Organizers


Team members

The challenge is organized by the Audio research group of Tampere University of Technology, by Carnegie Mellon University and by the Inria.

Tampere University of Technology

Department of Signal Processing, Audio Research Group

Tuomas Virtanen

Main coordinator of challenge

Tuomas Virtanen

Annamaria Mesaros

Postdoctoral Researcher

Coordinator of Acoustic scene classification, Detection of rare sound events, Sound event detection in real life audio

Responsibilities: challenge documentation, metrics

Annamaria Mesaros

Toni Heittola

Researcher

Coordinator of Acoustic scene classification, Detection of rare sound events, Sound event detection in real life audio

Responsibilities: webmaster, baseline systems, challenge results

Toni Heittola

Aleksandr Diment

Researcher

Coordinator of Detection of rare sound events

Responsibilities: baseline systems

Aleksandr Diment

Carnegie Mellon University

Language Technologies Institute

Benjamin Elizalde

Coordinator of Large-scale weakly supervised sound event detection for smart cars

Responsibilities: baseline systems

Benjamin Elizalde

Bhiksha Raj

Inria

Emmanuel Vincent

Senior Research Scientist