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Bird Audio Detection: tips on building robust detectors

Recently we launched the Bird Audio Detection Challenge, providing new datasets and a contest to improve the state of the art in general-purpose bird detection in audio. In our previous post we talked about the problem of generalisation, demonstrating that

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Bird Audio Detection: baseline tests – and the problem of generalisation

Recently we launched the Bird Audio Detection Challenge, providing new datasets and a contest to improve the state of the art in general-purpose bird detection in audio. So what is the state of the art? For a thorough answer, you

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Announcing the Bird Audio Detection Challenge

On behalf of the organising committee and the IEEE AASP TC,* we invite you to consider the first Bird Audio Detection Challenge: http://machine-listening.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/bird-audio-detection-challenge/ Detecting bird sounds in audio is an important basic task in various applications. The current generation of

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Summer Launch Event – Tue 28th June

To celebrate the new Machine Listening Lab, we’re pleased to announce an afternoon with two invited seminars from distinguished researchers – specialising in speech and in natural sound: 14:00: Prof Yiannis Stylianou (University of Crete, Greece) Adaptive sinusoidal modeling 14:50:

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Funded PhD, deadline April 1st: “Assessing cattle welfare using their vocalisations”

Funded PhD: “Assessing cattle welfare using their vocalisations” – supervised by Dr Alan McElligott. The application deadline is April 1st. Full details on findaPhD.com

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MLLab at ICASSP 2016

At the ICASSP 2016 conference this week: Emmanouil Benetos and collaborators will lead a Special Session on Acoustic scene and event analysis in multisource environments Francisco J. Rodriguez-Serrano, Sebastian Ewert and co-authors will present their paper “A score-informed shift-invariant extension

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