IEEE Signal Processing Society
Winter School on Speech and Audio Processing for Immersive Environments and Future Interfaces

16-20 January 2012    FORTH, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

PROGRAMME
 

 

MONDAY, 16 JANUARY, 2012

 
09:45 - 11:00 Registration  
11:00 - 11:45 Welcome (including IEEE organization and membership presentation by Prof. Deprettere) Get the Presentation in PDF
11:45 - 12:45

Distinguished Lecture:

Rainer Martin, Universität Bochum DE
"Single and Multi-channel Enhancement of Audio Signals"

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12:45 - 14:00 Lunchbreak  
14:00 - 17:15

Vassilis Digalakis, Technical University of Crete, GR

14:00 - 14:45 "Immersive Speech Recognition I"
15:15 - 16:00 "Immersive Speech Recognition II"
16:30 - 17:15 "Immersive Speech Recognition III"

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20:00 - 22:00 Welcome dinner at Heraklion (Istioploikos Restaurant)  
 

 

TUESDAY, 17 JANUARY, 2012

 
09:45 - 13:00

Simon King, CSTR, Edinburgh, UK

09:45 - 10:30 "Adaptive HMM based Speech Synthesis I"
11:00 - 11:45 "Adaptive HMM based Speech Synthesis II"
12:15 - 13:00 "Adaptive HMM based Speech Synthesis: Applications"

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13:00 - 14:00 Lunchbreak  
14:00 - 17:15

Yannis Stylianou, University of Crete & FORTH-ICS
Yannis Pantazis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA (hands-on session)

14:00 - 14:45 "Adaptive Quasi Harmonic Speech Modeling & Applications I"
15:15 - 16:00 "Adaptive Quasi Harmonic Speech Modeling & Applications II"
16:30 - 17:15 "Hands-on: Adaptive Quasi Harmonic Speech Modeling"

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WEDNESDAY, 18 JANUARY, 2012

 
09:45 - 13:00

Gernot Kubin, TU Graz, AT

09:45 - 10:30 "Methods for Speech Coding and Speaker Localization I"
11:00 - 11:45 "Methods for Speech Coding and Speaker Localization II"
12:15 - 13:00 "Methods for Speech Coding and Speaker Localization III"

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13:00 - 14:00 Lunchbreak  
14:00 - 17:15

Sriram Srinivasan, Philips Research, NL

14:00 - 14:45 "Speech Capture for Immersive Communication I"
15:15 - 16:00 "Speech Capture for Immersive Communication II"
16:30 - 17:15 "Speech Capture for Immersive Communication III"

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18:15 - 22:00 Visit at Historical Museum of Crete and dinner at nearly restaurant (Petrou & Pavlou Restaurant)
www.historical-museum.gr
 
 

 

THURSDAY, 19 JANUARY, 2012

 
09:45 - 13:00

Ville Pulkki, Helsinki University of Technology, FI

09:45 - 10:30 "Spatial audio technologies and psychoacoustics I"
11:00 - 11:45 "Spatial audio technologies and psychoacoustics II"
12:15 - 13:00 "Hands on: Spatial audio rendering"

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13:00 - 14:00 Lunchbreak  
14:00 - 17:15

Athanasios Mouchtaris, University of Crete & FORTH-ICS, GR
Anthony Griffin, FORTH, GR (hands-on session)

14:00 - 14:45 "Immersive Audio Rendering I"
15:15 - 16:00 "Hands-on: Real-time DSP programming and applications in 3D audio rendering I"
16:30 - 17:15 "Hands-on: Real-time DSP programming and applications in 3D audio rendering II"

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FRIDAY, 20 JANUARY, 2012

 
09:45 - 13:00

Søren Holdt Jensen, Aalborg University, DK

09:45 - 10:30 "Subspace based audio and speech processing I"
11:00 - 11:45 "Subspace based audio and speech processing II"
12:15 - 13:00 "Subspace based audio and speech processing III"

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13:00 - 14:00 Lunchbreak  
14:00 - 17:00

Jeroen Breebart, Civolution, NL

14:00 - 14:45 "Watermarking of audio interactive broadcast applications I"
15:15 - 16:00 "Watermarking of audio interactive broadcast applications II"
16:30 - 17:15 "3D audio on headphones"

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17:15 - 17:45 Discussion, Evaluation, Wrap up