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Speech Processing (speech enhancement and noise reduction)
Speech Perception (by normal and hearing-impaired listeners)
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Kehtarnavaz, N., Gopalakrishna, V. and Loizou, P. (2012). "Recursive Computation of the Discrete Wavelet Transform" in LabVIEW: A Developer's guide to real-world integration, (Fairweather, I and Brumfield, A., eds.), CRC Press, Chapter 7.
Hazrati, O. and Loizou, P. (2012). "The combined effects of reverberation and noise on speech intelligibility by cochlear implant listeners," International Journal of Audiology, (in press).[pdf] [Early online].
Hazrati, O. and Loizou, P. (2012). "Tackling the combined effects of reverberation and masking noise using ideal channel selection," J. Speech Lang. Hearing Research., 55, 500-510. [pdf]
Spahr, A., Dorman, M., Litvak, L., Van Wie, S., Gifford, R, Loizou, P., Loiselle, L., Oakes, T. and Cook, S. (2012). "Development and validation of the AzBio sentence lists," Ear Hearing, 33(1), 112-117.[link]
Yousefian, N. and Loizou, P. (2012). "A Dual-Microphone Speech Enhancement Algorithm Based on the Coherence Function," IEEE Trans. Audio, Speech, Language Processing, 20(2), 599-609 [pdf].[Top ten accessed papers in IEEE - as of Dec 2011] [Audio Demos].
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Evaluation of the companding and other noise reduction strategies for cochlear implants 2005 Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, Monterey, CA. P. Loizou, K. Kasturi, L. Turicchia and R. Sarpeshkar (2005).
Noise reduction strategies for cochlear implants 2001 Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, Asilomar, Monterey, CA
Signal processing for cochlear implants and low-rate speech coding 2000 IEEE Workshop on Speech Coding, Delavan, WI, Sept. 2000. (Plenary talk).
Hot topics on speech communication 142nd Acoustical Society of America Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Dec. 2001.
Acoustic simulations of cochlear implants Frontiers in Mathematical and Computational Biology, Dallas, TX, June 2001.
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Many cochlear implant users may soon be able to easily modify the settings on their hearing devices using a smartphone interface, selecting one setting for a bustling restaurant, another for a hushed library. Read More...
Cochlear Implant Pioneer, Professor Lost to Cancer
Loizou, a pioneer in the field of hearing aid and speech enhancement, died Sunday of cancer. He was 46.
Loizou was an internationally known leader in signal and speech processing, speech perception and cochlear implants – electronic medical devices attached to the inner ear of profoundly deaf people that send sound signals to the brain. His algorithms also helped improve the performance of cochlear implants by programming the devices to operate more effectively in a range of listening conditions.
A Cecil H. and Ida Green Professor in Systems Biology Science, Loizou developed an interface that enables smartphones and personal digital assistants, or PDAs, to process acoustic signals, such as speech, through a microphone worn behind an individual’s ear. It sends the processed signals to electrodes implanted in the inner ear. This interface was approved by the Food and Drug Administration, and Loizou was overseeing a clinical trial on the interface. At the time of his death, he was also working on basic scientific research with animals, looking at how the auditory system reacts to electrical stimulation.
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National Institutes of Health (NIH) Shannon award (1998)
Member of NIH Grant Review Panel (AUD Study Section), 2006-2010
Cited in Who's Who in Science and Engineering (1998)
F.V. Hunt Research Fellowship by the Acoustical Society of America (1996)
Intel award for "contributing to the development of the 60172 processor architecture" (1992)
Member of honorary societies: Eta Kappa Nu, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Pi Sigma
More About Me
Dr. Loizou is a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America. He is currently serving as an appointed member of the Auditory System (AUD) Study Section at NIH reviewing R01 applications on the structure and function of the auditory and vestibular systems. He is currently an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering and International Journal of Audiology. He was an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing (1999-2002), IEEE Signal Processing Letters (2006-2009), and is currently a member of the Speech Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society.
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