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IWAENC 2016: Program
Sept. 14, 2016 (Wed.)
09:30 - 10:30
[Plenary talk 1] Statistical parametric speech processing - Golden hall
Mads Græsbøll Christensen - Chair: Walter Kellermann
11:00 - 12:00
[Plenary talk 2] Estimating power spectral density for acoustic signal enhancement -​ an effective approach for practical applications - Golden hall
Yusuke Hioka - Chair: Andy W. H. Khong
14:30 - 15:30
[Plenary talk 3] Acoustic signal enhancement under variable speed of sound conditions - Golden hall
Rudolf Rabenstein - Chair: Thushara Abhayapala
15:30 - 17:00
Session SPS - Special session on echo cancellation dedicated to S. Grant - Golden hall
Chair: Eric Diethorn, mh acoustics LLC
15:30 - 16:00
Session SPS - 01 (special talk) - Make it work, make it fast, make a difference - A tribute to Dr. Steven L. Grant
Pratik Shah
16:00 - 16:20
Session SPS - 02 Inter-channel coherence reduction method for stereophonic acoustic echo cancellation
Tomas Gaensler and Eric Diethorn
mh acoustics LLC
Session SPS - 03
16:20 - 16:40
Jianming Liu1, Quintin Liu1, Steven Grant2, Yahong Rosa Zheng2
16:40 - 17:00
19:30 - 21:30
The block-sparse proportionate second-order Volterra filtering algorithms for nonlinear echo cancellation
Inc, 2Missouri University of Science and Technology
Session SPS - 04 Insight into linear periodically time-varying coherence reduction methods for stereophonic acoustic echo cancellation
Maria Luis Valero and Emanuel Habets
International Audio Laboratories Erlangen
Session PS-I - Poster session 1 - Golden hall
Chair: Changchun Bao
Session PS-I - 01
Subspace superdirective beamforming with uniform circular microphone arrays
Gongping Huang1, Jacob Benesty2, Jingdong Chen3
of Intelligent Acoustics and Immersive Communications, Northwestern Polytechnical University, 2INRS-EMT, University of Quebec, 3Center of Immersive and Intelligent
Acoustics, Northwestern Polytechnical University
Session PS-I - 02 Dual-microphone phase-difference-based SNR estimation with applications to speech enhancement
Fred Mustiere, Renato Nakagawa, Kamil Wojcicki, Ivo Merks, Tao Zhang
Starkey Hearing Technologies
Session PS-I - 03 Cue-preserving MMSE filter for binaural speech enhancement
Gerald Enzner, Masoumeh Azarpour, Jan Siska
Ruhr-University Bochum
Session PS-I - 04
Robust superdirective beamformer with optimal regularization
Aviva Atkins1, Yuval Ben-Hur1, Israel Cohen1, Jacob Benesty2
of Electrical Engineering Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, 2INRS-EMT, University of Quebec
Session PS-I - 05 Affine projection algorithm for acoustic feedback cancellation using prediction error method in hearing aids
Linh Tran, Hai Dam, Sven Nordholm
Curtin University
Session PS-I - 06
First-order differential microphone arrays from a time-domain broadband perspective
Yaakov Buchris1, Israel Cohen2, Jacob Benesty3
Israel Institute of Technology, 2Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, 3INRS-EMT
Session PS-I - 07
A directionally constrained distortionless multistage LCMV beamformer
Daniel Wolff1, Yaakov Buchris1, Israel Cohen2
Israel Institute of Technology, 2Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Session PS-I - 08 Oracle performance investigation of the ideal masks
Ziteng Wang, Xiaofei Wang, Xu Li, Qiang Fu, Yonghong Yan
Institute of Acoustics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Session PS-I - 09 Student's t multichannel nonnegative matrix factorization for blind source separation
Koichi Kitamura, Yoshiaki Bando, Katsutoshi Itoyama, Kazuyoshi Yoshii
Kyoto University
Session PS-I - 10 Solving permutation problem with a cascade combination of phase difference entropy and power spectral correlation
Masahito Togami, Ryoichi Takashima, Yusuke Fujita
Hitachi, Ltd.
