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Lukas Drude

The HNI Forum is an interdisciplinary lecture series dealing with current research topics relevant to the Heinz Nixdorf Institute. The edition on April 20, 2023, was organized and moderated by Prof. Häb-Umbach and focused on recent developments in the field of machine processing of speech and audio signals.

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We warmly welcome Alexander Werning and Frederik Rautenberg as new staff members at the Department of Communications Engineering.

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On the International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC), which took place from September 5-8, 2022 in Bamberg, Germany, Tobias Cord-Landwehr, doctoral student at the Department of Communications Engineering, Paderborn University, was awarded the Best Student Paper Award.

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A view on the attendants of the keynote talk by Prof. Virtanen

On September 5, 2022, the scientific workshop entitled "Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Spatially Distributed Microphones" was held in Bamberg, Germany. The event was jointly organized by the DFG Research Unit FOR 2457 “Acoustic Sensor Networks (ASN)”, whose spokesperson is Prof. Reinhold Häb-Umbach, and the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions European Training Network “Service-Oriented, Ubiquitous, Network-Driven Sound" (SOUNDS) headed by…

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Anita Hüser

Communications Engineering / Heinz Nixdorf Institute

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