IWAENC2003 Program

Poster Session

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Monday, September 8

Registration   (September 8, 16:00-18:00)   3F Nile-B

Reception   (September 8, 18:00-21:00)   2F La Seine

Tuesday, September 9

Breakfast   (September 9, 7:00-9:00)   2F La Seine

Opening Session   (September 9, 9:00-9:30)   3F Nile-B

Chair: Shoji Makino (NTT CS Labs.)

Poster 1: Acoustic Echo Control and Adaptive Filtering Algorithm   (September 9, 9:30-11:30)   3F Nile-B

Chair: Futoshi Asano (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)

* [P1-01]   An Outlier-Robust Extended Multidelay Filter with Application to Acoustic Echo Cancellation 
    Herbert Buchner (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg), Jacob Benesty (Universite du Quebec), Tomas Gänsler (Agere Systems), Walter Kellermann (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
* [P1-02]   Double-Talk Robust Frequency Domain Echo Cancellation Algorithm with Scalable Nonlinear Reference and Error Functions 
    Suehiro Shimauchi, Yoichi Haneda, Akitoshi Kataoka (NTT SP Labs.)
* [P1-03]   On the Application of the Unscented Kalman Filter to Speech Processing 
    Sharon Gannot (Technion - IIT), Marc Moonen (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
   [P1-04]   On Data-Reuse Adaptive Algorithms 
    Jacob Benesty (Universite du Quebec), Tomas Gänsler (Agere Systems)
   [P1-05]   An Echo Canceller based on the Structure of Dual-Auxiliary Filters 
    Xiongbing Ou, Zhe Chen, Fuliang Yin (Dalian Univ. of Tech.)
   [P1-06]   Acoustic Echo Canceling in the Double-Talk Condition 
    Mohammad Reza Asharif, Rui Chen, Hayato Nakamura, Katsumi Yamashita (University of the Ryukyus)
   [P1-07]   Robust and Elegant, Purely Statistical Adaptation of Acoustic Echo Canceler and Postfilter 
    Gerald Enzner, Peter Vary (Aachen University)
   [P1-08]   Post-Filtering for Stereo Acoustic Echo Cancellation 
    Markus Kallinger (University of Bremen), Jörg Bitzer (Houpert Digital Audio), Karl-Dirk Kammeyer (University of Bremen)
   [P1-09]   Multichannel Teleconferencing System with Multi Spatial Region Acoustic Echo Cancellation 
    Kong-Aik Lee, Woon-Seng Gan, Jun Yang, Farook Sattar (Nanyang Technological University)
   [P1-10]   Adaptive Parallel Subgradient Projection Techniques with Input Sliding Technique for Stereophonic Acoustic Echo Cancellation 
    Masahiro Yukawa, Isao Yamada (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
   [P1-11]   The Use of Partial Update Schemes to Reduce Inter-Channel Coherence in Adaptive Stereophonic Acoustic Echo Cancellation 
    Andy Wai Hoong Khong, Patrick Naylor (Imperial College London)
   [P1-12]   Stereophonic Acoustic Echo Canceller with Pre-Processing - Second-Order Pre-Processing Filter and its Convergence - 
    Akihiro Hirano, Kenji Nakayama, Kazue Takebe (Kanazawa University)
   [P1-13]   Room Impulse Response Variation Due to Thermal Fluctuation and its Impact on Acoustic Echo Cancellation 
    Gary Elko, Eric Diethorn (Avaya Communications), Tomas Gänsler (Agere Systems)
   [P1-14]   A Method for Detecting Echo Path Variation 
    Jiaquan Huo, Sven Nordholm, Zhuquan Zang (WATRI)
   [P1-15]   Proportionate NLMS Algorithm for Second-Order Volterra Filters and its Application to Nonlinear Echo Cancellation 
    Fabian Kuech, Walter Kellermann (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
   [P1-16]   On Performance of Linear Adaptive Filtering Algorithms in Acoustic Echo Control in Presence of Distorting Loudspeakers 
    Riitta Niemistö, Tuomo Mäkelä (Tampere University of Technology)

Lunch   (September 9, 11:30-13:30)   3F Nile-A

Plenary Talk 1: Rainer Martin   (September 9, 13:30-14:30)   3F Nile-B

Chair: Masato Miyoshi (NTT CS Labs.)

