10th Speech in Noise Workshop, 11-12 January 2018, Glasgow


This preliminary program may still be subject to change, but the start and end times on each day will not change significantly.

You can also download a preliminrary version of the program and abstract booklet in PDF.

Thursday 11 January 2018
09:0009:30Registration & Coffee
09:4510:15Gaston Hilkhuysen, Mark Huckvale
Speech, Hearing & Phonetic Sciences, University College London, UK
The past, present and future (if any) of speech intelligibility metrics: A review and analysis Abstract
10:1510:45Sarah Knight, Antje Heinrich
Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
The influence of educational attainment on the relationship between auditory and visual inhibition measures and speech-in-noise perception Abstract
10:4511:15Coffee + Poster set up
11:1511:45Lars Bramsløw, Gaurav Naithani, Atefeh Hafez, Tom Barker, Niels Pontoppidan, Tuomas Virtanen
Eriksholm Research Centre, Snekkersten, Denmark
Segregation enhancement for hearing impaired listeners using a deep neural networks separation algorithm Abstract
11:4512:15Tim Griffiths
Institute of Neuroscience, University of Newcastle, UK
Figure-ground analysis relevant to speech in noise perception in health and disease Abstract
12:1512:45Tobias Reichenbach
Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London, UK
Towards a smart hearing aid: Decoding the brain's response to speech Abstract
Edmund Lalor
Lalor Lab for Computational Cognitive Neurophysiology, University of Rochester Medical Centre, NY, US / School of Engineering, Trinity Centre for Bioengineering and Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, Dublin, IE
The effects of attention and visual input on noninvasive electrophysiological indices of natural speech processing at different hierarchical levels Abstract
15:0015:30Michael Richter
Natural Sciences & Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
The impact of motivation on listening effort: Effects of task demand and success importance on cardiovascular correlates of listening effort Abstract
15:3016:00Coffee + Posters
19:0022:00Dinner at Fratelli Sarti (121 Bath Street, G2 2SZ), requires registration
Friday 12 January 2018
13:3014:00Brechtje Post
Phonetics Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
Intonation in speech perception Abstract
14:0013:30Outi Tuomainen
Speech, Hearing & Phonetic Sciences, University College London, UK
Effects of mild age-related hearing loss and background noise on speech communication Abstract
14:3015:00Silke Paulmann
Department of Psychology, University of Essex, UK
Don’t use that tone with me: How emotions and motivations are processed from speech Abstract
15:3016:00Coling Cherry Award -1:
Lea-Maria Schmitt
Institut für Psychologie I, University of Lübeck, DE
Semantic predictability and brain state modulate neural representations of speech in noise Abstract
16:0016:30Carine Signoret
Linnaeus Centre HEAD, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Learning, Linköping University, SE
Semantic representations involvement during degraded speech perception Abstract
16:3017:00Colin Cherry Award 2018 and Closing remarks


P1 Development and evaluation of the Coordinate Response Measure speech-in-noise test as a hearing assessment tool for the Armed Forces
Hannah Domenica Semeraro, Daniel Rowan

P2 Sociolinguistic effects of speaking in masking noise
Sophie Meekings, Danielle Turton, Joel Wallenberg

P3 Challenging listening conditions make understanding Glaswegian /r/ even harder
Robert Lennon, Rachel Smith, Jane Stuart-Smith

P5 The contribution of cognition and hearing loss to individual differences in speech intelligibility in a variety of speech-perception-in-noise tests in younger and older adult listeners
Adam Dryden, Harriet Allen, Helen Henshaw, Antje Heinrich

P6 What we talk about when we talk about speech intelligibility
William M Whitmer, David McShefferty

P7 Listening effort and difficult listening conditions: Lexical processing and neural entrainment with noise and vocoders
Anna Exenberger, Paul Iverson

P8 Effects of noise suppression on spatial release from masking in simulated realistic listening environments
Tim Green, Gaston Hilkhuysen, Mark Huckvale, Stuart Rosen

P9 Do you hear the noise? Influence of background noise level on speech reception
Nina Wardenga, Melanie A. Zokoll, Birger Kollmeier, Hannes Maier

P10 Speech in noise threshold measurements in cochlear implant users
Chris J James, Chadlia Karoui, Mathieu Marx, Marie-Laurence Laborde, Marjorie Tartayre, Carol Algans, Olivier Deguine, Bernard Fraysse

P11 An information-theoretic analysis of auditory features in noisy environments
Lotte Weerts, Dan Goodman, Claudia Clopath

P12 Revision of a binaural model predicting speech intelligibility against envelope-modulated noise interferers
Thibault Vicente, Mathieu Lavandier

P13 Laboratory paired comparisons based on the Common Sound Scenarios (CoSS) framework
Karolina Smeds

P14 Do noise-induced latency shifts of the auditory brainstem response to speech reflect degradation in neural synchrony?
Jessica De Boer, Helen E. Nuttall, Katrin Krumbholz

P15 Relating speech perception in noise to temporal-processing auditory capacities in childhood: effects of typical development and of sensori-neural hearing impairment
Laurianne Cabrera, Lorna Halliday, Christian Lorenzi, Stuart Rosen

P16 Speech-perception-in-noise deficits in dyslexia: a possible method to improve speech perception abilities
Tilde Van Hirtum, Jan Wouters, Pol Ghesquière

P17 Caught by surprise: the effect of unpredictable varying talker location on speech intelligibility and listening effort
Annelies Devesse, Alexander Dudek, Astrid van Wieringen, Jan Wouters

