11th Speech in Noise Workshop, 10-11 January 2019, Ghent, BE


Here you can download the programme as a pdf file.

Thursday 10 January 2019
08:3009:00Registration, Poster setup & Coffee
09:1509:45Sabine Hochmuth, Anna Warzybok
Oldenburg University, Germany
Interaction of hearing impairment, language, and talker on speech recognition Abstract
09:4510:15Lotte Weerts, Claudia Clopath, Dan Goodman
Imperial College London, UK
Discovering the building blocks of hearing: a data-driven approach Abstract
10:1510:45Deepak Baby, Sarah Verhulst
Dept. Information Technology, Ghent University, Belgium
End-to-end speech enhancement models using deep learning Abstract
10:4511:15Coffee, Picture and Poster set up
11:1511:45Richard Hendriks
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Speech intelligibility prediction – The story continues Abstract
11:4512:15Jacques Grange, Ray Meddis, John Culling
Cardiff University, UK
Meta adaption at the auditory-nerve level and its implications for speech intelligibility Abstract
12:1512:30Enrique Lopez-Poveda
University of Salamanca, Spain
Tribute to the life and work of Prof. Ray Meddis Abstract
13:3014:30Stéphane F. Maison
Department of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School - Eaton-Peabody Laboratories, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
Cochlear synaptopathy and speech-in-noise deficits in normal hearing listeners Abstract
14:3015:00Enrique Lopez-Poveda, Peter T Johannesen, Byanka C. Buzo
University of Salamanca, Spain
Evidence for age-related cochlear synaptopathy in humans unconnected to speech-in-noise intelligibility deficits Abstract
15:0015:15Coffee / Drinks
15:1517:30Poster session 1 – even numbered posters – with beverages
19:30...Dinner at Bar Mirwaar (Burgstraat 59), requires registration
Friday 12 January 2018
09:0011:30Poster session 2 – odd numbered posters – with coffee
11:3012:00Anna Maria Alexandrou
Aalto University, Finland
Does cortical entrainment exist? What we can learn from studying perception of naturalistic speech Abstract
12:0012:30Jonas Obleser
Dept. of psychology, University of Luebeck, Germany
Adaptive neural states and traits at the cocktail party Abstract
14:0014:30Maëva Garnier, Lucie Ménard, Boris Alexandre
Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Grenoble INP, GIPSA-lab, FR
Do speakers make an active use of the visual modality when communicating in noise? Abstract
14:3015:00Leanne Nagels, Etienne Gaudrain, Debi Vickers, Petra Hendriks, Deniz Başkent
Department of Otorhinolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
School-age children’s development in sensitivity to voice gender cues is asymmetric Abstract
15:3016:00Anna Exenberger
UCL, London, UK
Auditory processing for speech in noise is enhanced in hearing aid users Abstract
16:0016:30Chris James
Cochlear France SAS, Toulouse, France
Heterogeneity in speech-in-noise recognition by CI listeners Abstract
16:3017:00Colin Cherry Award 2019, Next SPIN meeting and Closing remarks


Poster sessions will be:

  • Thursday, 15:00-17:30, even numbered posters
  • Friday, 9:00-11:30, odd numbered posters

The poster format is A0 portrait.

P02 Neurophysiological and subjective measures of listening effort
Axel H. Winneke, Manuela Jäger, Melanie Krüger, Michael Schulte

P03 Eye gaze steering works miracles for hearing aid users in noisy enviroments
Renskje K. Hietkamp, Sergi Rotger-Griful, Sedsel Brøndum Lange, Carina Graversen, Tanveer Bhuyian, Antoine Favre-Félix, Thomas Lunner

P04 The perception of dynamic pitch in speech and non-speech
Hae-Sung Jeon, Antje Heinrich

P05 Automatic evaluation of children reading aloud in babble noise of classroom context
Morgane Daniel, Lucile Gelin

P06 A model predicting the effect of hearing impairment on binaural speech intelligibility in noise
Thibault Vicente, Mathieu Lavandier, Jorg M. Buchholz

