Noam Shabtai

Noam Shabtai

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel.

Tel: +972 8 6428376
Email: shabtay@ee.bgu.ac.il
Acoustics Lab
BGU, Marcus Family Campus,
Building 33, Room 428.

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[1] N. R. Shabtai Advances in Speech Recognition, ISBN 978-953-7619-X-X, 2010.

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[2] N. R. Shabtai, B. Rafaely and Y. Zigel, Advances in Speech Recognition, "The Effect of Reverberation on Optimal GMM order and CMS Performance in Speaker Verification," chapter 3, pages 37-50, ISBN 978-953-7619-X-X 2010.

Journals:

[3] N. R. Shabtai and B. Rafaely, "Generalized Spherical Array Beamforming for Binaural Speech Reproduction," IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, (in press), 2013.
[4] N. R. Shabtai, Y. Zigel and B. Rafaely, ``Towards Room-Volume Classification from Reverberant Speech using Room-Volume Feature Extraction and Room-Acoustics Parameters,'' Acta Acoustica united with Acoustica, vol. 99 no. 4, pp. 658-669(12) Jul/Aug 2013.
[5] N. R. Shabtai, B. Rafaely and Y. Zigel, "The effect of room characteristics on the performance of cepstral mean subtraction applied to speaker verification," Applied Acoustics, vol. 72(2-3), pp. 124-126, Feb. 2011.
[6] N. R. Shabtai, Y. Zigel and B. Rafaely, "Room volume identification from room impulse response using statistical pattern recognition and feature selection," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 128 no. 3, pp. 1155-1162, Sept. 2010.

Full Length Conference Proceedings:

[7] N. R. Shabtai and B. Rafaely, ``Spherical Array Processing with Binaural Sound Reproduction for Improved Speech Intelligibility,'' in Proc. 21st International Congress on Acoustics (ICA 2013), Montreal, Canada, 2013, vol. 19, pp. 1-5.
[8] N. R. Shabtai and B. Rafaely, ``Binaural Sound Reproduction Beamforming using Spherical Microphone Arrays.'' in Proc. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2013), Vancouver, Canada, 2013.
[9] N. R. Shabtai and B. Rafaely, ``Spherical Array Beamforming for Binaural Sound Reproduction,'' in Proc. IEEE 27th Convention of Electrical and Electronic Engineers in Israel (IEEEI 2012), Eilat, Israel, 2012, pp.1-5.
[10] N. R. Shabtai, Y. Zigel and B. Rafaely, ``Room Volume identification from Reverberant Speech,'' in Proc. 2010 International Workshop on Acoustic Echo and Noise Control (IWAENC 2010), Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2010.
[11] N. R. Shabtai, Y. Zigel and B. Rafaely, ``Feature selection for room volume identification from Room Impulse Response,'' in Proc. 2009 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA 2009), New Paltz, NY, USA, 2009, pp. 249-252.
[12] N. R. Shabtai, Y. Zigel and B. Rafaely, ``Estimating the Room Volume from Room Impulse Response via Hypothesis Verification Approach,'' in Proc. 15th IEEE/SP Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing (SSP 2009), Cardiff, Wales, UK, 2009, pp. 717-720.
[13] N. R. Shabtai, Y. Zigel and B. Rafaely, ``The effect of room parameters on speaker verification using reverberant speech,'' in Proc. IEEE 25th Convention of Electrical and Electronic Engineers in Israel (IEEEI 2008), Eilat, Israel, 2008, pp. 231-235.
[14] N. R. Shabtai, Y. Zigel and B. Rafaely, ``The effect of GMM order and CMS on speaker recognition with reverberant speech,'' in Proc. 2008 Joint Workshop on Hands-Free Speech Communication and Microphone Arrays (HSCMA 2008), Trento, Italy, 2008, pp. 144-147.

Abstracts:

[15] N. R. Shabtai and B. Rafaely, "Spherical Array Beamforming for Binaural Sound Reproduction," in Acoustics and Audio 2012, Poster Session, Sep. 13, 2012, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.
[16] N. R. Shabtai, Y. Zigel and B. Rafaely, "The effect of GMM order and CMS on speaker recognition with reverberant speech," in Speech Technologies Seminar 2008, Poster Session, Jul. 02, 2008, IBM Haifa Research Lab, Haifa, Israel.

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