12th Speech in Noise Workshop, 9-10 January 2020, Toulouse, FR

The abstract booklet can be downloaded here.


Thursday 9 January 2020
08:3009:00Registration, Poster setup & Coffee
09:1509:45Jon P. Barker, Michael A Akeroyd, Trevor Cox, John Culling, Simone Graetzer, Graham Naylor, Eszter Porter
University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Open challenges for driving hearing device processing: lessons learnt from automatic speech recognition Abstract
09:4510:15Christian Füllgrabe
Loughborough University, UK
Predicting real-life listening abilities in presbyacusic adults: The use and role of auditory supraliminary and cognitive measures in audiological practice Abstract
10:1510:45Coffee, Picture and Poster set up
10:4511:15Stephanie Rosemann, Julia Pauquet, Christiane M. Thiel
Biological Psychology, Carl-von-Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Germany
Speech perception and listening effort in age-related hearing loss Abstract
11:1511:45Romain Serizel
Université de Lorraine, Loria, France
A brief introduction to multichannel noise reduction with deep neural networks Abstract
11:4512:15Damir Kovačić, Chris James
University of Split, Croatia
Voice pitch perception in cochlear implant users with a spectro-temporally enhanced dual filter-bank sound coding strategy Abstract
Barbara Tillmann
CNRS, Lyon Neuroscience Research Center, France
Music in the ear and in the brain Abstract
14:3015:00Bernd Meyer
University Oldenburg, Germany
Deep neural networks for predicting human auditory perception Abstract
15:0015:30Olivier Macherey
CNRS, Marseille, France
Perceptual learning of vocoded speech with and without contralateral hearing: Implications for the rehabilitation of cochlear implant subjects Abstract
16:0018:00Poster session 1 – even numbered posters
20:0022:30Buffet dinner and Karaoke night
Friday 10 January 2020
09:0011:00Poster session 2 – odd numbered posters – with coffee
11:0011:30Pascal Barone, Nicolas Vannson, Kuzma Strelnikov, Olivier Deguine, Mathieu Marx
CNRS CerCo Toulouse-France
Binaural integration for speech in noise and sound localization: impact of brain plasticity following unilateral hearing loss Abstract
11:3012:00Ricard Marxer
Université de Toulon, Aix Marseille Univ, CNRS, LIS, Marseille, France
Towards microscopic intelligibility modelling Abstract
12:0012:30Coling Cherry Award 2019:
Sara Magits, Linus Demeyere, Ellen Boon, Ann Dierckx, Nicolas Verhaert, Tom Francart, Jan Wouters, Astrid van Wieringen
Department of Neurosciences, Research Group Experimental ORL, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Efficacy of audiological rehabilitation: a randomized controlled trial Abstract
13:3014:00Laurianne Cabrera
CNRS, Paris, France
Relating speech perception in noise to temporal-processing auditory capacities during childhood Abstract
14:0014:30Lionel Fontan
Archean Labs, Montauban, France
Using automatic speech recognition to improve hearing-aid fitting Abstract
14:3015:00Olympia Simantiraki, Martin Cooke
University of the Basque Country, Spain
Exploring listeners' speech modification preferences Abstract
16:0016:30Colin Cherry Award 2020, Next SPIN meeting and Closing remarks


Poster sessions will be:

  • Thursday, 16:00-18:00, even numbered posters
  • Thursday, 19:00-21:00, all posters
  • Friday, 9:00-11:00, odd numbered posters

The poster format is A0 portrait.

P01 Sound-in-noise recognition: An international study on a language-independent school-entry hearing screening test
Elien Van den Borre, Sam Denys, Lea Zupan, Wouter Dreschler, Jan de laat, Astrid Van Wieringen, Jan Wouters

P02 Using a spatial speech-in-noise test to assess advanced hearing-aid features
Bhavisha Parmar, Jennifer K. Bizley, Debi Vickers

P03 Effects of asymmetric envelope compression on speech intelligibility and binaural unmasking
Emily Burg, Tanvi Thakkar, Sean Anderson, Matthew Winn, Ruth Litovsky

P04 The effects of background noise, noise reduction and task difficulty on recall
Andreea Micula, Elaine H. N. Ng, Fares El-Azm, Jerker Rönnberg

P05 A new set of superimposed speech features to predict a priori the performance of automatic speech recognition systems
Sébastien Ferreira, Jérôme Farinas, Julien Pinquier, Julie Mauclair, Stéphane Rabant

P06 Listening effort in young children with cochlear implants
Amanda Saksida, Sara Ghiselli, Enrico Muzzi, Eva Orzan

P07 Fully convolutional Wasserstein autoencoder for speech enhancement
Clement Laroche, Rasmus Olsson

