Publications

Journal Articles

Bag-of-Features Methods for Acoustic Event Detection and Classification
Rene Grzeszick, Axel Plinge,Gernot A. Fink
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing 25(6), pages 1242-1252, June 2017 [code]

Passive online geometry calibration of acoustic sensor networks
Axel Plinge, Gernot A. Fink, Sharon Gannot
IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 24(3), pages 324-328, March 2017   [code]

Acoustic Microphone Geometry Calibration: An Overview and Experimental Evaluation of State-of-the-Art Algorithms
Axel Plinge, Florian Jacob, Reinhold Haeb-Umbach, Gernot A. Fink
IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 33(4), pages 14-29, July 2016

Spatial Orienting of Attention in Stereo Depth
Dieter Bauer, Axel Plinge, Walter H. Ehrenstein, Gerhard Rinkenauer, Marc Grosjean
Psychological Research, 76(6), pages 730-735, 2012

Conference Proceedings

Blind Microphone Geometry Calibration Using One Reverberant Speech Event
Ofer Shwartz, Axel Plinge, Emanuël A. P. Habets, Sharon Gannot
IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics, New Paltz, New York, U.S.A., October 2017

Evaluation of Binaural Reproduction Systems from Behavioral Patterns in a Six-Degrees-of-Freedom Wayfinding Task
Olli Rummukainen, Sebastian Schlecht, Axel Plinge, Emanuel A. P. Habets
International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience,
Erfurt, Germany, June 2017

Bag-of-Features Acoustic Event Detection for Sensor Networks
Julian Kürby, Rene Grzeszick, Axel Plinge, Gernot A. Fink
Detection and Classification of Acoustic Scenes and Events Workshop, pages 55-59, Budapest, Hungary, 2016

Multi-microphone Speech Enhancement Informed by Auditory Scene Analysis
Axel Plinge, Sharon Gannot
IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2016

Temporal Acoustic Words for Online Acoustic Event Detection
Rene Grzeszick, Axel Plinge, Gernot A. Fink
German Conf. Pattern Recognition, Aachen, Germany, 2015

Multi-Speaker Tracking using Multiple Distributed Microphone Arrays
Axel Plinge, Gernot A. Fink
IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, pages 614-618, 2014

A Bag-of-Features Approach to Acoustic Event Detection
Axel Plinge, Rene Grzeszick, Gernot A. Fink
IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, pages 3704-3708, 2014 [code] [dataset]

Geometry Calibration of Distributed Microphone Arrays Exploiting Audio-Visual Correspondences
Axel Plinge, Gernot A. Fink
European Signal Processing Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, pages 116-120, 2014

Geometry Calibration of Multiple Microphone Arrays in Highly Reverberant Environments
Axel Plinge, Gernot A. Fink
International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement, Antibes — Juan les Pins, France, pages 243-247, 2014

Online Multi-Speaker Tracking Using Multiple Microphone Arrays Informed by Auditory Scene Analysis
Axel Plinge, Gernot A. Fink
European Signal Processing Conference, Marrakesh, Morocco, 2013

Reverberation-Robust Online Multi-Speaker Tracking by using a Microphone Array and CASA Processing
Axel Plinge, Marius H. Hennecke, Gernot A. Fink
International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement, Aachen, Germany, 2012 [dataset]

Multiple Speaker Tracking using a Microphone Array by Combining Auditory Processing and a Gaussian Mixture Cardinalized Probability Hypothesis Density Filter
Axel Plinge, Daniel Hauschildt, Marius H. Hennecke, Gernot A. Fink
IEEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Prague, Czech Republic, pages 2476-2479, 2011 [dataset]

Robust Neuro-Fuzzy Speaker Localization Using a Circular Microphone Array
Axel Plinge, Marius H. Hennecke, Gernot A. Fink
International Workshop on Acoustic Echo and Noise Control, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2010

Cueing in cyclopean space
Walter H. Ehrenstein, Dieter Bauer, Axel Plinge
Perception 37 ECVP, 2000

A system for control of hearing instrument selection and adjustment based on evaluation of correct transmision of speech elements and features
Axel Plinge, Dieter Bauer
Conference on Assistive Technology for Vision and Hearing Impaired, Granada, Spain, 2007

Tools and Strategies for Fitting a Wearable Frication Transposer to the Needs of Severely Hearing Impaired People
Dieter Bauer, Axel Plinge
Assistive Technology – From Virtuality to Reality, ISBN 1586035436, 2005

Genesis of wearable DSP structures for selective speech enhancement and replacement to compensate severe hearing deficits
Axel Plinge, Dieter Bauer
Assistive Technology – From Virtuality to Reality, ISBN 1586035436, 2005

Assisitve Technology for People with Imparied Hearing
Dieter Bauer, Axel Plinge
Conference and Workshop on Assistive Technologies for People with Vision and Hearing Impairments, Granada, Spain, 2004

Providing Speech Enhancement and Replacement for Persons with Severely Impaired Hearing
Axel Plinge, Dieter Bauer
Conference and Workshop on Assistive Technologies for People with Vision and Hearing Impairments, Granada, Spain, 2004

Compensation of Severe Sensory Hearing Deficits. Re-Sampling Versus Re-Synthesis
Dieter Bauer, Axel Plinge, Walter H. Ehrenstein
Assistive Technology – Shaping the Future, pages 522-526, 2003

Introducing Restoration of Selectivity in Hearing Instrument Design Through Phoneme Spotting
Axel Plinge, Dieter Bauer
Assistive Technology – Shaping the Future, 2003

Selective Phoneme Spotting for Realization of an /s, z, C, t/ Transposer
Dieter Bauer, Axel Plinge
Int. Conf. on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, Linz, Austria, 2002

Towards a better, a “physiological” compensation of severe sensory auditory deficits: added value through digital processing
Dieter Bauer, Axel Plinge
Conference on Assistive Technology for Vision and Hearing Impaired, Granada, Spain, 2002

Speech Enhancement and Replacement for Severely Hearing Impaired Persons by Digital Processing
Axel Plinge, Dieter Bauer
Conference on Assistive Technology for Vision and Hearing Impaired, Granada, Spain, 2002

Towards a Wearable Frication Transposer for Severely Hearing Impaired Persons — Based on Digital Processing Techniques
Dieter Bauer, Axel Plinge, Martin Finke
Assitive Technology – Added Value to the Quality of Life, Ljubljana, Slovenia, pages 449-454, 2001

Telecommunication Adapter For Hearing Aid Wearers – with extensions
Martin Finke, Dieter Bauer, Axel Plinge
Assitive Technology – Added Value to the Quality of Life, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2001

Intelligibility enhancement of human speech for severely hearing impaired persons by dedicated digital processing
Axel Plinge, Dieter Bauer, Martin Finke
Assitive Technology – Added Value to the Quality of Life, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2001