The Ear Club

Fall 1997

Unless otherwise stated, talks are at 4:00 in the Beach Room (3105 Tolman Hall) at UC Berkeley

9/15 Kyrill Fischer
International Computer Science Inst.
"Modeling the Effects of Forward Masking in Speech"
9/22 Seminar Discussion of the Lyon and Shamma chapter in 'Auditory Computation' (1996)
9/29 Seminar Continued discussion of computational modeling approaches.
10/6 Purvis Bedenbaugh
U.C.San Francisco
"Squirrel Monkey Auditory Cortex"
10/13 Sophie Donnadieu
"Mental Representation of timbre of Complex Tones and Context Effects"
10/20 Mike Kilgard
"Cholingergic Basal Forebrain Stimulation Guides Large-Scale Reorganization of
Adult Primary Auditory Cortex"
11/3 Seminar


Discussion of two recent papers in J. Cariani and Delgutte (1996)
11/10 Jeff Bilmes
International Computer Science Inst.
"Using Mutual Information for Probabilistic Modeling in Speech Recognition"
11/17 Malcolm Slaney
Interval Research, Inc
"Connecting Correlograms to Neurophysiology and Psychoacoustics"
Paper available at
11/24 Dan Ellis
International Computer Science Inst.
"Using speech recognition as a component in computational auditory scene analysis"
12/1 Acoustical Society meeting  
12/8 Ken Grant
Walter Reed Army Hospital
Washington, D.C.
"Top-Down Influences in Auditory-Visual Speech Recognition: Individual differences in
Multi-Modal Integration and in the use of Morpho-Syntactic and Semantic Information"


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