SNAP sum­ma­ry and impres­sions

The SNAP work­shop (Sig­nal and Noise along the Audi­to­ry Path­way) is behind us. It is safe to say that it has been a great suc­cess. We will care­ful­ly look into the eval­u­a­tion forms you pro­vid­ed, and we will inform here…

SNAP Day 1 is behind us

A great day 1 of the SNAP work­shop is behind us. It could go on for­ev­er, if it would be accord­ing to me. While Thomas Lun­ner was sad­ly stopped short by new pro­gram com­mit­tee mem­ber, pan-Euro­­pean storm ras­cal “Xaver”, 45…

New paper in press — Scharinger et al., PLOS ONE [Update]

We are hap­py that our paper A Sparse Neur­al Code for Some Speech Sounds but Not for Oth­ers is sched­uled for pub­li­ca­tion in PLOS ONE on July 16th, 2012. This is also our first paper in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Alexan­dra Ben­dix­en…

Poster Pre­sen­ta­tions at SFN

There will be two poster pre­sen­ta­tions at SFN in Wash­ing­ton, DC., on the top­ic of audi­to­ry pre­dic­tions in speech per­cep­tion. The first poster, authored by Alexan­dra Ben­dix­en, Math­ias Scharinger, and Jonas Obleser, sum­ma­rizes as fol­lows: Speech sig­nals are often com­pro­mised…