   [T-1]   Statistical Methods for the Enhancement of Noisy Speech 
    Rainer Martin (Technical University of Braunschweig)

Poster 2: Sound Enhancement and Noise Reduction   (September 9, 14:30-16:30)   3F Nile-B

Chair: Masato Miyoshi (NTT CS Labs.)

* [P2-01]   Noise Reduction by Maximum a Posteriori Spectral Amplitude Estimation with Supergaussian Speech Modeling 
    Thomas Lotter, Peter Vary (Aachen University)
   [P2-02]   Speech Enhancement in the DFT Domain using Laplacian Speech Priors 
    Rainer Martin, Colin Breithaupt (Technical University of Braunschweig)
   [P2-03]   Implementation and Effects of Single Channel Dereverberation based on the Harmonic Structure of Speech 
    Tomohiro Nakatani, Masato Miyoshi, Keisuke Kinoshita (NTT CS Labs.)
   [P2-04]   Speech Dereverberation via Subband Implementation of Subspace Methods 
    Sharon Gannot (Technion - IIT), Marc Moonen (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
   [P2-05]   On the Use of Linear Prediction for Dereverberation of Speech 
    Nikolay Gaubitch, Patrick Naylor, Darren Ward (Imperial College London)
   [P2-06]   Limitations of FIR Multi-Microphone Speech Dereverberation in the Low-Delay Case 
    Markus Hofbauer, Hans-Andrea Loeliger (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)
   [P2-07]   Improved Artificial Low-Pass Extension of Telephone Speech 
    Ulrich Kornagel (Darmstadt University of Technology)
   [P2-08]   Kalman Filter-based Single Microphone Noise Canceller 
    Marcel Gabrea (Ecole de technologie superieure Montreal)
   [P2-09]   Regularized Optimization with Spectral Smoothing for Speech Spectral Estimation 
    Karsten Vandborg Sørensen, Søren Vang Andersen (Aalborg University)
   [P2-10]   Speech Enhancement of Noisy Speech using Log-Spectral Amplitude Estimator and Harmonic Tunneling 
    Hyoung-Gook Kim, Markus Schwab, Nicolas Moreau, Thomas Sikora (TU Berlin)
   [P2-11]   Speech Enhancement based on Linear Prediction Error Signals and Spectral Subtraction 
    Agustín Álvarez-Marquina, Víctor Nieto-Lluis, Pedro Gómez-Vilda, Rafael Martínez-Olalla (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
   [P2-12]   Spectral Subtraction based on Speech/noise-Dominant Classification 
    Yukihiro Nomura, Jianming Lu, Hiroo Sekiya, Takashi Yahagi (Chiba University)
   [P2-13]   Methodology for the Design of a Robust Voice Activity Detector for Speech Enhancement 
    Virginie Gilg, Christophe Beaugeant, Martin Schönle, Bernt Andrassy (Siemens AG)
   [P2-14]   Noise Suppression based on Teager Energy Operator for Improving the Robustness of ASR Front-End 
    Junhui Zhao, Jingming Kuang, Xiang Xie, Huang Shilei (Beijing Institute of Technology)
   [P2-15]   Effects of Harmonic Components Generated by Polynomial Preprocessor in Acoustic Echo Control 
    Tuomo Mäkelä, Riitta Niemistö (Tampere University of Technology)

Plenary Talk 2: Piet Sommen   (September 9, 16:30-17:30)   3F Nile-B

Chair: Patrik Naylor (Imperial College London)

   [T-2]   The Automatic DJ: An Appealing and Instructive Signal Processing Education Project 
    Piet Sommen, Harrie van Meer, Leo Vogten, Jean Ritzerfeld (Eindhoven University of Technology)