P07 Consequences of cochlear synaptopathy in noise-exposed adults
Tim Schoof, Tim Green, Stuart Rosen

P08 On the use of response time in a single-task paradigm to evaluate listening effort in noisy and reverberant conditions
Chiara Visentin, Nicola Prodi

P09 Are musicians at an advantage when processing speech on speech?
Elif Canseza Kaplan, Anita Wagner, Deniz Baskent

P11 Linking audiovisual integration to audiovisual speech-in-noise performance
Anja Gieseler, Stephanie Rosemann, Maike Tahden, Christiane Thiel, Hans Colonius

P12 Hidden hearing loss and selective attention in the brainstem
Marina Saiz Alia, Tobias Reichenbach

P13 Setting the scene: speech understanding and listening effort in virtual scenarios
Annelies Devesse, Astrid van Wieringen, Jan Wouters

P14 Effects of limited attenuation and signal replay on ideal binary masked speech with very low mixture SNRs
Simone Graetzer, Carl Hopkins

P15 Modelling binaural speech intelligibility against a harmonic masker
Luna Prud'homme, Mathieu Lavandier, Virginia Best

P16 The effect of cognitive noise on duration, intensity and pitch discrimination of a synthesised vocoid
Faith Chiu, Lyndon L Rakusen, Sven L Mattys

P17 Auditory emotion recognition: Insight from affective speech, music and vocalisations
Julie Kirwan, Anita Wagner, Deniz Başkent

P18 Differences in pitch in native and non-native speech in noise
Katherine Marcoux, Mirjam Ernestus

P19 Task-dependent decoding and encoding of sounds in natural auditory scenes based on modulation transfer functions
Lars Hausfeld, Giancarlo Valente, Federico De Martino, Elia Formisano

P20 The effects of ceiling height and absorber placement on speech intelligibility in simulated restaurants
John F. Culling

P21 SpiNNak-Ear — Auditory pathway simulation on neuromorphic hardware
Robert James, Jim Garside

P22 Investigating the role of linguistic information in perception of voice cues
Floor Arts, Etienne Gaudrain, Terrin N. Tamati, Deniz Başkent

P23 Brain monitoring of distraction from speech in noisy context using EEG
Ehsan Eqlimi, Dick Botteldooren, Annelies Bockstael

P24 The combined predictive value of multiple cognitive abilities for speech-in-noise perception by older adults
Antje Heinrich, Sarah Knight

P25 Computational model for the modulation of speech-in-noise comprehension through transcranial electrical stimulation
Mikolaj A. Kegler, Tobias Reichenbach

P26 Using multimodal imaging techniques to study effects of auditory training in older adults
Guangting Mai, Ilias Tachtsidis, Peter Howell

P27 The role of talker acoustics for intelligibility and effort in adverse listening conditions
Maximillian Paulus, Patti Adank, Valerie Hazan, Anita Wagner

P28 Effects of temporally fluctuating maskers on speech production and communication
Julie Saigusa, Valerie Hazan

P29 Effects of energetic and informational masking on interactive speech communication in younger and older adults
Outi Tuomainen, Linda Taschenberger, Valerie Hazan

P30 Studying effects of vibrotactile stimulation on the neural tracking and intelligibility of continuous auditory speech
Lars Riecke, Sophia Snipes, Sander van Bree, Amanda Kaas, Lars Hausfeld

P31 Brain's temporal response function: Can it be improved with behavioural account of attended stream?
Moïra-Phoebé Huet, Christophe Micheyl, Etienne Gaudrain, Etienne Parizet

P32 Switching attention and integration of binaural information: Examining the effects of masker types and binaural listening on perception of interrupted speech in noise
Shiran Koifman, Stuart Rosen

P33 Try harder! The influence of evaluative feedback on the pupil dilation response, saliva-cortisol, and saliva alpha-amylase levels during listening
Adriana A. Zekveld, Hannah van Scheepen, Niek J. Versfeld, Charlotte E. Teunissen, Sophia E. Kramer

P34 Coping with noise at multiple levels: Auditory cortical and lexical effects of maskers for native and non-native listeners
Jieun Song, Luke Martin, Paul Iverson