Session PS-I - 11 Deep sparse rectifier neural networks for speech denoising
Lie Xu, Chiu Sing Choy, Yiwen Li
Department of Electronic Engineering, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
Session PS-I - 12 Recursive implementations of informed spatial filters
Maja Taseska, Reza Varzandeh, Emanuël Habets
International Audio Laboratories Erlangen
Session PS-I - 13 Artificial bandwidth extension using deep neural networks for spectral envelope estimation
Johannes Abel, Maximilian Strake, Tim Fingscheidt
Technische Universität Braunschweig
Session PS-I - 14
Multi-speaker DOA estimation in reverberant conditions using expectation-maximization
Ofer Schwartz1, Yuval Dorfan1, Emanuel Habets2, Sharon Gannot3
University, Israel, 2International Audio Laboratories Erlangen, Germany, 3Bar-Ilan University
Session PS-I - 15
On the evaluation of multichannel blind system identification from the viewpoint of system equalization
Wancheng Zhang1, Patrick Naylor2, Zunwen He1, Yan Zhang1
Institute of Technology, 2Imperial College London
Session PS-I - 16
An iterative method for equalization of multichannel acoustic systems robust to system identification errors
Wancheng Zhang1 and Patrick Naylor2
Beijing Institute of Technology, 2Imperial College London
Session PS-I - 17 Spherical microphone array post-filtering for reverberation suppression using isotropic beamformings
Yuhei Yamamoto and Yoichi Haneda
The University of Electro-Communications
Session PS-I - 18 Modeling audio directional statistics using a probabilistic spatial dictionary for speaker diarization in real meetings
Mahmoud Fakhry, Nobutaka Ito, Shoko Araki, Tomohiro Nakatani
NTT Corporation
Session PS-I - 19 Direction of arrival estimation based on joint diagonalization of matrices in different direct-to-reverberation ratios
Ryusuke Tanaka and Yoichi Haneda
Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering The University of Electro-Communications
Session PS-I - 20 Dynamic group sparsity for non-negative matrix factorization with application to unsupervised source separation
Xu Li, Xiaofei Wang, Qiang Fu, Yonghong Yan
Institute of Acoustics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Session PS-I - 21 Variable step-size diffusion proportionate affine projection algorithm
Juan Shi, Jingen Ni, Xiaoping Chen
Soochow University
Session PS-I - 22 Hammerstein model-based nonlinear echo cancellation using a cascade of neural network and adaptive linear filter
Jiri Malek and Zbynek Koldovsky
Technical University of Liberec
Session PS-I - 23
Performance comparison of intrusive and non-intrusive instrumental quality measures for enhanced speech
Anderson R. Avila1, Benjamin Cauchi2, Simon Doclo3, Tiago Falk4, Stefan Goetze5
Federal do ABC, 2Fraunhofer IDMT, Project Group Hearing, Speech and Audio Technology, 3University of Oldenburg, Dept. of Medical Physics and Acoustics, 4INRS-
EMT, University of Quebec, 5Fraunhofer IDMT, Project Group Hearing Speech and Audio Technology
Session PS-I - 24 HRTF-based robust least-squares frequency-invariant polynomial beamforming
Hendrik Barfuss, Marcel Mueglich, Walter Kellermann
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg
Session PS-I - 25 A contingency multi-microphone noise reduction strategy based on linearly constrained multi-channel Wiener filtering.
Randall Ali and Marc Moonen
KU Leuven
Session PS-I - 26
Application of neural network to source PSD estimation for Wiener filter based array sound source enhancement
Tomoko Kawase1, Kenta Niwa1, Kazunori Kobayashi1, Yusuke Hioka2
NTT Media Intelligence Laboratories, 2University of Auckland
Session PS-I - 27
PSD estimation in beamspace using property of M-matrix
Kenta Niwa1, Tomoko Kawase1, Kazunori Kobayashi1, Yusuke Hioka2
NTT Media Intelligence Laboratories, 2University of Auckland
Session PS-I - 28 Speech enhancement using a microphone array mounted on an unmanned aerial vehicle
Yusuke Hioka, Michael Kingan, Gian Schmid, Karl A. Stol
University of Auckland
Session PS-I - 29 Bi-magnitude processing framework for nonlinear acoustic echo cancellation on Android devices
Yiteng Huang, Jan Skoglund, Alejandro Luebs
Google Inc.
Session PS-I - 30
Voice activity detection based on statistical likelihood ratio with adaptive thresholding
Xiaofei Li1, Radu Horaud1, Laurent Girin2, Sharon Gannot3
INRIA, Grenoble, 2INRIA Grenoble, GIPSA-Lab & University Grenoble Alpes, 3Bar-Ilan University
Sept. 15, 2016 (Thu.)
