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Call for Expressions of Interest on AASP Challenge
[Apologies for cross-posting]
On behalf of the IEEE Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing Technical
Committee, I am happy to announce a new challenge entitled: "Detection
and Classification of Acoustic Scenes and Events".
If you are interested in the challenge, and would like to participate in
a discussion phase ahead of the formal call, please visit the challenge
web page below and subscribe to the aasp-challenge mailing list.
On behalf of the challenge organisers,
Call for Expressions of Interest
Detection and Classification of Acoustic Scenes and Events
Discussion: Jul-Sep 2012
Call: Nov 2012
Deadline: 31 March 2013
Presentation: At WASPAA 2013 (Oct 2013, New Paltz, NY, USA)
This AASP Challenge will be a public challenge for the evaluation of the
performance of systems for the detection and classification of acoustic
events and audio scenes. The challenge includes a set of tasks for the
detection and classification of acoustic scenes and events and its goal
is to provide a focus of attention for the scientific community in
developing systems for computational auditory scene analysis (CASA) that
will encourage sharing of ideas and improve the state of the art,
potentially leading to the development of systems that achieve
performance closer to that of humans.
This challenge will help the research community move forward by
providing a focus for better defining the specific tasks, and will also
provide incentive for researchers to actively pursue research on this
field. Finally, it will offer a reference point for future systems
developed to perform similar tasks and it will provide the community
with a high quality database for future research.
There will be a discussion phase where potential participants are
invited to contribute their ideas, ending on 30th September 2012. The
deadline for code submission is 31st March 2013. Results will be
presented at a special session in WASPAA 2013 (http://www.waspaa.com/);
participants are invited to present a poster at a special session. Also,
authors of novel work are encouraged to submit their work as a regular
paper at WASPAA 2013.
For more details as well as a copy of the full proposal of the challenge
If you are interested in the challenge, please subscribe to the
aasp-challenge mailing list in order to participate in the discussion
phase and to receive news about the challenge (details can be found on
the page above).
This challenge is part of the AASP challenge series, see also:
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