Intelligent Audio Analysis Book

Intelligent Audio Analysis


  • Author : Björn W. Schuller
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2014-07-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 345
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642368066

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Intelligent Audio Analysis Excerpt :

This book provides the reader with the knowledge necessary for comprehension of the field of Intelligent Audio Analysis. It firstly introduces standard methods and discusses the typical Intelligent Audio Analysis chain going from audio data to audio features to audio recognition. Further, an introduction to audio source separation, and enhancement and robustness are given. After the introductory parts, the book shows several applications for the three types of audio: speech, music, and general sound. Each task is shortly introduced, followed by a description of the specific data and methods applied, experiments and results, and a conclusion for this specific task. The books provides benchmark results and standardized test-beds for a broader range of audio analysis tasks. The main focus thereby lies on the parallel advancement of realism in audio analysis, as too often today’s results are overly optimistic owing to idealized testing conditions, and it serves to stimulate synergies arising from transfer of methods and leads to a holistic audio analysis.

Handbook of Research on Emerging Perspectives in Intelligent Pattern Recognition  Analysis  and Image Processing Book

Handbook of Research on Emerging Perspectives in Intelligent Pattern Recognition Analysis and Image Processing


  • Author : Kamila, Narendra Kumar
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2015-11-30
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 477
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466686557

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Intelligent Multimedia Data Analysis Book

Intelligent Multimedia Data Analysis


  • Author : Siddhartha Bhattacharyya
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2019-02-19
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 196
  • ISBN 10 : 9783110552072

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Intelligent Multimedia Data Analysis Excerpt :

This volume comprises eight well-versed contributed chapters devoted to report the latest findings on the intelligent approaches to multimedia data analysis. Multimedia data is a combination of different discrete and continuous content forms like text, audio, images, videos, animations and interactional data. At least a single continuous media in the transmitted information generates multimedia information. Due to these different types of varieties, multimedia data present varied degrees of uncertainties and imprecision, which cannot be easy to deal by the conventional computing paradigm. Soft computing technologies are quite efficient to handle the imprecision and uncertainty of the multimedia data and they are flexible enough to process the real-world information. Proper analysis of multimedia data finds wide applications in medical diagnosis, video surveillance, text annotation etc. This volume is intended to be used as a reference by undergraduate and post graduate students of the disciplines of computer science, electronics and telecommunication, information science and electrical engineering. THE SERIES: FRONTIERS IN COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE The series Frontiers In Computational Intelligence is envisioned to provide comprehensive coverage and understanding of cutting edge research in computational intelligence. It intends to augment the scholarly discourse on all topics relating to the advances in artifi cial life and machine learning in the form of metaheuristics, approximate reasoning, and robotics. Latest research fi ndings are coupled with applications to varied domains of engineering and computer sciences. This field is steadily growing especially with the advent of novel machine learning algorithms being applied to different domains of engineering and technology. The series brings together leading researchers that intend to continue to advance the fi eld and create a broad knowledge about the most recent state of the art.

Mixing Music Book

Mixing Music


  • Author : Russ Hepworth-Sawyer
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-12-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317295518

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This series, Perspectives On Music Production, collects detailed and experientially informed considerations of record production from a multitude of perspectives, by authors working in a wide array of academic, creative, and professional contexts. We solicit the perspectives of scholars of every disciplinary stripe, alongside recordists and recording musicians themselves, to provide a fully comprehensive analytic point-of-view on each component stage of record production. Each volume in the series thus focuses directly on a distinct aesthetic "moment" in a record’s production, from pre-production through recording (audio engineering), mixing and mastering to marketing and promotions. This first volume in the series, titled Mixing Music, focuses directly on the mixing process. This book includes: References and citations to existing academic works; contributors draw new conclusions from their personal research, interviews, and experience. Models innovative methodological approaches to studying music production. Helps specify the term "record production," especially as it is currently used in the broader field of music production studies.

Intelligent Music Production Book

Intelligent Music Production


  • Author : Brecht De Man
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-11-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351679022

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Intelligent Music Production presents the state of the art in approaches, methodologies and systems from the emerging field of automation in music mixing and mastering. This book collects the relevant works in the domain of innovation in music production, and orders them in a way that outlines the way forward: first, covering our knowledge of the music production processes; then by reviewing the methodologies in classification, data collection and perceptual evaluation; and finally by presenting recent advances on introducing intelligence in audio effects, sound engineering processes and music production interfaces. Intelligent Music Production is a comprehensive guide, providing an introductory read for beginners, as well as a crucial reference point for experienced researchers, producers, engineers and developers.

