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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, in 1991, 1993 and 2001, respectively. He joined NTT Corporation in 1993. He is now a senior distinguished researcher at the NTT Communication Science Laboratories. His research interests include statistical signal processing, audio source separation, array signal processing, latent variable models, second-order optimization, and computer architecture. He served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Trans. Audio, Speech and Language Processing from 2006 to 2009, and as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Open Journal of Signal Processing from 2019 to 2022. He was a Member and an Associate Member of the Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing Technical Committee of the IEEE SP Society from 2006 to 2018. He received the Best Paper Award of the IEEE Circuit and System Society in 2000, and the Best Paper Award of the IEEE Signal Processing Society in 2014. He is a 2022 Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He is an IEEE Fellow, an IEICE Fellow, and a member of the ASJ.