Dinner   (September 9, 18:00-21:00)   3F Nile-A

Wednesday, September 10

Breakfast   (September 10, 7:00-9:00)   2F La Seine

Poster 3: Active Noise Control, Hearing Aids, and Hardware   (September 10, 9:30-11:30)   3F Nile-B

Chair: Tomas Gänsler (Agere Systems)

* [P3-01]   Crosstalk-Resistant Three-Channel Noise Canceller 
    Akihiro Hirano, Kenji Nakayama, Shin'ya Arai (Kanazawa University)
* [P3-02]   Spatially Pre-Processed Speech Distortion Weighted Multi-Channel Wiener Filtering for Noise Reduction in Hearing Aids 
    Ann Spriet, Marc Moonen, Jan Wouters (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
   [P3-03]   Analysis of a Feedback-Type Active Noise Control System with Online Secondary Path Modeling and its Application to Hearing Aids 
    Hideaki Sakai, Shotaro Inoue, Yoichi Hinamoto (Kyoto University)
   [P3-04]   A New Structure for Feedforward Active Noise Control Systems with Online Secondary-Path Modeling 
    Muhammad Tahir Akhtar, Masahide Abe, Masayuki Kawamata (Tohoku University)
   [P3-05]   Multi-Channel Active Noise Control for All Uncertain Primary and Secondary Paths 
    Yuhsuke Ohta, Akira Sano (Keio University)
   [P3-06]   Functional Link Artificial Neural Network for Active Control of Nonlinear Noise Processes 
    Ganapati Panda, Debi Prasad Das (National Institute of Technology, India)
   [P3-07]   A Theoretical Analysis for Feedforward ANC System with State Equation Model 
    Iwao Nagashiro, Toichi Machida (Tokai University)
   [P3-08]   Comparison of Adaptive Noise Reduction Algorithms in Dual Microphone Hearing Aids 
    Jean Baptiste Maj, Liesbeth Royackers, Marc Moonen, Jan Wouters (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
   [P3-09]   Active Noise Control using the Perturbation Method -Verification in Actual Multi-Channel Systems- 
    Tasuku Ainoya, Takashi Mori, Yoshinobu Kajikawa, Yasuo Nomura (Kansai University)
   [P3-10]   An Algorithm for Cancellation of Sidetone Oscillations 
    Martin Schönle, Virginie Gilg (Siemens AG)
   [P3-11]   Real-Time TF-GSC in Nonstationary Noise Environments 
    Israel Cohen, Sharon Gannot (Technion - IIT), Baruch Berdugo (Lamar Signal Processing)
   [P3-12]   Algorithm of a Single Chip Acoustic Echo Canceller using Cascaded Cross Spectral Estimation 
    Marco Liem, Hyoung-Gook Kim, Otto Manck (Technische Universität Berlin)
   [P3-13]   Implementing and Evaluating an Audio Teleconferencing Terminal with Noise and Echo Reduction 
    Sumitaka Sakauchi, Akira Nakagawa, Yoichi Haneda, Akitoshi Kataoka (NTT SP Labs.)
   [P3-14]   A PC based Platform for Multichannel Real-Time Audio Processing 
    Hauke Krüeger, Thomas Lotter, Gerald Enzner, Peter Vary (Aachen University)
   [P3-15]   Perception Oriented, Delay-Controlled Echo Cancellation in IP based Telephone Networks 
    Wolfgang Brandstätter (Vienna University of Technology), Frank Kettler (HEAD acoustics)
   [P3-16]   Improvement of Noise Source Identification by Phase Redundant Acoustical Holography 
    Haruo Uchiyama (Hachinohe Institute of Technology)

Lunch   (September 10, 11:30-13:30)   3F Nile-A

Excursion (Horyuji Temple)   (September 10, 13:30-18:00)  

We will take a group photo at the Entrance. Bus will leave at 13:30 from the Entrance.

