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Hiroshi Sawada

my face NTT Communication Science Laboratories
2-4, Hikaridai, Seika-cho, Soraku-gun,
Kyoto 619-0237 Japan

Research Interests

Statistical signal processing, Audio source separation, Array signal processing, Machine learning, Latent variable model, Graph-based data structure, Computer architecture


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Academic Activities

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Blind source separation (BSS) Sound Demonstrations


Hiroshi Sawada received the B.E., M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in information science from Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, in 1991, 1993 and 2001, respectively. He joined NTT Corporation in 1993. He is now a senior distinguished researcher and an executive manager at the NTT Communication Science Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan.

His research interests include statistical signal processing, audio source separation, array signal processing, machine learning, latent variable model, graph-based data structure, and computer architecture.

From 2006 to 2009, he served as an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech & Language Processing. He is an associate member of the Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing Technical Committee of the IEEE SP Society. He received the Best Paper Award of the IEEE Circuit and System Society in 2001, the SPIE ICA Unsupervised Learning Pioneer Award in 2013, and the IEEE Signal Processing Society 2014 Best Paper Award. He is an IEEE Fellow, an IEICE Fellow, and a member of the ASJ.