Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics

Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics

The Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics (SPA) combines competence in different areas of research fields varying from ICT technology to core electrical engineering and its basic phenomena.

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Research

The research conducted in the unit is of highest international quality, in many of these areas, and the cooperation tight with several ICT and other high-tech companies.

With these companies, we boost practical applications that create societal impact.

Metrology Research Institute

Metrology Research Institute focuses on optical radiation measurements and related activities. We do not forecast the weather!

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Signal processing

Our goal is to do world-class signal processing research by focusing on fundamental signal processing theory and methods.

Aalto-yliopisto, liput / kuvaaja: Aino Huovio

Communication acoustics: spatial sound and psychoacoustics

Capturing, transmission, reproduction, synthesis, and perception of sound - these are the fields that interest us in the communication acoustics team.

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Audio signal processing

The Audio Signal Processing Research Group is working on wideband sound technology, which is extensively applicable for example in mobile phones, music technology, and noise control.

Aalto-yliopisto, liput / kuvaaja: Aino Huovio

Speech technology

The Speech Technology research group works on developing new methods and approaches to discovering and processing patterned information within speech and audio signals.

Aalto-yliopisto, liput / kuvaaja: Aino Huovio

Speech communication technology

Speech communication technology aims at describing, explaining and reproducing communication by speech.

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Speech recognition

Our goal is to generally improve the speech recognition methodology with the help of the new algorithms developed in Aalto University. Speech recognition offers challenging benchmarking tasks for efficient algorithms that can process and learn to represent large quantities of data.

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Support and administrative personnel in SPA

News

Aalto University / Salu Ylirisku / photo: Linda Koskinen
Studies Published:

What does a Doctor of Arts do at the School of Electrical Engineering?

Salu Ylirisku, Doctor of Arts, teaches design process and related skills to aspiring engineers at the School of Electrical Engineering.
Osman Yilmaz
Research & Art Published:

Doctoral studies taught Osman Yilmaz the value of trial and error

Senior Researcher and Research Project Manager Osman Yilmaz, whose doctoral degree will be conferred in the ceremonial conferment in June, is now working on 5G at Ericsson.
Aalto University / Matti Alahuhta / photo: Linda Koskinen
Honoured Published:

Who should be the next Electrical Engineering Alumnus of the Year?

Submit your suggestion by 20 September 2019
Aalto University / First year master’s student Oskari Lehtonen / photo: Linda Koskinen
Studies Published:

In the Bachelor’s Programme in Bioinformation Technology, the best thing is getting to solve study tasks together

The broad range of courses offered and the free movement between the different schools enabled Oskari Lehtonen to go deep into the topics that interested him.

Events

Dissertations
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of Speech and Language Technology, Lic.Sc. (Tech.) Tiina Murtola

Title of the thesis is “Investigating vowel production with computational physical modelling and glottal inverse filtering”

Head of department

Jorma Skyttä

Jorma Skyttä

Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics
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Where to find us

Maarintie 8

Maarintie 8, Espoo

Maarintie 8

OIH – Open Innovation House

Address: Maarintie 6
Mon–Fri 8.00–16.00.

Open innovation house

Health Technology House

Address: Otakaari 3 & Rakentajanaukio 2
Mon-Thu 7.45-20.00, Fri 7.45-18.00

Otakaari 3. Aalto University Campus and Real Estate.

Computer Science building

Address: Konemiehentie 2. Mon-Fri 8.00 - 15.30

Tietotekniikan talo, Computer Science Building

A Grid

Address: Otakaari 5
Mon-Fri 8.00-20.00, to members 24/7.

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