P35 Effect of sentence complexity, amplification, and hearing loss on the psychometric function obtained from adaptive speech-in-noise tests
Christophe Lesimple, Julie Tantau, Barbara Simon

P36 Quantifying listening effort: who tells what?
Annelies Bockstael, Thomas Koelewijn, Aarlenne Khan, Albert Guillemette, Jean-Pierre Gagné

P37 Exploring speech envelope enhancement for auditory intervention in children with dyslexia
Tilde Van Hirtum, Arturo Moncada-Torres, Pol Ghesquière, Jan Wouters

P38 ‘Normal’ hearing thresholds and figure-ground perception explain significant variability in speech-in-noise performance
Emma Holmes, Timothy Griffiths

P39 Towards improving the speech recognition of cochlear implant users by identification and deactivation of less informative channels
Ladan Zamaninezhad, Volker Hohmann, Tim Jürgens

P40 Hearing aid use, audiovisual integration, and speech performance: probing the interplay
Hans Colonius, Maike Tahden, Anja Gieseler, Stephanie Rosemann, Christiane Thiel

P41 Relating speech perception in noise to temporal-processing auditory capacities
Laurianne Cabrera

P42 Hard to Say, Hard to See? Speech-in-noise discrimination at different levels of sensorimotor proficiency
Irene Lorenzini, Anna Maria Chilosi

P43 Speaker and speech dependence in a deep neural networks speech separation algorithm
Lars Bramsløw, Christian Grant, Gaurav Naithani, Tuomas Virtanen, Niels Pontoppidan

P44 The influence of motives on the perceived communication success – A qualitative investigation
Rosa-Linde Fischer, Kati Wiedenbrüg, Ronny Hannemann

P45 Machine learning for Audio Scene Analysis
David Greenberg, Khaldoon Al-Naimi, Greg White

P46 Effects of hearing-aid amplification on consonant audibility and forward masking
Borys Kowalewski, Johannes Zaar, Michal Fereczkowski, Ewen MacDonald, Olaf Strelcyk, Tobias May, Torsten Dau

P47 Neural processing of speech in children with sensorineural hearing loss
Axelle Calcus, Stuart Rosen, Lorna Halliday

P48 Speech intelligibility with symmetrically-placed interferers for German- and Mandarin- speaking listeners in anechoic and reverberant conditions
Hongmei Hu, Thomas Biberger, Stephan Ewert

P49 Class-like speech audiometry for the clinical evaluation of school aged CI users
Stefanie Krijger, Ingeborg Dhooge, Martine Coene, Paul Govaerts

P50 Mechanisms of spectro-temporal modulation detection and discrimination in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners
Emmanuel Ponsot, Léo Varnet, Shihab A. Shamma, Nicolas Wallaert, Peter Neri

P51 Characterizing early markers of degraded speech encoding: temporal fine structure and envelope cues
Tijmen Wartenberg, Sarah Verhulst

P52 Assessing and reducing listening effort of listening to speech in adverse conditions
Amy J Hall, Jan Rennies-Hochmuth, Axel H Winneke

P53 Comparing approaches towards robust voice activity detection in noise
Ferdinand Fuhrmann, Christina Leitner, Franz Graf

P54 Auditory and non-auditory factors contributing to the benefit of amplification
Maike A. S. Tahden, Anja Gieseler, Christiane Thiel, Kirsten C. Wagener, Thomas Brand, Hans Colonius

P55 Prediction of speech intelligibility with deep neural networks and automatic speech recognition: Influence of training noise on model predictions
Jana Roßbach, Birger Kollmeier, Bernd T. Meyer

P56 A Theory-based treatment of the potential contribution to anti-masking by inhibition from type-II neurons in the dorsal cochlear nucleus: modeling and simulation
Tzu-Chi Liu, Yi-Wen Liu

P57 Neural network dynamics of speech comprehension – the role of the angular gyrus
Anna U. Rysop, Lea-Maria Schmitt, Jonas Obleser, Gesa Hartwigsen