P08 Development and testing of a simulated gaze-directed beamformer
John Culling, Patrick Naylor, Emilie D'Olne

P09 How consistently do speakers apply the Lombard speech clarification effect over time?
Chen Shen, Esther Janse

P10 Using sinewave speech to investigate the locus of informational interference during speech-in-noise perception
Sarah Knight, Sven Mattys

P11 Identifying overlapping vowel-consonants following hearing loss: Machine learning of neural representations
Samuel S. Smith, Mark N. Wallace, Joel I. Berger, Michael A. Akeroyd, Christian J. Sumner

P12 Masked speech perception: the effect of age and language background
Linda Taschenberger, Outi Tuomainen, Ryan J. Oakeson, Valerie Hazan

P13 The influence of a physiologically inspired complex compression scheme on perceived listening effort for speech in noise
Saskia M. Waechter, Vinzenz H. Schönfelder, Sarah Voice, Nicholas R. Clark

P14 Cognitive factors contributing to speech-in-noise comprehension: insights from a thousand young, normally-hearing listeners
Alexis Hervais-Adelman, Robert Becker

P15 Speech in noise perception in childhood: Role of modulation filtering and processing efficiency
Irene Lorenzini, Christian Lorenzi, Laurianne Cabrera

P16 Effortful listening under the microscrope: Examining relationships between the task-evoked pupil response and the experience of effort and tiredness from listening
Ronan McGarrigle, Lyndon Rakusen, Sven Mattys

P17 The presence of a social other motivates to invest effort while listening to speech-in-noise
Hidde Pielage, Adriana A. Zekveld, Gabrielle H. Saunders, Niek J. Versfeld, Thomas Lunner, Sophia E. Kramer

P18 Glimpses of what? Effects of varying the substrate while keeping the spectro-temporal mask constant
Martin Cooke, Maria Luisa Garcia Lecumberri

P19 Relationship between objective and subjective evaluation of heavily-distorted speech signals
Mitsunori Mizumachi

P20 The effect of intensity on an EEG-based objective measure of speech intelligibility
Eline Verschueren, Jonas Vanthornhout, Tom Francart

P21 Perceptual adaptation to speech variation when listening to vocoded speech: Preliminary results
Olivier Crouzet, Etienne Gaudrain, Deniz Başkent

P22 Pupil dilation during speech production in noise is modulated by masker type
Maximillian Paulus, Valerie Hazan, Patti Adank

P23 Babble noise augmentation for phone recognition applied to children reading aloud in a classroom environment
Lucile Gelin, Morgane Daniel, Thomas Pellegrini, Julien Pinquier

P24 Speech perception in noise and auditory working memory in vocalists, violinists and non musicians
Priyanka Vijaya Kumar, Rajalakshmi Krishna

P25 Factors affecting the subjective impression of speech intelligibility
William M. Whitmer, David McShefferty

P26 The development of a multimodal communication behaviour capture system
A. Josefine Munch Sørensen, W. Owen Brimijoin

P27 Do state-of-the-art TTS synthesis systems demand high cognitive load under adverse conditions?
Avashna Govender, Cassia Valentini-Botinhao, Simon King

P28 Listening effort in normal-hearing listeners with a cochlear implant vocoder simulation using subjective ratings and EEG measurements
Angelika Kothe, Amy J. Hall, Michael Schulte, Kamil Adiloglu, Axel H. Winneke

P29 Why do you listen to that program? – An analysis of hearing aid program usage in real life
Nadja Schinkel-Bielefeld, Jana Welling, Ann-Elisabeth Krug, Rosa-Linde Fischer

P31 Simultaneous EEG and pupillometry as indicators of listening effort for enhanced speech in adverse conditions
Amy J. Hall, Jan Rennies, Axel Winneke

P32 A generalised recurrent sequence to sequence model for robust and efficient speech recognition
George Sterpu, Christian Saam, Naomi Harte

P33 Fast speech intelligibility estimation using a neural network trained via distillation
Trevor Cox, Yan Tang, Will Bailey

P34 The influence of a physiologically inspired complex compression scheme on speech intelligibility in noise
Saskia M. Waechter, Vinzenz H. Schönfelder, Sarah Voice, Nicholas R. Clark

P35 Can visual capture of sound separate auditory targets from noise?
Chiara Valzolgher, Roberta Sorio, Giuseppe Rabini, Alessandro Farnè, Francesco Pavani

P36 Spatial release from masking in children with auditory processing disorder in virtual and real environments
Katharina Zenke, Stuart Rosen

P37 Comparison of simultaneous measures of pupil dilation, verbal response time and subjective evaluation of listening effort
Chiara Visentin, Chiara Valzolgher, Paola Potente, Francesco Pavani, Nicola Prodi

