11.2017 Congratulations to Dr.-Ing. Maja Taseska for successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis Informed Spatial Filters for Speech Enhancement: Noise and Interference Reduction, Blind Source Separation, and Acoustic Source Tracking.
10.2017 Congratulations to Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Schlecht for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis Feedback Delay Networks in Artificial Reverberation and Reverberation Enhancement.
10.2017: Congratulations to Soumitro Chakrabarty for receiving the Best Student Paper Award for his paper "Broadband DOA estimation using convolutional neural networks trained with noise signals", presented at WASPAA 2017.
10.2017: Congratulations to Ofer Schwartz and Axel Plinge for receiving the Best Paper Award for their paper "Blind microphone geometry calibration using one reverberant speech event", presented by Axel Plinge at WASPAA 2017.
07.2017: We are pleased to welcome Dr. Christine Evers who is visiting our group from 03.07 until 14.07.
06.2017: We are pleased to welcome Prof. Sharon Gannot who is visiting our group from 30.06 until 28.07.
04.2017: The Fraunhofer upHear® Spatial Audio Microphone Processing is now available for licensing.
03.2017: The "Speech Enhancement" course was rated the third best elective course of the Technical Faculty.
01.2017: Teaching 6 hours on Spatial Audio Processing at the Winter School on Speech and Audio Processing (WiSSAP) 2017 in Bangalore, India.
09.2016: Our book Theory and Applications of Spherical Microphone Array Processing by Daniel Jarrett, Emanuël Habets, and Patrick Naylor is now available via Springer. A preview can be found here.
01.2016: Editor in Chief of the EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing.
12.2015: Start of the European research project Orpheus which is dedicated to improving the management of audio content to create new user experiences. In this project, we will develop, implement and validate a new end-to-end object-based media chain for audio content.
06.2015: The Speech Enhancement course can now be taken as a mandatory elective in the study programs EEI and CME.
06.2015: Congratulations to Dr.-Ing. Oliver Thiergart for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis Flexible multi-microphone acquisition and processing of spatial sound using parametric sound field representations.
12.2014: We are pleased to welcome Prof. Sharon Gannot who is visiting our group from 8.12 until 16.12.
12.2014: The paper "Late reverberant spectral variance estimation based on a statistical model" by Emanuel Habets, Israel Cohen and Sharon Gannot received the 2014 SPS Signal Processing Letters Best Paper Award.
09.2014: Congratulations to Maja Taseska for receiving the Best Student Paper Award for her paper "A subspace-based perspective on spatial filtering performance with distributed and co-located microphone arrays", presented at the ITG Conference on Speech Communication.
09.2014: Congratulations to Sebastian Braun for receiving the Best Student Paper Award for his paper "Multichannel dereverberation for hearing aids with interaural coherence preservation", presented at the International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC).
09.2014: Congratulations to Oliver Thiergart for receiving the Best Student Paper Award for his paper "An Acoustical Zoom Based on Informed Spatial Filtering", presented at the International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC).
04.2014: Congratulations to Maja Taseska for receiving the Luise Prell Award for her M.Sc. Thesis “Informed MMSE-based Spatial Filtering”.