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What makes audio event detection harder than classification?

Phan, Huy, Koch, P., Katzberg, F., Maass, Marco, Mazur, M., McLoughlin, Ian Vince, Mertins, A. (2017) What makes audio event detection harder than classification? In: 2017 25th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO). . IEEE ISBN 978-0-9928626-7-1. (doi:10.23919/EUSIPCO.2017.8081709) (KAR id:66057)

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Abstract

Audio event classification and detection (AEC/D) have been an active field of research in recent years [1]–[3]. So far, beside a majority of works focusing on the improving overall performance in terms of accuracy [2], [1], [4], [5], many other aspects have also been studied, including noise robustness [6]–[7], [8], overlapping event handling [9], [10], [11], [12], early event detection [13], multi-channel fusion [14], as well as generic representation [15]. However, little attention has been paid to the important aspect of event detection systems on continuous streams: false positive reduction. False positives, i.e., event instances that are spuriously detected by a detection system, and subsequently draw attention to them, are arguably one of the most important problems faced by different applications like ambient intelligence and surveillance. To the best knowledge of the authors, this is the first work explicitly addressing this problem.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Proceeding)
DOI/Identification number: 10.23919/EUSIPCO.2017.8081709
Uncontrolled keywords: audio signal processing, feature extraction, object detection, pattern classification, signal classification, signal detection
Subjects: T Technology
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Ian McLoughlin
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2018 11:21 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 20:16 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/66057 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Phan, Huy: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4096-785X
McLoughlin, Ian Vince: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7111-2008
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