P38 The effects of working memory load and working memory capacity on online spoken word recognition: evidence from eye movements
Gal Nitsan, Karen Banai, Boaz M. Ben-David

P39 The effects of noise and poor voice quality on spoken language processing in school-aged children: A systematic review
Isabel S. Schiller, Angélique Remacle, Nancy Durieux, Dominique Morsomme

P40 Speech-on-speech perception of musicians and non-musicians: the role of prosodic cues
Elif C. Kaplan, Deniz Başkent , Anita E. Wagner

P41 Spectrotemporal prediction errors support perception of degraded speech
Matthew Davis, Ediz Sohoglu

P42 Practice listening and understanding speech (PLUS): Two novel auditory-cognitive training programs for hearing-impaired listeners
Antje Heinrich, Helen Henshaw, Melanie Ferguson

P43 Good auditory ecology for active and healthy aging
Elisabeth Ingo, Valerie Hazan, Inga Holube, Joerg Bitzer, Mary Rudner

P44 The effects of linguistic variability and CI processing on voice cue perception
Thomas Koelewijn, Floor Arts, Etienne Gaudrain, Terrin N. Tamati, Deniz Başkent

P45 Simulating sensorineural pathologies to help refine their diagnosis
Jacques Grange, John Culling

P46 Machine Learning Challenges to Revolutionise Hearing Device Processing
Simone Graetzer, Trevor Cox, Jon Barker, Michael Akeroyd, John Culling, Graham Naylor

P47 Listening effort and oesophageal speech: An EEG study
Sneha Raman, Axel Winneke, Inma Hernaez, Eva Navas

P48 Listening effort of natural speaking styles
Maria Koutsogiannaki, Olympia Simantiraki, Martin Cooke, Marie Lallier

P49 Selecting laboratory test scenarios
Karolina Smeds, Florian Wolters, Sarah Gotowiec, Petra Herrlin, Josefina Larsson, Martin Dahlquist

P50 Interaction of acoustic and semantic context information on phonetic identification
Loriane Leprieur, Olivier Crouzet, Etienne Gaudrain

P51 Perceptually trained end-to-end FFTNet neural model for single channel speech enhancement
Muhammed P.V. Shifas, Nagaraj Adiga, Vassilis Tsiaras, Yannis Stylianou

P52 Can people with hearing loss benefit from speech training at home?
Maja Serman, Kaja Kallisch

P53 What are some of the challenges in dynamic cocktail party listening?
Moritz Wächtler, Fabian Wenzel, Josef Kessler, Martin Walger, Hartmut Meister

P54 Pupillary correlates of auditory emotion recognition in older hearing-aid users
Julie Kirwan, Anita E. Wagner, Peter Derleth, Julia Rehmann, Deniz Başkent

P55 Static and dynamic cocktail party listening – Effects of age-related hearing loss
Hartmut Meister, Moritz Wächtler, Fabian Wenzel, Josef Kessler, Martin Walger

P56 Evaluation of the performance of a model-based adaptive beamformer
Alastair H. Moore, Rebecca R. Vos, Patrick A. Naylor, Mike Brookes

P57 Comparison of ideal mask-based enhancement methods for highly degraded speech
Simone Graetzer, Carl Hopkins

P57 Studying the effects of background noise on preschool children’s novel word learning using a multi-session paradigm.
Meital Avivi-Reich, Tina M. Grieco-Calub

P58 Measuring the benefit of NELE algorithms for hearing aid users in realistic scenarios with the AFC-MHA platform
Carol Chermaz, Matthias Vormann, Kirsten Wagener, Volker Hohmann

P59 The effect of sound source diffuseness on speech perception in young and older adults
Meital Avivi-Reich, Bruce A. Schneider

P60 Using automatic speech recognition to predict aided speech-in-noise intelligibility
Lionel Fontan, Maxime Le Coz, Jérôme Farinas, Bertrand Segura, Michael Stone, Christian Füllgrabe

P61 Near-end listening enhancement in cars
Enguerrand Gentet, Gaël Richard, Bertrand David, Sébastien Denjean, Vincent Roussarie

P62 Speech in noise perception and sound localization, relationship with pure tone audiometry in unilateral hearing loss
Mariam Alzaher, Mathieu Marx, Pascal Barone

P63 Relating the speech-derived frequency-following response to speech intelligibility in noise
Tijmen Wartenberg, Markus Garrett, Sarah Verhulst

P64 Using fNIRS to explore emotional prosody perception
Ryssa Moffat, David McAlpine, Deniz Başkent, Robert Luke, Lindsey van Yper

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