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University of Texas – Austin

1. -0608-5688. The neural representation of simultaneous speech and music.

Degree: MA, Communications Sciences and Disorders, 2019, University of Texas – Austin

 Research on neural processing of speech in the presence of other sounds has mostly been limited to studies of the cocktail party problem, in which… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Speech perception; Music perception; Cocktail party problem; Electroencephalography

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APA (6th Edition):

-0608-5688. (2019). The neural representation of simultaneous speech and music. (Masters Thesis). University of Texas – Austin. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.26153/tsw/7539

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

-0608-5688. “The neural representation of simultaneous speech and music.” 2019. Masters Thesis, University of Texas – Austin. Accessed January 24, 2021. http://dx.doi.org/10.26153/tsw/7539.

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MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

-0608-5688. “The neural representation of simultaneous speech and music.” 2019. Web. 24 Jan 2021.

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Vancouver:

-0608-5688. The neural representation of simultaneous speech and music. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. University of Texas – Austin; 2019. [cited 2021 Jan 24]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.26153/tsw/7539.

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-0608-5688. The neural representation of simultaneous speech and music. [Masters Thesis]. University of Texas – Austin; 2019. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.26153/tsw/7539

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Delft University of Technology

2. Hulsinga, Derk-Jan (author). The cocktail party problem: GSVD-beamformers for speech in reverberant environments.

Degree: 2018, Delft University of Technology

 Hearing aids as a form of audio preprocessing is increasingly common in everyday life. The goal of this thesis is to implement a blind approach… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Speech separation; Blind source separation; Generalized Singular Value Decomposition; Permutation problem; Cocktail Party Problem

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APA (6th Edition):

Hulsinga, D. (. (2018). The cocktail party problem: GSVD-beamformers for speech in reverberant environments. (Masters Thesis). Delft University of Technology. Retrieved from http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:60a67ca0-6110-480a-bc10-5f7bd5908029

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Hulsinga, Derk-Jan (author). “The cocktail party problem: GSVD-beamformers for speech in reverberant environments.” 2018. Masters Thesis, Delft University of Technology. Accessed January 24, 2021. http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:60a67ca0-6110-480a-bc10-5f7bd5908029.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Hulsinga, Derk-Jan (author). “The cocktail party problem: GSVD-beamformers for speech in reverberant environments.” 2018. Web. 24 Jan 2021.

Vancouver:

Hulsinga D(. The cocktail party problem: GSVD-beamformers for speech in reverberant environments. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. Delft University of Technology; 2018. [cited 2021 Jan 24]. Available from: http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:60a67ca0-6110-480a-bc10-5f7bd5908029.

Council of Science Editors:

Hulsinga D(. The cocktail party problem: GSVD-beamformers for speech in reverberant environments. [Masters Thesis]. Delft University of Technology; 2018. Available from: http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:60a67ca0-6110-480a-bc10-5f7bd5908029


University of California – San Francisco

3. Hullett, Patrick W. Functional Organization of Speech Processing Areas and A Systematic Approach to the Cocktail Party Problem.

Degree: Bioengineering, 2013, University of California – San Francisco

 The brain is a physical system that can perform intelligent computations. We are interested in nature of those computations to understand how the brain does… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Neurosciences; Cocktail Party Problem; Functional Organization; Modulotopic Organization; Noise-rearing; Superior Temporal Gyrus

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APA (6th Edition):

Hullett, P. W. (2013). Functional Organization of Speech Processing Areas and A Systematic Approach to the Cocktail Party Problem. (Thesis). University of California – San Francisco. Retrieved from http://www.escholarship.org/uc/item/77q5w40n

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Hullett, Patrick W. “Functional Organization of Speech Processing Areas and A Systematic Approach to the Cocktail Party Problem.” 2013. Thesis, University of California – San Francisco. Accessed January 24, 2021. http://www.escholarship.org/uc/item/77q5w40n.

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MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Hullett, Patrick W. “Functional Organization of Speech Processing Areas and A Systematic Approach to the Cocktail Party Problem.” 2013. Web. 24 Jan 2021.

Vancouver:

Hullett PW. Functional Organization of Speech Processing Areas and A Systematic Approach to the Cocktail Party Problem. [Internet] [Thesis]. University of California – San Francisco; 2013. [cited 2021 Jan 24]. Available from: http://www.escholarship.org/uc/item/77q5w40n.