Banquet   (September 10, 18:00-22:00)  

at a Chinese restaurant with ancient view.
Thursday, September 11

Breakfast   (September 11, 7:00-9:00)   2F La Seine

Poster 4: Microphone Array and Sound Separation 1   (September 11, 9:30-11:30)   3F Nile-B

Chair: Jacob Benesty (Universite du Quebec)

* [P4-01]   Time Delay Estimation using Spatial Correlation Techniques 
    Jingdong Chen (Bell Laboratories), Jacob Benesty (Universite du Quebec), Yiteng (Arden) Huang (Bell Laboratories)
* [P4-02]   Blind Source Separation When Speech Signals Outnumber Sensors using a Sparseness-Mixing Matrix Estimation (SMME) 
    Audrey Blin, Shoko Araki, Shoji Makino (NTT CS Labs.)
* [P4-03]   Approaches for Time Difference of Arrival Estimation in a Noisy and Reverberant Environment 
    Tsvi Gregory Dvorkind, Sharon Gannot (Technion - IIT)
   [P4-04]   Array Geometry Arrangement for Frequency Domain Blind Source Separation 
    Ryo Mukai, Hiroshi Sawada, Sebastien de la Kethulle de Ryhove, Shoko Araki, Shoji Makino (NTT CS Labs.)
   [P4-05]   Least-Squares Error Beamforming using Minimum Statistics and Multichannel Frequency-Domain Adaptive Filtering 
    Robert Aichner, Wolfgang Herbordt, Herbert Buchner, Walter Kellermann (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
   [P4-06]   DOA Estimation of Speech Signal with a Small Number of Microphone Array in Real Acoustical Environment 
    Yusuke Hioka, Nozomu Hamada (Keio University)
   [P4-07]   Geometrical Understanding of the PCA Subspace Method for Overdetermined Blind Source Separation 
    Stefan Winter, Hiroshi Sawada, Shoji Makino (NTT CS Labs.)
   [P4-08]   Estimation of Direction of Arrival using Matching Pursuit and its Application to Source Separation 
    Yasuhiro Oikawa, Yoshio Yamasaki (Waseda Univ.)
   [P4-09]   A New Adaptive Blocking Matrix with Exact FIR Structure for Robust Generalized Sidelobe Canceller 
    Zhaorong Hou, Ying Jia (Intel China Research Center)
   [P4-10]   Adaptive Beamformer based on Average Vowel / Consonant Spectrum with Phoneme Identification 
    Masato Nakayama, Takanobu Nishiura, Hideki Kawahara (Wakayama University)
   [P4-11]   Robust Spatial Estimation of the Signal-to-Interference Ratio for Non-Stationary Mixtures 
    Wolfgang Herbordt, Tim Trini, Walter Kellermann (University Erlangen-Nuremberg)
   [P4-12]   High-Fidelity Blind Separation of Acoustic Signals using SIMO-Model-based ICA with Information-Geometric Learning 
    Tomoya Takatani, Tsuyoki Nishikawa, Hiroshi Saruwatari, Kiyohiro Shikano (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
   [P4-13]   Concurrent Speech Signal Separation based on Frequency Domain Binaural Model 
    Yoshifumi Chisaki, Takashi Nakanishi (Kumamoto University), Hidetoshi Nakashima (Kumamoto National College of Technology), Tsuyoshi Usagawa (Kumamoto University)
   [P4-14]   Differential Microphone Arrays for Spectral Subtraction 
    Marc Ihle (Muehlstr. 11)
   [P4-15]   Sound Source Localization using a Pinna-based Profile Fitting Method 
    Osamu Ichikawa, Tetsuya Takiguchi, Masafumi Nishimura (IBM Japan)

Lunch   (September 11, 11:30-13:30)   3F Nile-A

Plenary Talk 3: Kiyotoshi Matsuoka   (September 11, 13:30-14:30)   3F Nile-B

Chair: Eberhard Hänsler (TU Darmstadt)

