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Cracking the cocktail party problem by multi-beam deep attractor network [article]

Zhuo Chen, Jinyu Li, Xiong Xiao, Takuya Yoshioka, Huaming Wang, Zhenghao Wang, Yifan Gong
2018 arXiv   pre-print
While recent progresses in neural network approaches to single-channel speech separation, or more generally the cocktail party problem, achieved significant improvement, their performance for complex mixtures  ...  Then each beamformed signal is fed into a single-channel anchored deep attractor network to generate separated signals.  ...  Anchored deep attractor network The single-channel processing of the proposed system is handled by an anchored deep attractor network (ADAN) proposed in [31] , which is a variation of deep attractor network  ... 
arXiv:1803.10924v1 fatcat:tfijy4ujn5cjxjcuga73mhcvci

Cracking the cocktail party problem by multi-beam deep attractor network

Zhuo Chen, Jinyu Li, Xiong Xiao, Takuya Yoshioka, Huaming Wang, Zhenghao Wang, Yifan Gong
2017 2017 IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop (ASRU)  
While recent progresses in neural network approaches to singlechannel speech separation, or more generally the cocktail party problem, achieved significant improvement, their performance for complex mixtures  ...  Then each beamformed signal is fed into a single-channel anchored deep attractor network to generate separated signals.  ...  Anchored deep attractor network The single-channel processing of the proposed system is handled by an anchored deep attractor network (ADAN) proposed in [31] , which is a variation of deep attractor network  ... 
doi:10.1109/asru.2017.8268969 dblp:conf/asru/ChenLXYWWG17 fatcat:wvygddpmu5cabgcdtk2eh3psjm

Neural Interfacing: Forging the Human-Machine Connection

Susanne D. Coates
2008 Synthesis Lectures on Biomedical Engineering  
The classic example of blind source separation is the "Cocktail Party Problem." In this problem there is a room filled with conversing people and microphones placed around the periphery.  ...  Deconvolution of this activity into something useful is similar to the "cocktail party" problem discussed earlier where each electrode sees a different "view" of the composite activity.  ...  ABOUT THE AUTHOR  ... 
doi:10.2200/s00148ed1v01y200809bme022 fatcat:sj2w7ygpyfah7bof3lhre5wc2a

Prediction of room acoustical parameters

A. C. Gade
1991 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
deep-sea sediments is produced.  ...  [Work supported by ONR under NOARL management.] 2:40-2:50 Break Invited Papers 2:50 IOCU. Near-surfaee gas hydrates in deep-sea sediments. Roger D. Flood (Marine Sci. Res.  ...  The problems discussed include that of a glass beam subjected to flexural loading [H. Kolsky, Dynamic Crack Propagation, edited by G. C. Shih (Noordhoff, Groningen, 1973}, pp. 399-414; V.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2029264 fatcat:lpivxh2jlzbj7m5fkzjiq3xqqi

The structural acoustic properties of stiffened shells

Yu Luan
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
The earliest concern about behavioral disruption was that elevated noise could reduce the range of communication by masking faint signals.  ...  generated by jet aircrafts.  ...  Listeners' ability to parse concurrent sounds is a prerequisite in solving the cocktail party problem.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2932806 fatcat:zohbewf2k5h7fly2hoqzfdk42e

Trends in preference, programming and design of concert halls for symphonic music

Anders C. Gade
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Listeners' ability to parse concurrent sounds is a prerequisite in solving the cocktail party problem.  ...  This talk takes a new perspective by addressing how within-stream temporal integration occurs in the context of a cocktail party.  ...  By a temporal approach, some interesting properties of those beams are highlighted and a method using those properties is proposed.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2932471 fatcat:hhka5ml2fvcszklkzau2lw3gka

Compromises in orchestra pit design: A ten‐year trench war in The Royal Theatre, Copenhagen

Anders Chr. Gade, Bo Mortensen
1998 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Eng., Boston Univ., Boston, MA 02215͒ Listeners with hearing impairments often complain of difficulties when trying to communicate in a complex environment such as a cocktail party.  ...  In this connection the study of sound generation by beams of electrons, protons, neutrons, and other particles in a substance, as well as the study of matter waves' ͑particle beams͒ diffraction by ultrasound  ...  The results of the identification of the Russian speaker's vowels will be compared with the identification of American English vowels by the native Russian speakers. ͓Work supported by St.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.422278 fatcat:l4rayw2q4ja6demlq46irqfu4m

Simultaneous measurements of room‐acoustic parameters using different measuring equipment?