P58 Listening effort during non-native speech perception in noise
Giulia Borghini, Valerie Hazan

P59 Static and dynamic multitalker listening – the contribution of different types of attention
Hartmut Meister

P60 Development of speech in noise and reverberation test with multichannel auralizations.
Antti Kuusinen, Ville Sivonen, Tapio Lokki, Antti Aarnisalo

P61 Intelligent games in audiological rehabilitation: the Pirates game
Sara Magits, Sam Denys, Tom Francart, Jan Wouters, Astrid van Wieringen

P62 A new measure to predict the a priori performance of automatic transcription systems on reverberated speech
Sébastien Ferreira, Julien Pinquier, Jérôme Farinas, Julie Mauclair, Rabant Stéphane

P63 Using automatic speech recognition for the prediction of impaired speech identification
Lionel Fontan, Imed Laaridh, Jérôme Farinas, Julien Pinquier, Maxime Le Coz, Christian Füllgrabe

P64 Group conversations: How speech, movement, and gaze behaviours of hearing impaired triads change when conversing in noisy environments
Lauren V Hadley, William M Whitmer, Graham Naylor

P65 Evaluation of different hearing aid couplings in every day life with Ecological Momentary Assessment
Nadja Schinkel-Bielefeld, Ulrich Giese

P66 Finding the sweet spot for phoneme in noise training
Maja Serman, Kaja Kallisch, Alina Mosebach, Ulrich Giese

P67 Performance prediction of the binaural MVDR beamformer with partial noise estimation using a binaural speech intelligibility model
Christopher F. Hauth, Nico Gößling, Simon Doclo, Thomas Brand

P68 Blind modelling of binaural unmasking for binaural speech intelligibility modelling at positive and negative SNRs
Christopher F. Hauth, Thomas Brand

P69 A realistic test platform for near end listening enhancement
Carol Chermaz, Cassia Valentini-Botinhao, Henning Schepker, Simon King

P70 Digits recognition in noise in school-aged population: effect of age, gender and number of spoken languages
Josée Lagacé, Christian Giguère, Lauren Desormeau, Alexandra Cameron, Véronique Vaillancourt

P71 On the articulation between acoustic and semantic uncertainty in speech perception: Investigating the interaction between sources of information in perceptual classification.
Olivier Crouzet, Etienne Gaudrain

P72 Comparison of binaural MVDR-based beamforming algorithms using an external microphone
Nico Gößling, Simon Doclo

P73 Subjective evaluation of signal-dependent partial noise estimation algorithms for binaural hearing aids
Jonas Klug, Nico Gößling, Simon Doclo

P74 The effect of acoustic and semantic cues on speech recognition in noise
Kirsten Meemann, Rajka Smiljanic

P76 The effect of stimulus choice on an EEG-based objective measure of speech intelligibility
Eline Verschueren, Jonas Vanthornhout, Tom Francart

P77 Do you understand the teacher? Case study: the effect of background noise and vocal effort on speech intelligibility in a classroom of a primary school
Berdien De Herdt, Michel Schellens

P78 The role of non-linear processing in the prediction of speech intelligibility of hearing impaired listeners
Helia Relano-Iborra, Johannes Zaar, Torsten Dau

P79 Characterizing the role of hearing loss in comodulation masking release
Paolo A. Mesiano, Johannes Zaar, Boris Kowalewski, Torsten Dau

P80 Task dialogue between normal-hearing and hearing-impaired talkers in quiet and noise
A Josefine Sørensen, Ewen N MacDonald, Thomas Lunner

P81 Speech & background levels in a realistic sound environment
Naim Mansour, Marton Marschall, Adam Westermann, Tobias May, Torsten Dau

P82 Relationships between envelope-following responses and speech intelligibility in noise: early markers of impaired hearing?
Markus Garrett, Viacheslav Vasilkov, Stefan Uppenkamp, Sarah Verhulst

P83 The effect of impaired speaker’s voice and noise on children's spoken language processing
Isabel Schiller, Dominique Morsomme, Malte Kob, Angélique Remacle

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