PhD Seminar: Binaural Sound Source Localisation in Complex Environment

The ability of human beings to utilize acoustic cues to estimate the spatial location of a target is of great practical and research importance, and numerous of models have been proposed to mimic this binaural localizing approach. This research focuses on the 3-D space sound source localisation in a challenging environment with the humanoid binaural setup. In this talk, we discuss the main challenges in binaural localisation, and we are going to present several methods for the localisation in an unfamiliar environment.


Xiang Wu received the dual B.E. degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering in 2012 from Australian National University (ANU), Canberra and Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), Beijing.  He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree at ANU in the field of spatial audio signal processing. In 2017, he completed a six-month internship at Oculus Research, Facebook in Seattle USA about audio virtual reality (VR).  His research interests include binaural hearing and spatial audio.

Date & time

1.30–2.30pm 22 May 2018



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