on the objectives and outcomes of the SCENIC project.
The SCENIC Project final review took place 16 December 2011. The project was awarded the highest possible grade of ‘Excellent’. Congratulations all round! The SAP team met with the other members of the SCENIC project at Erlangen University at the review and at dinner afterwards: The team also took the opportunity to visit the Fraunhofer … [Read more…]
Many thanks to all involved in organizing the Christmas Party. This was a great event and enjoyed by everyone!
Patrick Naylor has been admitted to Fellowship of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (the IET).
Jason Filos and Patrick Naylor attended the forum “New Trends in Audio Processing and Rendering”, Milan, 21 November 2011. This was a meeting of Italian industry with university researchers from Germany, Italy and the UK to discuss the main research topics of space-time audio processing and how they related to what is currently ‘hot’ in … [Read more…]
Mark Thomas, who has been at Imperial since 2001, moves on this week to join Microsoft Research in Redmond, USA. We wish him well in his future career.
We have recently published some papers at the: IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics 131st AES Convention