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Workshop on Auditory Neuroscience, Cognition and Modelling 2016

Research workshop, QMUL, London
Wed 17th February 2016, 9:30am-5pm

Workshop Programme

Workshop book of abstracts (PDF)

KEYNOTE TALKS: (click on titles for abstracts)


  • High-level influences on auditory streaming [VIDEO]
    Alexander J. Billig, Matthew H. Davis, Robert P. Carlyon
  • Multiple hypothesis testing on partial coherences: Graphical modelling of Neurological data in EEG/MEG [VIDEO]
    Deborah Schneider-Luftman
  • EEG-based Emotion Detection in Music Listening [VIDEO]
    Rafael Ramirez, Zacharias Vamvakousis, Sergio Giraldo


  • Investigating the role of auditory and cognitive factors for various speech-perception-in-noise situations in older listeners [VIDEO]
    Sarah Knight and Antje Heinrich
  • Contextual effects on the neural encoding of speech sounds [VIDEO]
    S. Rutten, R. Santoro, A. Hervais-Adelman, E. Formisano, and N. Golestani
  • Phonological Model for Automatic Recognition of Continuous Speech [VIDEO]
    Vipul Arora, Aditi Lahiri and Henning Reetz

POSTER PRESENTATIONS (12:10-13:30, 15:30-16:00)

  • Shared acoustic codes underlie emotional communication in Music and Speech – Evidence from Machine Learning
    Eduardo Coutinho
  • Analysis of spectral correlates of violin timbre quality in relation to experts’ subjective ratings
    Ewa Łukasik
  • Analysis of envelope following responses to natural vowels using a Fourier analyzer
    Frederique J Vanheusden, Steven L Bell and David M Simpson
  • Feature Extraction Based on Auditory Image Model for Noise-Robust Automatic Speech Recognition
    X. Yang, M. Karbasi, S. Bleeck, and D. Kolossa
  • Adaptive Frequency Neural Networks for Dynamic Pulse and Metre Perception
    Andrew Lambert, Tillman Weyde, and Newton Armstrong
  • Compensation for spectral and temporal envelope distortion caused by transmission channel acoustics
    Cleo Pike, Amy V Beeston, Tim Brookes, Guy J Brown, and Russell Mason
  • Using auditory brainstem responses (ABRs) to measure hearing loss-induced increases in neural gain and its implications with tinnitus
    A.J Hardy, J. de Boer, and Katrin Krumbholz
  • A mobile-based platform for evaluating localisation of virtual sound sources (poster+demo)
    Mark Steadman and Lorenzo Picinali
  • A model-based EEG approach for investigating the hierarchical nature of continuous speech processing
    Giovanni M. Di Liberto, Michael J. Crosse, and Edmund C. Lalor
  • Towards a Library of Musical Core-Signals
    Clara Hollomey
  • Functional neural modelling of just noticeable difference in interaural time detection for normal hearing and bilateral cochlear implant users
    Andreas N. Prokopiou, Jan Wouters, and Tom Francart
  • Sensitivity to the statistics of rapid, stochastic tone sequences
    Sijia Zhao, Marcus Pearce, Fred Dick, and Maria Chait
  • A meta-analysis and systematic review of perceptual studies of high resolution audio discrimination
    Joshua D. Reiss
  • Does adaptation sharpen frequency representation in auditory cortex?
    Oscar Woolnough, Jessica de Boer, Katrin Krumbholz, Rob Mill, and Chris Sumner
  • Perceiving auditory streams for instrumental and vocal music: the effects of prior knowledge and frequency separation
    Sandra Quinn and Eliza Mclaughlin
  • Stimulus predictability dynamically modulates neural gain in the auditory processing stream
    Ryszard Auksztulewicz, Nicolas Barascud, Gerald Cooray, Maria Chait, and Karl Friston
  • Automatic identification of musical schemata via symbolic fingerprinting and temporal filters
    Andreas Katsiavalos, Tom Collins, and Bret Battey
  • Can the non-human primate core-belt model be applied to the human auditory cortex? Evidence from functional and structural MRI at 7 Tesla
    Julien Besle, Olivier Mougin, Rosa Sanchez-Panchuelo, Penny Gowland, Richard Bowtell, Sue Francis, and Katrin Krumbholz
  • Validation of a new open-source platform for real-time emotional speech transformation
    Laura Rachman
  • The reduced GABA concentration with absolute pitch possessors revealed by Magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    Tomoya Nakai, Hiroaki Maeshima, Chihiro Hosoda, and Kazuo Okanoya
  • Rising to the challenge: modelling transfer learning of polyphonic musical structure
    Reinier de Valk and Tillman Weyde
  • Comparison of reaction time measurement and Yes/no question paradigm regarding the perception of spatial coherence
    Hanne Stenzel and Philip J. B. Jackson
  • EEG-powered Soundtrack for Interactive Theatre
    Grigore Burloiu, Alexandru Berceanu, and Cătălin Crețu

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