Emotion Recognition Book

Emotion Recognition


  • Author : Amit Konar
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-12-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 536
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118130667

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Audio Source Separation and Speech Enhancement Book

Audio Source Separation and Speech Enhancement


  • Author : Emmanuel Vincent
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-07-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 504
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119279884

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Learn the technology behind hearing aids, Siri, and Echo Audio source separation and speech enhancement aim to extract one or more source signals of interest from an audio recording involving several sound sources. These technologies are among the most studied in audio signal processing today and bear a critical role in the success of hearing aids, hands-free phones, voice command and other noise-robust audio analysis systems, and music post-production software. Research on this topic has followed three convergent paths, starting with sensor array processing, computational auditory scene analysis, and machine learning based approaches such as independent component analysis, respectively. This book is the first one to provide a comprehensive overview by presenting the common foundations and the differences between these techniques in a unified setting. Key features: Consolidated perspective on audio source separation and speech enhancement. Both historical perspective and latest advances in the field, e.g. deep neural networks. Diverse disciplines: array processing, machine learning, and statistical signal processing. Covers the most important techniques for both single-channel and multichannel processing. This book provides both introductory and advanced material suitable for people with basic knowledge of signal processing and machine learning. Thanks to its comprehensiveness, it will help students select a promising research track, researchers leverage the acquired cross-domain knowledge to design improved techniques, and engineers and developers choose the right technology for their target application scenario. It will also be useful for practitioners from other fields (e.g., acoustics, multimedia, phonetics, and musicology) willing to exploit audio source separation or speech enhancement as pre-processing tools for their own needs.

Advanced Intelligent Computing Theories and Applications  With Aspects of Artificial Intelligence Book

Advanced Intelligent Computing Theories and Applications With Aspects of Artificial Intelligence


  • Author : De-Shuang Huang
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2010-08-15
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 685
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642149320

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The International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC) was formed to provide an annual forum dedicated to the emerging and challenging topics in artificial intel- gence, machine learning, pattern recognition, image processing, bioinformatics, and computational biology. It aims to bring together researchers and practitioners from both academia and industry to share ideas, problems, and solutions related to the m- tifaceted aspects of intelligent computing. ICIC 2010, held in Changsha, China, August 18–21, 2010, constituted the 6th - ternational Conference on Intelligent Computing. It built upon the success of ICIC 2009, ICIC 2008, ICIC 2007, ICIC 2006, and ICIC 2005, that were held in Ulsan, Korea, Shanghai, Qingdao, Kunming, and Hefei, China, respectively. This year, the conference concentrated mainly on the theories and methodologies as well as the emerging applications of intelligent computing. Its aim was to unify the picture of contemporary intelligent computing techniques as an integral concept that highlights the trends in advanced computational intelligence and bridges theoretical research with applications. Therefore, the theme for this conference was “Advanced Intelligent Computing Technology and Applications.” Papers focusing on this theme were solicited, addressing theories, methodologies, and applications in science and technology.

Innovations in Big Data Mining and Embedded Knowledge Book

Innovations in Big Data Mining and Embedded Knowledge


  • Author : Anna Esposito
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-07-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030159399

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Innovations in Big Data Mining and Embedded Knowledge Excerpt :

This book addresses the usefulness of knowledge discovery through data mining. With this aim, contributors from different fields propose concrete problems and applications showing how data mining and discovering embedded knowledge from raw data can be beneficial to social organizations, domestic spheres, and ICT markets. Data mining or knowledge discovery in databases (KDD) has received increasing interest due to its focus on transforming large amounts of data into novel, valid, useful, and structured knowledge by detecting concealed patterns and relationships. The concept of knowledge is broad and speculative and has promoted epistemological debates in western philosophies. The intensified interest in knowledge management and data mining stems from the difficulty in identifying computational models able to approximate human behaviors and abilities in resolving organizational, social, and physical problems. Current ICT interfaces are not yet adequately advanced to support and simulate the abilities of physicians, teachers, assistants or housekeepers in domestic spheres. And unlike in industrial contexts where abilities are routinely applied, the domestic world is continuously changing and unpredictable. There are challenging questions in this field: Can knowledge locked in conventions, rules of conduct, common sense, ethics, emotions, laws, cultures, and experiences be mined from data? Is it acceptable for automatic systems displaying emotional behaviors to govern complex interactions based solely on the mining of large volumes of data? Discussing multidisciplinary themes, the book proposes computational models able to approximate, to a certain degree, human behaviors and abilities in resolving organizational, social, and physical problems. The innovations presented are of primary importance for: a. The academic research community b. The ICT market c. Ph.D. students and early stage researchers d. Schools, hospitals, rehabilitation and assisted-living centers e. Repr