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Council of Science Editors:

Hullett PW. Functional Organization of Speech Processing Areas and A Systematic Approach to the Cocktail Party Problem. [Thesis]. University of California – San Francisco; 2013. Available from: http://www.escholarship.org/uc/item/77q5w40n

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University of Maryland

4. Vishnubhotla, Srikanth. SEGREGATION OF SPEECH SIGNALS IN NOISY ENVIRONMENTS.

Degree: Electrical Engineering, 2011, University of Maryland

 Automatic segregation of overlapping speech signals from single-channel recordings is a challenging problem in speech processing. Similarly, the problem of extracting speech signals from noisy… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Electrical Engineering; cocktail party problem; noise suppression; pitch tracking; speech enhancement; speech extraction; speech segregation

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APA (6th Edition):

Vishnubhotla, S. (2011). SEGREGATION OF SPEECH SIGNALS IN NOISY ENVIRONMENTS. (Thesis). University of Maryland. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1903/11525

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Vishnubhotla, Srikanth. “SEGREGATION OF SPEECH SIGNALS IN NOISY ENVIRONMENTS.” 2011. Thesis, University of Maryland. Accessed January 24, 2021. http://hdl.handle.net/1903/11525.

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MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Vishnubhotla, Srikanth. “SEGREGATION OF SPEECH SIGNALS IN NOISY ENVIRONMENTS.” 2011. Web. 24 Jan 2021.

Vancouver:

Vishnubhotla S. SEGREGATION OF SPEECH SIGNALS IN NOISY ENVIRONMENTS. [Internet] [Thesis]. University of Maryland; 2011. [cited 2021 Jan 24]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1903/11525.

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Council of Science Editors:

Vishnubhotla S. SEGREGATION OF SPEECH SIGNALS IN NOISY ENVIRONMENTS. [Thesis]. University of Maryland; 2011. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1903/11525

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McMaster University

5. Wiklund, Karl. The Cocktail Party Problem: Solutions and Applications.

Degree: PhD, 2009, McMaster University

The human auditory system is remarkable in its ability to function in busy acoustic environments. It is able to selectively focus attention on and… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: electrical and computer engineering; auditory; cocktail party problem

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APA (6th Edition):

Wiklund, K. (2009). The Cocktail Party Problem: Solutions and Applications. (Doctoral Dissertation). McMaster University. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11375/17396

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Wiklund, Karl. “The Cocktail Party Problem: Solutions and Applications.” 2009. Doctoral Dissertation, McMaster University. Accessed January 24, 2021. http://hdl.handle.net/11375/17396.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Wiklund, Karl. “The Cocktail Party Problem: Solutions and Applications.” 2009. Web. 24 Jan 2021.

Vancouver:

Wiklund K. The Cocktail Party Problem: Solutions and Applications. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. McMaster University; 2009. [cited 2021 Jan 24]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11375/17396.

Council of Science Editors:

Wiklund K. The Cocktail Party Problem: Solutions and Applications. [Doctoral Dissertation]. McMaster University; 2009. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11375/17396


Macquarie University

6. Westermann, Adam. Understanding speech in complex acoustic environments: the role of informational masking and auditory distance perception.

Degree: 2015, Macquarie University

Theoretical thesis.

At foot of title page: Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Human Sciences and National Acoustics Laboratories, Australian Hearing.

Bibliography: pages 121-132.

1. General… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Auditory masking; Auditory perception; Speech perception; auditory distance perception; informational masking; energetic masking; speech intelligibility; cocktail party problem

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APA (6th Edition):

Westermann, A. (2015). Understanding speech in complex acoustic environments: the role of informational masking and auditory distance perception. (Doctoral Dissertation). Macquarie University. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1071720

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Westermann, Adam. “Understanding speech in complex acoustic environments: the role of informational masking and auditory distance perception.” 2015. Doctoral Dissertation, Macquarie University. Accessed January 24, 2021. http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1071720.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Westermann, Adam. “Understanding speech in complex acoustic environments: the role of informational masking and auditory distance perception.” 2015. Web. 24 Jan 2021.

Vancouver:

Westermann A. Understanding speech in complex acoustic environments: the role of informational masking and auditory distance perception. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. Macquarie University; 2015. [cited 2021 Jan 24]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1071720.

