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AES Barcelona 2005
Workshop W8 - Hearing Meaning in Machine Listening

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Monday, May 30, 11:00 — 13:00

W8 - Hearing Meaning in Machine Listening

Francis Rumsey, University of Surrey - Guildford, Surrey, UK
Dan Ellis, Columbia University - New York, NY, USA
James Ballas, Naval Research Labs - USA
Jan Berg, LuleƄ University of Technology - PiteƄ, Sweden
Jens Blauert, Ruhr-Universtitaet Bochum - Bochum, Germany
Ute Jekosch, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Troy, NY, USA

In any human listening experience, it is the abstract precepts of objects and their properties that provide the most important elements of the experience, but this aspect is difficult to study and discuss. This workshop brings together several perspectives on how meaning is carried by and constructed from sound, approaching from both signal and from semantic directions. The goal is to inform future developments of automatic systems for both creating meaningful sounds, and extracting the meaning from sounds in a human-like way.

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