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The 3rd Clarity Workshop on Machine Learning Challenges for Hearing Aids (Clarity-CEC2-2022)
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The workshop will be a one day, online event held on 12th December.

Timings and session details are provided below. All times are UK local time (i.e., UTC).

9:10The Clarity CEC2 Overview
9:40Challenge Papers: Session I
11:30Invited Talk - Karolina Smeds (ORCA Europe) and Stefan Petrausch (WS Audiology)
12:00 CPC2 and CEC3 discussion + Future Directions
13:00Challenge Papers: Session II
14:20 Prizes and conclusions

Invited Talk

Karolina Smeds

Karolina Smeds
ORCA Europe

Stefan Petrausch

Stefan Petrausch
WS Audiology

Real-life listening through hearing aids.

Real-life listening through hearing aids (Karolina Smeds and Stefan Petrausch)


To appear

Challenge paper sessions will consist of oral presentations allowing 15 minutes per team and 5 minutes for Q&A.

Challenge Papers: Session I

Sheffield System for the Second Clarity Enhancement Challenge
Zehai Tu1, Jisi Zhang1, Ning Ma1, Jon Barker1(1University of Sheffield, Department of Computer Science, Sheffield, UK)
Informed Target Speaker Extraction Using TCN and TCN-Conformer Architectures for the 2nd Clarity Enhancement Challenge
Marvin Tammen1, Ragini Sinha2, Henri Gode1, Daniel Fejgin1, Wiebke Middelberg1, Eike J. Nustede1, Reza Varzandeh1, Jörn Anemüller1, Gerald Enzner1 and Simon Doclo1,2 (1Department of Medical Physics and Acoustics and Cluster of Excellence Hearing4all, University of Oldenburg, Germany, 2Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT, Oldenburg Branch for Hearing, Speech and Audio Technology HSA, Germany)
CITEAR: A Two-Stage End-to-End System for Noisy-Reverberant Hearing-Aid Processing
Chi-Chang Lee1,2, Hong-Wei Chen3, Rong Chao2,4, Tsung-Te Liu3, Yu Tsao2(1Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2Research Center for Information Technology Innovation, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, 3Graduate Institute of Electronics Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 4Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering,National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan)
The Nanjing University - Horizon Robotics Entry to the 2nd Clarity Enhancement Challenge
Tong Lei1,2, Zhongshu Hou1,2, Yuxiang Hu2, Wanyu Yang2, Tianchi Sun 1,2, Xiaobin Rong 1,2, Dahan Wang 1,2, and Jing Lu 1,2(1Key Laboratory of Modern Acoustics Institute of Acoustics, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China 2 NJU-Horizon Intelligent Audio Lab, Horizon Robotics, Nanjing 210038, China.)

Challenge Papers: Session II

The Orka Inc Entry to the 2nd Clarity Enhancement Challenge
TBC (Orka Inc.)
DRC-NET for The 2nd Clarity Enhancement Challenge
Jinjiang Liu, Xueliang Zhang (College of Computer Science, Inner Mongolia University, China)
Multi-channel Target Speaker Extraction with Refinement: The WAVLAB Submission to the Second Clarity Enhancement Challenge <
Samuele Cornell1,2, Zhong-Qiu Wang2, Yoshiki Masuyama3,2, Shinji Watanabe2Manuel Pariente4, Nobutaka Ono3 (1Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy, 2Carnegie Mellon University, USA, 3Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan 4Pulse Audition, France)