Participants needed for speech survey!

We are looking for participants to help us with our speech survey for our research topic: Effect of noise and room acoustics on speech intelligibility Location: Acoustics Research Lab, University of Auckland Duration: 45-55 minutes (with 5 minutes break) Koha: NZD$20...

Journal paper published

We have a journal paper published from EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing. The paper describes the details of the algorithm developed by a group of students led by Benjamin Yen. The team participated IEEE Signal Processing Cup 2019 and their...

Received NSC SfTI grant

The head of CAL, Yusuke Hioka, was granted NZ$199,996 as the National Science Challenge Science for Technological Innovation (SfTI) Seed Project to conduct a project titled “Practical solutions for outdoor localisation using acoustics in conservation”...

New visiting research fellow

We welcomed a visiting research fellow Dr Eri Osawa from Speech Communication Laboratory, Sophia University, Japan. Eri is working with Yusuke Hioka and Justine Hui on the project to investigate the effect of room acoustics on the perception of Japanese vowels. Eri...

New members joined the CAL

To start the new academic year, the CAL welcomed following new students in the team. Masters students: Seo In Park: “Sound source localisation for drones” Part4 project students: Daniel Yau, Peter Lin: Project title “Audio recording and sound source...

Research fund granted

Head of CAL Yusuke Hioka was granted Catalyst: Seeding New Zealand-Japan Joint Research Project Programme grant for the project “Extreme acoustic sensing based on small-data-driven machine learning and its rescue application” from the Royal Society of New...