Acoustic Event Mixing to Multichannel AMI Data for Distant Speech Recognition and Acoustic Event Classification Benchmarking

@inproceedings{Astapov2019AcousticEM,
  title={Acoustic Event Mixing to Multichannel AMI Data for Distant Speech Recognition and Acoustic Event Classification Benchmarking},
  author={Sergei Astapov and Gleb I Svirskiy and Aleksandr Lavrentyev and Tatyana Prisyach and Dmitriy Popov and Dmitriy Ubskiy and Vladimir Kabarov},
  booktitle={SPECOM},
  year={2019}
}
Currently, the quality of Distant Speech Recognition (DSR) systems cannot match the quality of speech recognition on clean speech acquired by close-talking microphones. The main problems behind DSR are situated with the far field nature of data, one of which is unpredictable occurrence of acoustic events and scenes, which distort the signal’s speech component. Application of acoustic event detection and classification (AEC) in conjunction with DSR can benefit speech enhancement and improve DSR… 
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