Council of Science Editors:

Westermann A. Understanding speech in complex acoustic environments: the role of informational masking and auditory distance perception. [Doctoral Dissertation]. Macquarie University; 2015. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1071720


University of Maryland

7. Krishnan, Lakshmi. Neuromorphic model for sound source segregation.

Degree: Electrical Engineering, 2015, University of Maryland

 While humans can easily segregate and track a speaker's voice in a loud noisy environment, most modern speech recognition systems still perform poorly in loud… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Electrical engineering; Neurosciences; auditory EEG; auditory scene analysis; cocktail party problem; sound source segregation; temporal coherence

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APA (6th Edition):

Krishnan, L. (2015). Neuromorphic model for sound source segregation. (Thesis). University of Maryland. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1903/18155

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Krishnan, Lakshmi. “Neuromorphic model for sound source segregation.” 2015. Thesis, University of Maryland. Accessed January 24, 2021. http://hdl.handle.net/1903/18155.

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MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Krishnan, Lakshmi. “Neuromorphic model for sound source segregation.” 2015. Web. 24 Jan 2021.

Vancouver:

Krishnan L. Neuromorphic model for sound source segregation. [Internet] [Thesis]. University of Maryland; 2015. [cited 2021 Jan 24]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1903/18155.

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Council of Science Editors:

Krishnan L. Neuromorphic model for sound source segregation. [Thesis]. University of Maryland; 2015. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1903/18155

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University of Lethbridge

8. Grasse, Lukas Walter Neufeld. Biologically-inspired auditory artificial intelligence for speech recognition in multi-talker environments .

Degree: 2020, University of Lethbridge

 Understanding speech in the presence of distracting talkers is a difficult computational problem known as the cocktail party problem. Motivated by auditory processing in the… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Speech Recognition; Denoising; Speaker Isolation; Cocktail Party Problem; Auditory selective attention; Neural networks (Computer science); Speech perception; Automatic speech recognition; Directional hearing; Auditory perception; Dissertations, Academic

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APA (6th Edition):

Grasse, L. W. N. (2020). Biologically-inspired auditory artificial intelligence for speech recognition in multi-talker environments . (Thesis). University of Lethbridge. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10133/5815

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Grasse, Lukas Walter Neufeld. “Biologically-inspired auditory artificial intelligence for speech recognition in multi-talker environments .” 2020. Thesis, University of Lethbridge. Accessed January 24, 2021. http://hdl.handle.net/10133/5815.

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MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Grasse, Lukas Walter Neufeld. “Biologically-inspired auditory artificial intelligence for speech recognition in multi-talker environments .” 2020. Web. 24 Jan 2021.

Vancouver:

Grasse LWN. Biologically-inspired auditory artificial intelligence for speech recognition in multi-talker environments . [Internet] [Thesis]. University of Lethbridge; 2020. [cited 2021 Jan 24]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10133/5815.

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Council of Science Editors:

Grasse LWN. Biologically-inspired auditory artificial intelligence for speech recognition in multi-talker environments . [Thesis]. University of Lethbridge; 2020. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10133/5815

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Delft University of Technology

9. Opdam, R.C.G. (author). Binaural CASA algorithm for speech source localization: Advancements in noisy and reverberant situations.

Degree: 2010, Delft University of Technology

In this thesis a binaural CASA localization algorithm is developed for the implementation in a binaural hearing aid with downstream speech enhancement. Two binaural CASA… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Source localization; CASA; Binaural cue; Hearing aid; Speech intelligibility; Cocktail party problem; Inhibition; ILD; ITD; Noise; Reverberation; Albani

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APA (6th Edition):

Opdam, R. C. G. (. (2010). Binaural CASA algorithm for speech source localization: Advancements in noisy and reverberant situations. (Masters Thesis). Delft University of Technology. Retrieved from http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:7b397f85-9573-4940-892f-bcf9ae739545

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Opdam, R C G (author). “Binaural CASA algorithm for speech source localization: Advancements in noisy and reverberant situations.” 2010. Masters Thesis, Delft University of Technology. Accessed January 24, 2021. http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:7b397f85-9573-4940-892f-bcf9ae739545.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Opdam, R C G (author). “Binaural CASA algorithm for speech source localization: Advancements in noisy and reverberant situations.” 2010. Web. 24 Jan 2021.

Vancouver:

Opdam RCG(. Binaural CASA algorithm for speech source localization: Advancements in noisy and reverberant situations. [Internet] [Masters thesis]. Delft University of Technology; 2010. [cited 2021 Jan 24]. Available from: http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:7b397f85-9573-4940-892f-bcf9ae739545.

