WASPAA 2017: Best Paper Awards go to AudioLabs

07.11.2017 Link

Congratulations to Soumitro Chakrabarty, Ofer Schwartz and Axel Plinge for receiving Best Paper Awards for their papers presented at the IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA). Soumitro Chakrabarty received a Best Student Paper Award for his paper "Broadband DOA estimation using convolutional neural networks trained with noise signals”. This year's Best Paper Award went to Ofer Schwartz, from Bar-Ilan University in Israel, and Axel Plinge for their paper "Blind microphone geometry calibration using one reverberant speech event”, which was written in collaboration with Prof. Sharon Gannot. WASPAA took place from October 15th to 18th 2017 at Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY, USA. There were about 160 participants with around 80 original contributions. It was a great honor for the AudioLabs to receive these Best Paper Awards at WASPAA 2017.

AudioLabs scientists Axel Plinge [left] and Soumitro Chakrabarty [right] with their Best Paper Award Certificates from IEEE.