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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Alvarinaukio Kuva: Mikko Raskinen / Aalto-yliopisto

Open positions in SPA

 

 

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.

Aalto University / Communication acoustics / photo: Ville Pulkki

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.

Support and administrative personnel in SPA

News

Aalto University / Scientist Pi's show / photo: Annamari Tolonen
University Published:

Science and technology entertained three generations on Family Day

The Family Day event introduced hundreds of families to electrical engineering.
Aalto University / Riemuteekkarit / photo: Linda Koskinen
University Published:

Satellites and the Electrical Engineering Workshop aroused enthusiasm among jubilee alumni

Alumni who started their studies 50 years ago at the former Helsinki University of Technology convened to celebrate.
Aalto University / Olli Paloviita lähettää auton kisaan / photo: Linda Koskinen
Cooperation, Studies Published:

Fast but controlled: racing car built during Protocamp course is equipped with artificial intelligence

The Speed Demon project team was commissioned to build a small self-driving AI racing car.
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Studies, University Published:

Building interdisciplinary connections through a new joint position

This September will be a start of building a new connection between disciplines as Sebastian Schlecht takes on the position as the professor of practice in Sound in Virtual Reality.

Events

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”
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Lectures and seminars

CS Research Day 2019

CS Research Day is jointly organized by the Department of Computer Science and Department of Communications and Networking and the Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics. The point of the event is networking and getting to know what other computer science researchers are doing. Everyone is welcome!

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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