08:00 - 09:00
[Plenary talk 4] Audio challenges in virtual and augmented reality devices - Golden hall
Ivan Tashev - Chair: Rainer Martin
09:40 - 10:40
[Plenary talk 5] Microphone array power ratio for speech quality assessment in noisy reverberant environments - Golden hall
Israel Cohen - Chair: Sharon Gannot
10:40 - 12:00
Session SPC-I - Student paper competition 1 - Golden hall
Chair: Tomas Gaensler
Session SPC-I - 01
10:40 - 11:00
Reuven Berkun1, Israel Cohen1, Jacob Benesty2
11:00 - 11:20
- Israel Institute of Technology, 2INRS-EMT, University of Quebec
Session SPC-I - 02 Convolutive blind source separation with low latency
Jiawen Chua, Ganlong Wang, Bastiaan Kleijn
Victoria University of Wellington
Session SPC-I - 03
11:20 - 11:40
Anechoic phase estimation from reverberant signals
Arthur Belhomme1, Yves Grenier2, Roland Badeau2, Eric Humbert3
11:40 - 12:00
A tunable beamformer for robust superdirective beamforming
ParisTech, 2LTCI CNRS Telecom ParisTech, 3Invoxia
Session SPC-I - 04 Structured total least squares based internal delay estimation for distributed microphone auto-localization
Jie Zhang, Richard Hendriks, Richard Heusdens
Delft University of Technology
Sept. 16, 2016 (Fri.)
08:30 - 10:30
08:30 - 08:50
Session SPC-II - Student paper competition 2 - Splendid hall (Jinxiuhuating)
Chair: Shoji Makino
Session SPC-II - 01 Head-orientation compensation with video-informed single channel speech enhancement
Soumitro Chakrabarty, Deepth Pilakeezhu, Emanuël A. P. Habets
International Audio Laboratories Erlangen
Session SPC-II - 02
08:50 - 09:10
Steven Van Kuyk1, Bastiaan Kleijn1, Richard Hendriks2
09:10 - 09:30
University of Wellington, 2Delft University of Technology
Session SPC-II - 03 A phoneme-based pre-training approach for deep neural network with application to speech enhancement
Shlomo E. Chazan, Sharon Gannot, Jacob Goldberger
Bar-Ilan University
Session SPC-II - 04
09:30 - 09:50
An intelligibility metric based on a simple model of speech communication
Efficient initialization for nonnegative matrix factorization based on nonnegative independent component analysis
Daichi Kitamura1 and Nobutaka Ono2
SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies), 2National Institute of Informatics
09:50 - 10:10
Session SPC-II - 05 Speech enhancement using ARCH model
Israel Cohen
Department of Electrical Engineering Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
10:10 - 10:30
Session SPC-II - 06 Extraction of exterior field from a mixed sound field for 2D height-invariant sound propagation
Abdullah Fahim, Prasanga Samarasinghe, Thushara Abhayapala
The Australian National University
11:00 - 12:00
[Tutorial] DNN and speech enhancement - Splendid hall (Jinxiuhuating)
Deliang Wang - Chair: Jie Chen
14:00 - 16:00
Session PS-II - Poster Session 2 - Auspicious hall (Jixiangruyi)
Chair: Simon Doclo
Session PS-II - 01 New method for synthesizing personalized head-related transfer function
Lei Wang and Xiangyang Zeng
Northwestern Polytechnical University
Session PS-II - 02
Ego-noise reduction for a hose-shaped rescue robot using determined rank-1 multichannel nonnegative matrix factorization
Moe Takakusaki1, Daichi Kitamura2, Nobutaka Ono3, Takeshi Yamada1, Shoji Makino1, Hiroshi Saruwatari4
University of Tsukuba, 2SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies), 3National Institute of Informatics, 4The University of Tokyo
Session PS-II - 03 An improved soft decision based noise power estimation employing adaptive prior and conditional smoothing
Pei Chee Yong and Sven Nordholm
Curtin University
Session PS-II - 04
Sparseness-based multichannel nonnegative matrix factorization for blind source separation
Takuya Higuchi1, Takuya Yoshioka1, Tomohiro Nakatani2
NTT, 2NTT Corporation
Session PS-II - 05 Assessing the segmental contribution to the non-intrusive intelligibility prediction of noise-suppressed speech
Lei Wang and Fei Chen
Southern University of Science and Technology
Session PS-II - 06
Acoustic feedback cancellation for a multi-microphone earpiece based on a null-steering beamformer
Henning Schepker1, Linh T. T. Tran2, Sven Nordholm2, Simon Doclo1