Council of Science Editors:

Opdam RCG(. Binaural CASA algorithm for speech source localization: Advancements in noisy and reverberant situations. [Masters Thesis]. Delft University of Technology; 2010. Available from: http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:7b397f85-9573-4940-892f-bcf9ae739545

10. Puvvada, Venkata Naga Krishna Chaitanya. CORTICAL REPRESENTATION OF SPEECH IN COMPLEX AUDITORY ENVIRONMENTS AND APPLICATIONS.

Degree: Electrical Engineering, 2017, University of Maryland

 Being able to attend and recognize speech or a particular sound in complex listening environments is a feat performed by humans effortlessly. The underlying neural… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Electrical engineering; Neurosciences; Acoustics; attention; cocktail party problem; neuroimaging; reverberation; schizophrenia; speech

problem of estimating the sources corresponding to EEG/MEG observations can be viewed as… …responsible for the observed measurements, the problem is further complicated in imaging due to its… …ill-posed nature of the problem, a regularizer in the form of spatial prior covariance… 

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APA (6th Edition):

Puvvada, V. N. K. C. (2017). CORTICAL REPRESENTATION OF SPEECH IN COMPLEX AUDITORY ENVIRONMENTS AND APPLICATIONS. (Thesis). University of Maryland. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1903/20412

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Puvvada, Venkata Naga Krishna Chaitanya. “CORTICAL REPRESENTATION OF SPEECH IN COMPLEX AUDITORY ENVIRONMENTS AND APPLICATIONS.” 2017. Thesis, University of Maryland. Accessed January 24, 2021. http://hdl.handle.net/1903/20412.

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MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Puvvada, Venkata Naga Krishna Chaitanya. “CORTICAL REPRESENTATION OF SPEECH IN COMPLEX AUDITORY ENVIRONMENTS AND APPLICATIONS.” 2017. Web. 24 Jan 2021.

Vancouver:

Puvvada VNKC. CORTICAL REPRESENTATION OF SPEECH IN COMPLEX AUDITORY ENVIRONMENTS AND APPLICATIONS. [Internet] [Thesis]. University of Maryland; 2017. [cited 2021 Jan 24]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1903/20412.

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Council of Science Editors:

Puvvada VNKC. CORTICAL REPRESENTATION OF SPEECH IN COMPLEX AUDITORY ENVIRONMENTS AND APPLICATIONS. [Thesis]. University of Maryland; 2017. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1903/20412

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11. Meléndez, Alejandro Vélez. Acoustic communication in noisy environments:Signal recognition in fluctuating backgrounds.

Degree: PhD, Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, 2012, University of Minnesota

 Following one conversation in multi-talker environments is a difficult perceptual task that we encounter frequently. How the human auditory system solves this problem has been… (more)

Subjects/Keywords: Animal communication; Cocktail party problem; Cope's gray treefrogs; Green treefrogs; Hyla chrysoscelis; Hyla cinerea; Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

…solves this so-called ‘cocktail-party problem’ (Cherry 1953) has been the focus of… …constitutes one way by which humans solve the cocktail-party problem. Speech perception is usually… …aggregations. My research complements that on the human cocktail party problem by adding an… …acoustically. Despite similarities with the so-called “cocktail-party problem” in humans, few studies… …Slabbekoorn 2005). Despite similarity with the human “cocktail party problem,” a phenomenon… 

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APA (6th Edition):

Meléndez, A. V. (2012). Acoustic communication in noisy environments:Signal recognition in fluctuating backgrounds. (Doctoral Dissertation). University of Minnesota. Retrieved from http://purl.umn.edu/127314

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Meléndez, Alejandro Vélez. “Acoustic communication in noisy environments:Signal recognition in fluctuating backgrounds.” 2012. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Minnesota. Accessed January 24, 2021. http://purl.umn.edu/127314.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Meléndez, Alejandro Vélez. “Acoustic communication in noisy environments:Signal recognition in fluctuating backgrounds.” 2012. Web. 24 Jan 2021.

Vancouver:

Meléndez AV. Acoustic communication in noisy environments:Signal recognition in fluctuating backgrounds. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. University of Minnesota; 2012. [cited 2021 Jan 24]. Available from: http://purl.umn.edu/127314.

Council of Science Editors:

Meléndez AV. Acoustic communication in noisy environments:Signal recognition in fluctuating backgrounds. [Doctoral Dissertation]. University of Minnesota; 2012. Available from: http://purl.umn.edu/127314

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