   [T-3]   Independent Component Analysis and its Applications to Sound Signal Separation 
    Kiyotoshi Matsuoka (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

Poster 5: Microphone Array and Sound Separation 2   (September 11, 14:30-16:30)   3F Nile-B

Chair: Eberhard Hänsler (TU Darmstadt)

* [P5-01]   Design of Broadband Beamformers Robust Against Microphone Position Errors 
    Simon Doclo, Marc Moonen (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
* [P5-02]   Blind Separation of More Speech than Sensors with Less Distortion by Combining Sparseness and ICA 
    Shoko Araki, Shoji Makino, Audrey Blin, Ryo Mukai, Hiroshi Sawada (NTT CS Labs.)
* [P5-03]   Blind Source Separation for Convolutive Mixtures Exploiting Nongaussianity, Nonwhiteness, and Nonstationarity 
    Herbert Buchner, Robert Aichner, Walter Kellermann (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
   [P5-04]   Blind Separation for Convolutive Mixture of Many Voices 
    Kiyotoshi Matsuoka, Yoshihisa Ohba, Yasunobu Toyota, Satoshi Nakashima (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
   [P5-05]   Identification and Tracking of Active Speaker's Position in Noisy Environments 
    Tomasz Maciej Rutkowski, Masahiro Yokoo (Kyoto University), Danilo P. Mandic (Imperial College of Science)
   [P5-06]   Problems in Blind Separation of Convolutive Speech Mixtures by Negentropy Maximization 
    Raj Kishore Prasad, Hiroshi Saruwatari, Kiyohiro Shikano (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
   [P5-07]   Introducing New Mechanism in the Learning Process of FDICA-based Speech Separation 
    Masahiro Furukawa, Yusuke Hioka, Takuro Ema, Nozomu Hamada (Keio University)
   [P5-08]   Speaker Localization Exploiting Spatial-Temporal Information 
    Tsvi Gregory Dvorkind, Sharon Gannot (Technion - IIT)
   [P5-09]   Evaluation of Blind Separation and Deconvolution for Convolutive Speech Mixture using SIMO-Model-based ICA 
    Hiroaki Yamajo, Hiroshi Saruwatari, Tomoya Takatani, Tsuyoki Nishikawa, Kiyohiro Shikano (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
   [P5-10]   Blind Source Separation for Convolutive Mixtures based on Complexity Minimization 
    Sebastien de la Kethulle de Ryhove, Ryo Mukai, Hiroshi Sawada, Shoji Makino (NTT CS Labs.)
   [P5-11]   Speech Enhancement Employing Adaptive Beamformer with Recursively Updated Soft Constraints 
    Hai Q. Dam, Sven Nordholm (Western Australian Telecommunications Research Institute), Nedelko Grbic (Blekinge Institute of Technology), Hai Huyen Dam (Western Australian Telecommunications Research Institute)
   [P5-12]   Spectral Smoothing for Frequency-Domain Blind Source Separation 
    Hiroshi Sawada, Ryo Mukai, Sebastien de la Kethulle de Ryhove, Shoko Araki, Shoji Makino (NTT CS Labs.)
   [P5-13]   Considering the Second Peak in the GCC Function for Multi-Source TDOA Estimation with a Microphone Array 
    Dirk Bechler, Kristian Kroschel (Universität Karlsruhe)
   [P5-14]   Detection of Speech Events in Real Environments Through Fusion of Audio and Video Information using Bayesian Networks 
    Takashi Yoshimura, Futoshi Asano, Youichi Motomura, Hideki Asoh, Naoyuki Ichimura (AIST), Kiyoshi Yamamoto (AIST / University of Tsukuba), Satoshi Nakamura (ATR)

Closing Session   (September 11, 16:30-17:00)   3F Nile-B

Chair: Walter Kellermann (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)

Friday, September 12

Labo Tour (NTT CS Labs.)   (September 12, 10:00-12:00)  

IWAENC2003 program version 2003/08/28 11:20:08