Tor Halmrast, Anders Gade, Bjorn Winsvold
1998 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Eng., Boston Univ., Boston, MA 02215͒ Listeners with hearing impairments often complain of difficulties when trying to communicate in a complex environment such as a cocktail party.  ...  In this connection the study of sound generation by beams of electrons, protons, neutrons, and other particles in a substance, as well as the study of matter waves' ͑particle beams͒ diffraction by ultrasound  ...  The results of the identification of the Russian speaker's vowels will be compared with the identification of American English vowels by the native Russian speakers. ͓Work supported by St.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.422575 fatcat:fofoye2ypjho5nhhtqgr4fvczm

Linköping University Electronic Press Culture Unbound: ISSN 2000-1525 (online) Culture Unbound

Anders Ekström, Kyrre Kverndokk, Jerry Määttä
2015 unpublished
(dnr 2010-1628, funded by the Swedish Research Council.  ...  We also wish to acknowledge the Research Council of Norway for funding the research network "Cultures of disaster".  ...  Moreover, the deep ecology seems to have absolutely no problem with the disappearance of mankind. It never had any use for humans in the first place.  ... 
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Recommended Citation Sohval, Daniel

Daniel Sohval
2013 unpublished
A few have those new inkings, based on the epidermis of deep-sea cephalopods, which change shape with movement.  ...  Because the whole human family, folk and adjunct professors of neurolinguistics alike came from the same crop of hominids in the Savannah, right? Zfdel approaches the barbell racks.  ...  "Not in the detritus vector. All caps, an acronym for something." "…" "…" "…" "It's an early microrobotics network prototype," said Julia, cracking the shared silence.  ... 
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A scholarly journal

Karin Sunvisson
2014 unpublished
First there is an opening (cracks within the dictatorial regime appear accompanied by limited attempts at liberalization).  ...  routinely provided and channeled by social networks.  ...  B A L T IC W O R L D S A journal sponsored by the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies B eneath the waters of the Baltic Sea, deadly traps that are never emptied lie in wait.  ... 
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Editorial Team Associate Editors Editorial Board

Deborah Rose, Thom Van Dooren, Matthew Chrulew, Matthew Kearnes, Emily O'gorman, Marc Bekoff, Brett Buchanan, Eileen Crist, Virginia Tech, Colin Dayan, Tom Griffiths, Donna Haraway (+7 others)
2012 ! Environmental Humanities   unpublished
Writing two decades after the publication of The End of Nature, McKibben begins by distilling his own book's essence in familiar affective tones.  ...  The final chapter "Epilogue" begins with an extract from Carson's speech given at the National Book Awards in 1963, an award she won for Silent Spring. 99 The chapter begins and the book ends with a  ...  A being contains, by definition, a little bit of non-being, a little trace of nothingness, which just is the crack that allows a being to exist.  ... 
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Lightning in a Bottle

Jonathan James Lawhead
2017
Understanding the global climate involves tackling problems in physics, chemistry, economics, and many other disciplines.  ...  Dynamical complexity provides a physical interpretation of the formal tools of mathematical complexity theory, and thus can be used as a framework for thinking about general problems in the philosophy  ...  spirit behind the cocktail party joke mentioned in Section 1.0-anything good that comes out of a philosophy department isn't philosophy: it's science.How are we to respond to this charge?  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8348hw7 fatcat:ckg4hsozfjgvtl2xb6vchxouue

Topologies and design methods for folding kinetic structures : expanding the architectural paradigm

Madalina Nicoleta Wierzbicki
2014
However, solving folding kinetic geometries is difficult and is hindered by the unintuitive nature of the current digital tools.  ...  Furthermore, kinetic environments challenge the traditional expectations of occupants. In response, the present thesis investigates the evolving, influenced by digital [...]  ...  The concrete finish of the exterior developed cracks after the first revolutions. It was replaced with aluminum panels.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0072143 fatcat:4ggsf2xbkncs7or2ydjwq2ooyy

Ready to blow your mind: Andy Warhol' s Exploding Plastic Inevitable READY TO BLOW YOUR MIND: ANDY WARHOL'S EXPLODING PLASTIC INEVITABLE

Alycia Lentz, Alycia Lentz, Dorothy, Johnson, Christopher Roy, Julie Berger, Hochstrasser, Trevor Harvey
2016 unpublished
out from the corners, caressing the dancers with beams of green, orange, purple.  ...  His problems did not begin and end with his untidy wardrobe and fey behavior. Warhol's work was as derided by the art elite as his personality had been by Eberstadt.  ... 
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