P18 Can biophysically inspired features improve neural network-based speech enhancement?
Deepak Baby, Sarah Verhulst

P19 The pupil dilation response of adults with acquired brain injury during speech processing in noise
Thomas Koelewijn, Sophia E. Kramer

P20 Decoding attention at higher levels of linguistic processing using EEG
Michael P Broderick, Andrew J Anderson, Giovanni M Di Liberto, Edmund C Lalor

P21 The role of offset sensitivity in consonant discrimination in noise
Fatima Ali, Doris-Eva Bamiou, Stuart Rosen, Jennifer F Linden

P22 An assessment of objective intelligibility metrics for signals with low mixture signal-to-noise ratios after enhancement using Ideal Binary Masks
Simone Graetzer, Carl Hopkins

P23 On the dynamics of the preference-performance relation for hearing aid noise reduction
Rosa-Linde Fischer, Kirsten C. Wagener, Matthias Vormann, Tobias Neher

P24 Periodicity is not a factor in making harmonic complexes less effective maskers of speech than noise
Stuart Rosen, Kurt Steinmetzger, David M Perry

P25 A binaural model predicting speech intelligibility in noise for hearing-impaired listeners
Mathieu Lavandier, Jörg M. Buchholz, Baljeet Rana

P26 The role of periodicity in the perception of masked speech with simulated and real cochlear implants
Kurt Steinmetzger, Stuart Rosen

P27 Analysis of the individual listening effort reflected by the pupillary responses during speech perception in noise
Patrycja Książek, Dorothea Wendt, Emina Alickovic, Thomas Lunner

P28 Improving localization in binaural beamforming for hearing aid wearers
Nadja Schinkel-Bielefeld, Christos Oreinos, Homayoun Parsi Kamkar

P30 How do users and non-users of hearing aids differ?
Maike Tahden, Anja Gieseler, Markus Meis, Kirsten C. Wagener, Hans Colonius

P31 Automatic scene classification improves speech perception of CI users in simulated real world listening scenarios
Anja Eichenauer, Uwe Baumann, Tobias Weissgerber

P32 The effects of SNR driven amplitude compression in hearing aids on output SNR and signal envelope distortion
Christophe Lesimple, Miquel Sans

P33 Slope of the performance-intensity function and reaction time for speech in different noise types
Jon Øygarden

P35 Subjective listening effort: Influence of background noise direction and speaker’s gender
Melanie Krueger, Kirsten C. Wagener, Markus Meis, Michael Schulte

P36 A model of concurrent vowel identification without segregation predicts perceptual errors
Samuel S Smith, Ananthakrishna Chintanpalli, Michael G Heinz, Christian J Sumner

P37 Acoustic analyses of vowel variation for the investigation of perceptual adaptation to speaker properties in channel-vocoded speech: preliminary data
Olivier Crouzet, Etienne Gaudrain, Deniz Başkent

P38 Biological inspired MEMS acoustic sensors
Andrew B Reid, Yansheng Zhang, James FC Windmill

P39 The contribution of salient localizable glimpses on speech intelligibility in a multitalker setting with spatially diffuse signals
Esther Schoenmaker, Steven Van de Par

P40 Data-driven discovery of general mechanisms of cortical processing of natural sounds
Moritz J Boos, Jochem W. Rieger, Jörg Lücke

P41 3D printed acoustic metamaterials for small-scale noise control applications
Cecilia Casarini, Ben Tiller, James F.C. Windmill, Joseph C. Jackson

P42 Bio-inspired frequency-adaptive acoustic system
José Guerreiro, Joseph C. Jackson, James F. C. Windmill

P43 Preattentive processing in the spatial unmasking of speech
Benjamin H. Zobel, Lisa D. Sanders, Richard L. Freyman

P44 Speech-in-noise recognition abilities are associated with vocal pitch perception abilities in controls but not in high-functioning autism spectrum disorder
Stefanie Schelinski, Katharina von Kriegstein

P45 Who are you listening to? Towards a dynamic measure of auditory attention to speech-on-speech
Moïra-Phoebé Huet, Christophe Micheyl, Etienne Gaudrain, Etienne Parizet

P46 Effects of global brightness on salience and auditory foreground perception
Francesco Tordini, Albert S. Bregman, Jeremy R. Cooperstock

P47 Encoding of mid-level speech features in MEG responses
Christoph Daube, Robin A. A. Ince, Joachim Gross

P48 How speech statistics limits the number of effective channels in cochlear implants: Implications for sound-coding strategies
Jacques A Grange, Tarik Siebe, Tim Juergens, John F Culling

P49 The spatial speech test of real-world listening for assessing binaural hearing
Deborah A Vickers, Mana Ahnood, Bhavisha Parmar, Jenny Bizley

P50 How the tongue and lips produce clear speech: CVC words with randomised vowels, transcribed by listeners in normal and noisy conditions
James M Scobbie, Joan Ma

P51 Speech perception under eye-controlled and head-controlled directional microphones in a dynamic ‘Cocktail Party’
Ľuboš Hládek, Bernd Porr, Graham Naylor, W. Owen Brimijoin

P52 The effect of the language proficiency of bilingual adults on the Canadian Digit Triplet Test
Josée Lagacé, Christian Giguère, Véronique Vaillancourt, Suzanne Lteif, Sandrine Pelletier-Laroche

P53 Simulating hearing loss in neural networks: Does pre-training on intact speech boost performance on degraded input?
Robert Grimm, Michèle Pettinato

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