University of Oldenburg, Department of Medical Physics and Acoustics, Signal Processing Group, Oldenburg, Germany, 2Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Curtin
University, Bentley, WA, Australia
Session PS-II - 07
A computationally cheaper method for blind speech separation based on AuxIVA and incomplete demixing transform
Jakub Janský1, Zbyněk Koldovský1, Nobutaka Ono2
Technical University of Liberec, 2National Institute of Informatics
Session PS-II - 08
Constrained multi-channel linear prediction for adaptive speech dereverberation
Ante Jukić1, Zichao Wang2, Toon van Waterschoot3, Timo Gerkmann4, Simon Doclo1
University of Oldenburg, 2Rice University, 3KU Leuven, 4Technicolor Research and Innovation
Session PS-II - 09 Improved nonnegative adaptive filtering algorithms
Kai Zhao, Jingen Ni, Xiaoping Chen
Soochow University
Session PS-II - 10
Under-modelled blind system identification for time delay estimation in reverberant environments
Wei Xue1, Mike Brookes2, Patrick A. Naylor2
Imperial College London, 2Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London, UK
Session PS-II - 11
On directivity of a circular array with directional microphones
Hongsen He1, Xiaojun Qiu2, Tao Yang1
Southwest University of Science and Technology, 2Nanjing University
Session PS-II - 12 A real-time noise energy estimation method
Yaodu Wei, Li Liu, Lizhong Wang
Beijing Samsung Telecom R&D Center
Session PS-II - 13
Performance analysis of a dual microphone superdirective beamformer and approximate expressions for the near-field propagation regime
Shmulik Markovich-Golan1, Dovid Levin2, Sharon Gannot2
of Engineering, Bar Ilan University, 2Faculty of Engineering, Bar-Ilan University
Session PS-II - 14
Multichannel time delay estimation for acoustic source localization via robust adaptive blind system identification
Hongsen He1, Jingdong Chen2, Jacob Benesty3, Tao Yang1
University of Science and Technology, 2Northwestern Polytechnical University, 3University of Quebec
Session PS-II - 15
Approximate MVDR and MMSE beamformers exploiting scale-invariant reconstruction of signals on microphones
Zbyněk Koldovský1 and Francesco Nesta2
University of Liberec, 2Conexant System
Session PS-II - 16
Partitioned block frequency domain Kalman filter for multi-channel linear prediction based blind speech dereverberation
Thomas Dietzen1, Ann Spriet2, Wouter Tirry2, Simon Doclo3, Marc Moonen4, Toon van Waterschoot4
NXP Software, 2NXP Software, Leuven, Belgium, 3University of Oldenburg, Dept. of Medical Physics and Acoustics and the Cluster of Excellence Hearing4All, Oldenburg, Germany,
KU Leuven, Dept. of Electrical Engineering (ESAT), STADIUS Center for Dynamical Systems, Signal Processing and Data Analytics, Leuven, Belgium
Session PS-II - 17
Late reverberation PSD estimation for single-channel dereverberation using relative convolutive transfer functions
Sebastian Braun1, Boaz Schwartz2, Sharon Gannot2, Emanuel Habets1
International Audio Laboratories Erlangen, 2Bar-Ilan University
Session PS-II - 18
Increasing the environment-awareness of rake beamforming for directive acoustic sources
Pasi Pertilä1 and Alessio Brutti2
Tampere University of Technology, 2FBK
Session PS-II - 19
An informed separation algorithm based on sound field mapping for speech recognition systems
Dejan Markovic1, Jigyasa Popat2, Fabio Antonacci1, Augusto Sarti1, T. Kishore Kumar2
di Milano, 2National Institute of Technology Warangal
Session PS-II - 20 A robust data-independent near-field beamformer for linear microphone arrays
Federico Borra, Lucio Bianchi, Fabio Antonacci, Augusto Sarti, Stefano Tubaro
Politecnico di Milano
Session PS-II - 21 Room transfer function measurement from a directional loudspeaker
Prasanga Samarasinghe and Thushara Abhayapala
Australian National University
16:30 - 18:30
Session PS-III - Poster Session 3 - Auspicious hall (Jixiangruyi)
Chair: Emanuel Habets
Session PS-III - 01
Fast simulation method for room impulse responses based on the mirror image source assumption
Jia Yan1 and Bastiaan Kleijn2
University of Delft, 2Victoria University of Wellington
Session PS-III - 02
Discriminative and reconstructive basis training for audio source separation with semi-supervised nonnegative matrix factorization
Daichi Kitamura1, Nobutaka Ono2, Hiroshi Saruwatari3, Yu Takahashi4, Kazunobu Kondo4
SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies), 2National Institute of Informatics, 3The University of Tokyo, 4Yamaha Corporation
Session PS-III - 03
Binaural speech enhancement using a codebook based approach
Mathew Shaji Kavalekalam1, Mads Græsbøll Christensen1, Jesper Boldt2
Aalborg University, 2GN Resound
Session PS-III - 04
Noise reduction using independent vector analysis and noise cancellation for a hose-shaped rescue robot
Masaru Ishimura1, Shoji Makino1, Takeshi Yamada1, Nobutaka Ono2, Hiroshi Saruwatari3
of Tsukuba, 2National Institute of Informatics, 3The University of Tokyo
Session PS-III - 05
Statistical analysis and improvement of coherent-to-diffuse power ratio estimators for dereverberation
Chengshi Zheng1, Xiaodong Li1, Andreas Schwarz2, Walter Kellermann2
of Acoustics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2Chair of Multimedia Communications and Signal Processing, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Session PS-III - 06 ALE for robots! A single-channel approach to robot self-noise cancellation
Jalal Taghia, Dorothea Kolossa, Rainer Martin
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Session PS-III - 07
The open-set problem in acoustic scene classification
Daniele Battaglino1, Ludovick Lepauloux2, Nicholas Evans1
Institut Eurecom at Sophia Antipolis, 2NXP Software
Session PS-III - 08 Robust TDOA-based joint source and microphone localization in a reverberant environment using medians of acceptable recovered TOAs
Trung-Kien Le and Nobutaka Ono
National Institute of Informatics
Session PS-III - 09 Spherical harmonic Rake receivers for dereverberation
Hamza Javed, Alastair Moore, Patrick Naylor
Imperial College London
Session PS-III - 10 Linear prediction based dereverberation for spherical microphone arrays
Alastair Moore and Patrick Naylor
Imperial College London
Session PS-III - 11
A multiframe parametric Wiener filter for acoustic echo suppression
Hai Huang1, Christian Hofmann2, Walter Kellermann2, Jingdong Chen1, Jacob Benesty3
Northwestern Polytechnical University, 2University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, 3INRS-EMT
Session PS-III - 12
A modified a priori SER for acoustic echo suppression using Wiener filter
Ying Tong1 and Yaping Gu2
of Acoustics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2Shanghai Acoustics Laboratory
Session PS-III - 13 Mask estimate through Itakura-Saito nonnegative RPCA for speech enhancement
Gang MIN, xiongwei zhang, xia zou, meng sun
PLA University of Science and Technology
Session PS-III - 14 Relative impulse response estimation during doubletalk with an artificial neural network-based step size control
Stefan Meier and Walter Kellermann
Friedrich-Alexander-Universtität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)
Session PS-III - 15 Perceptual improvement of deep neural networks for monaural speech enhancement
Wei Han, Xiongwei Zhang, Meng Sun, Wenhua Shi, Xushan Chen
PLA University of Science and Technology
Session PS-III - 16
Synthesis of device-independent noise corpora for speech quality assessment
Hannes Gamper1, Lyle Corbin2, David Johnston1, Ivan Tashev1
Research, 2Microsoft
Session PS-III - 17
Wenhua Shi
An experimental study of noise on the performance of a low bit rate parametric speech coder
Session PS-III - 18
Approximation of a nonlinear distortion function for combined linear and nonlinear residual echo suppression
Ingo Schalk-Schupp1, Friedrich Faubel1, Markus Buck1, Andreas Wendemuth2
Nuance Communications Deutschland GmbH, 2Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Session PS-III - 19 Immersive audio for human-machine interface of unmanned ground vehicles
Vinay Kothapally, Steven Grant, Rosa Y. Zheng
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Session PS-III - 20
On pre-filtering strategies for the GCC-phat algorithm
Hong-Goo Kang1, Michael Graczyk2, Jan Skoglund2
University, 2Google
Session PS-III - 21 Evaluation of spatial active noise cancellation performance using spherical harmonic analysis
Hanchi Chen, Jihui Zhang, Prasanga Samarasinghe, Thushara D. Abhayapala
Australian National University
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