Communication Acoustics Book

Communication Acoustics


  • Author : Ville Pulkki
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-11-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118866580

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Communication Acoustics Excerpt :

In communication acoustics, the communication channel consists of a sound source, a channel (acoustic and/or electric) and finally the receiver: the human auditory system, a complex and intricate system that shapes the way sound is heard. Thus, when developing techniques in communication acoustics, such as in speech, audio and aided hearing, it is important to understand the time–frequency–space resolution of hearing. This book facilitates the reader’s understanding and development of speech and audio techniques based on our knowledge of the auditory perceptual mechanisms by introducing the physical, signal-processing and psychophysical background to communication acoustics. It then provides a detailed explanation of sound technologies where a human listener is involved, including audio and speech techniques, sound quality measurement, hearing aids and audiology. Key features: Explains perceptually-based audio: the authors take a detailed but accessible engineering perspective on sound and hearing with a focus on the human place in the audio communications signal chain, from psychoacoustics and audiology to optimizing digital signal processing for human listening. Presents a wide overview of speech, from the human production of speech sounds and basics of phonetics to major speech technologies, recognition and synthesis of speech and methods for speech quality evaluation. Includes MATLAB examples that serve as an excellent basis for the reader’s own investigations into communication acoustics interaction schemes which intuitively combine touch, vision and voice for lifelike interactions.

International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Applications Book

International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Applications


  • Author : Subhransu Sekhar Dash
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-12-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 679
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811055201

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The book is a collection of best papers presented in International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Applications (ICICA 2016) organized by Department of Computer Engineering, D.Y. Patil College of Engineering, Pune, India during 20-22 December 2016. The book presents original work, information, techniques and applications in the field of computational intelligence, power and computing technology. This volume also talks about image language processing, computer vision and pattern recognition, machine learning, data mining and computational life sciences, management of data including Big Data and analytics, distributed and mobile systems including grid and cloud infrastructure.

Intelligence Analysis in the Digital Age Book

Intelligence Analysis in the Digital Age


  • Author : Stig Stenslie
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-08-06
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000426618

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This book examines intelligence analysis in the digital age and demonstrates how intelligence has entered a new era. While intelligence is an ancient activity, the digital age is a relatively new phenomenon. This volume uses the concept of the "digital age" to highlight the increased change, complexity, and pace of information that is now circulated, as new technology has reduced the time it takes to spread news to almost nothing. These factors mean that decision-makers face an increasingly challenging threat environment, which in turn increases the demand for timely, relevant, and reliable intelligence to support policymaking. In this context, the book demonstrates that intelligence places greater demands on analysis work, as the traditional intelligence cycle is no longer adequate as a process description. In the digital age, it is not enough to accumulate as much information as possible to gain a better understanding of the world. To meet customers’ needs, the intelligence process must be centred around the analysis work – which in turn has increased the demand for analysts. Assessments, not least predictions, are now just as important as revealing someone else’s secrets. This volume will be of much interest to students of intelligence studies, security studies, and international relations.

AES  Book

AES


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Electro-acoustics
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015047885630

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Independent Component Analysis and Blind Signal Separation Book

Independent Component Analysis and Blind Signal Separation


  • Author : Carlos G. Puntonet
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2004-09-17
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 1266
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540230564

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tionsalso,apartfromsignalprocessing,withother?eldssuchasstatisticsandarti?cial neuralnetworks. As long as we can ?nd a system that emits signals propagated through a mean, andthosesignalsarereceivedbyasetofsensorsandthereisaninterestinrecovering the originalsources,we have a potential?eld ofapplication forBSS and ICA. Inside thatwiderangeofapplicationswecan?nd,forinstance:noisereductionapplications, biomedicalapplications,audiosystems,telecommunications,andmanyothers. This volume comes out just 20 years after the ?rst contributionsin ICA and BSS 1 appeared . Thereinafter,the numberof research groupsworking in ICA and BSS has been constantly growing, so that nowadays we can estimate that far more than 100 groupsareresearchinginthese?elds. Asproofoftherecognitionamongthescienti?ccommunityofICAandBSSdev- opmentstherehavebeennumerousspecialsessionsandspecialissuesinseveralwell- 1 J.Herault, B.Ans,“Circuits neuronaux à synapses modi?ables: décodage de messages c- posites para apprentissage non supervise”, C.R. de l'Académie des Sciences, vol. 299, no. III-13,pp.525–528,1984.